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Loyalist Regiments for British and Loyalist troops during the American Revolution

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  • 64th. Regiment of Foot
  • 84th Royal Highland Emigrants
  • American Volunteers - raised by Daniel McAlpin 30 July 1777
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  • Barton's Corps
  • Brant's Volunteers
  • Bucks County Volunteers
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  • Butler's Rangers - raised by John Butler 16 Sept. 1777
  • DeLancey's Brigade
  • Emmerich's Chasserus
  • Guides & Pioneers
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  • Jessup's Corps (Loyal Rangers)
  • King's American Dragoons
  • King's American Regiment
  • King's Loyal Americans - see Queen's Loyal Rangers
  • King's Rangers (raised and commanded by Robert Roger's brother) The King's Rangers was only nominally raised and commanded by Robert Rogers. By this time he had already been removed from command of the Queen's Rangers. James Rogers, his brother, was de facto in charge and Robert Rogers merely commander de jure. (as sent by Ian Hooker). Another site for Kings' Rangers information
  • Kings Carolina Rangers
  • King's Royal Regiment of New York (aka Johnson's Greens) ~ another site for information may be found at The King's Royal Yorkers
  • Loyal American Regiment
  • Loyal New Englanders
  • Loyal Rangers - see Queen's Loyal Rangers
  • Loyal Volunteers. The Loyal Volunteers, under Francis Van Pfister, joined Burgoyne's army on 15 Aug. 1777. This corp was restructured in 1779 when Robert Leake ordered to raise a company from their remains - this company then fought with Sir John's Royal Yorkers.
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  • Maryland Loyalists
  • Montagu's (Duke of Comberland's Regiment)
  • Naval Department
  • North Carolina Volunteers
  • New England Volunteers
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  • New York Volunteers
  • Prince of Wales American Regiment
  • Queen's Rangers (raised by Robert Rogers) - A brief history of the Queen's Rangers and the intimate connection the regiment has with Simcoe and the Loyalists is on Ian's Web Page Ian also sends this brief description: the The Queen's Loyal Rangers: A battalion of men of New England background, many of whom had settled in the New Hampshire Grants (later Vermont). The regiment was almost wiped out in a raid and never recovered (for lack of recruits). In 1781 it was amalgamated with the King's Loyal Americans. The new unit, under Edward Jessup, was called the Loyal Rangers.
  • South Carolina Loyal Militia
  • South Carolina Royalist & Dragoons
  • Westchester Loyalists

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