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Re: Seringaphatam, May 4th, 1799.

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  • Greg Butt
    Kind regards to the gallant De Meurons, from the 73rd Regiment of Foot, formerly the 73rd Highland Regiment and brothers in arms at the seige and taking of
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      Kind regards to the gallant De Meurons, from the 73rd Regiment of Foot,
      formerly the 73rd Highland Regiment and brothers in arms at the seige and
      taking of Seringapatam.

      The 73rd's first two battle homours were Mangalore and Seringapatam. Huzzah
      for Col Wellesley.

      Sgt.G. Butt

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Jim Keigher <jkeigher@...>
      To: WarOf1812@onelist.com <WarOf1812@onelist.com>
      Date: Tuesday, 4 May 1999 13:29
      Subject: [WarOf1812] Seringaphatam, May 4th, 1799.


      >From: Jim Keigher <jkeigher@...>
      >
      >To all,
      >
      >Tomorrow (May 4th) is the 200th anniversary of Seringaphatam.
      >
      >Best wishes to those who portray Regiments that took part in the Mysore
      >campaign, under Col. Wellesley. Most especially to all the deMeuron's out
      >there in the world.
      >
      >The deMeuron's first battle honour reads "Seringaphatam, May 4th, 1799."
      >
      >Huzzah!
      >
      >YMH&OS
      >
      >Jim Keigher
      >Corps of Canadian Voyageurs
      >Fort William
      >
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