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Re: Composition of the US Regular Army

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  • awhitelion2000
    AND of course the Regiment of Light Artillery [ Idon t want anyone rolling cannonballs at me!] Tom Dunbar
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 20, 2012
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      AND of course the Regiment of Light Artillery [ Idon't want anyone rolling cannonballs at me!] Tom Dunbar

      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "awhitelion2000" <awhitelion2000@...> wrote:
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      > I thought I had posted the answer to the first part of your question, but I guess I didn't hit "Send"!
      > In 1808 the armty was increased so that there were one artillery regiment, one regiment of light dragoons, one rifle regiment and infantry regiments numbered 1-7.
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      > --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "sabre1183" <sabre1183@> wrote:
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      > > Greetings all!
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      > > I have a quick question for some research I am doing--what was the composition of the Regular US army before war was declared in June 1812? I am interested in numbers of Infantry/Artillery/Rifle regiments. I know there were a total of 48 Infantry regiments by the end of the war, so when were the additional units added? Thanks so much!
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      > > Best Regards,
      > > Travis Bennett
      > > 23rd US Infantry
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