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20712Re: Battle of Bladensburg

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  • r_grein_au
    Feb 12, 2004
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      Thanks very much for that Tim. I had a sneaking suspicion it was
      like that.


      Thanks for the confirmation.

      Cheers


      Rolf


      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, BritcomHMP@a... wrote:
      >
      > In a message dated 2/12/04 3:54:15 AM, r_grein_au@y... writes:
      >
      >
      > >
      > > I'm doing a bit of research into the battle of Bladensburg. Does
      > > anyone know if the British 85th Light regiment had Rifles or
      Muskets?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      > Muskets. The only units using rifles were designated as such. The
      95th Foot
      > (rifles) n.b. NOT the Rifle Brigade until 1816, and the Rifle
      Company of the
      > 60th Foot (Royal Americans).
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Tim
      >
      >
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