The United States Army : 1812-1815 (Men-At-Arms Series, 345) by James Kochan, Dave Rickman

By James Kochan, Dave Rickman

The warfare of 1812 was once the genuine making of the ordinary regiments and corps of the USA military. 3 years' combating opposed to Britain observed the White condo burned down, but in addition the bloody repulse of the redcoats, then the simplest infantry on the earth, on a couple of battlefields. The small constabulary strength which entered the battle - ill-led, ill-supported, and with an doubtful procedure of provide - ended it as a qualified military with a method of command and prone equivalent to any. This meticulous background of the uniforms of the yankee regulars is illustrated with many formerly unseen work and pictures.

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H. F. J. von Viennghoff 1706 Garrison in Riga 1699. Österbottens tremänningar were placed in the regiment in 1701. Part of the regiment went in the combined regiment of the Riga garrison which went to the support of Schlippenbach's Army in 1702. The remainder belonged to the Riga garrison, and in 1705 joined Lewenhaupt's Army. One battalion went with him to the Ukraine. After Ljesna the survivors of the regiment were placed in the Närke-Värmlands regemente. Captured after Poltava. The other battalion was lost when Riga fell in 1710.

Jämtlands dragonregemente (1,048 men) The regiment considers its origins to be the Ångermanlands, Medelpads och Jämtlands regemente raised in 1646. Part of this regiment and a few companies of Sperlings dragonregemente formed the Jämtlands regemente till fot in 1670. Indelt in 1689 and received its final name: Col-, Ltc-, Maj-, Brunflo, Hallens, Qvickens, Rävsunds, Bergs. Except for the cavalry company, the regiment was dismounted. Colonels: C. Hård 1688, B. Ribbing 1705, M. H. Horn 1717. In the homeland guarding the Jämtland border with Norway.

Not raised again. A part of the men entered Russian service as did Schlippenbach himself 1703/07: Hat with yellow lace. Blue coat with brass buttons, blue kamisol and leather breeches. Blue cloak with yellow lace on the collar. Blue schabraque and yellow pistol covers. Livländsk dragonskvadron (200 men) Raised by enlistment in 1701 by A. J. von Schlippenbach. J. R. Skogh 1706. In the beginning belonged to Schlippenback's Army, but in 1705joined Lewenhaupt. With him to the Ukraine and captured after Poltava.

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