Historical Record of the Third, Or the King's Own Regiment of Light Dragoons Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1685, and of Its Subsequent Services to 1846.
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Historical Record of the Third, Or the King's Own Regiment of Light Dragoons Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1685, and of Its Subsequent Services to 1846.

By Richard Cannon
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  • HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE THIRD, OR THE KING'S OWN REGIMENT OF LIGHT DRAGOONS: CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE FORMATION OF THE REGIMENT In 1685, AND OF ITS SUBSEQUENT SERVICES To 1846.
  • GENERAL ORDERS.
  • PREFACE.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • ON THE INSTITUTION OF LIGHT CAVALRY IN THE BRITISH ARMY.
    • Light Dragoons.
      • Incorporated in 1759.
      • Incorporated in 1760.
    • Incorporated in 1759.
    • Incorporated in 1760.
    • Light Dragoons
      • Were embodied in 1779.
      • Embodied in 1781.
    • Were embodied in 1779.
    • Embodied in 1781.
    • Light Dragoons
      • Were incorporated in 1794.
      • Raised in 1795.
    • Were incorporated in 1794.
    • Raised in 1795.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CONTENTS.
  • HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE THIRD, OR THE KING'S OWN, REGIMENT OF LIGHT DRAGOONS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • SUCCESSION OF COLONELS OF THE THIRD, OR THE KING'S OWN REGIMENT OF LIGHT DRAGOONS.
    • Charles, Duke of Somerset, K.G. Appointed 2nd August, 1685.
    • Alexander Cannon. Appointed 2nd August, 1687.
    • Richard Leveson. Appointed 31st December, 1688.
    • Thomas, Lord Fairfax. Appointed 30th January, 1694.
    • William Lloyd. Appointed 21st February, 1695.
    • George Carpenter. Appointed 31st December, 1703.
    • Philip Honeywood. Appointed 29th May, 1732.
    • Humphrey Bland. Appointed 18th April, 1743.
    • James, Lord Tyrawley. Appointed 8th July, 1752.
    • George, Earl of Albemarle. Appointed 8th April, 1755.
    • Charles, Lord Southampton. Appointed 20th October, 1772.
    • Francis Lascelles. Appointed 23rd March, 1797.
    • Sir Charles Grey, K.B. Appointed 4th September, 1799.
    • William Cartwright. Appointed 28th November, 1807.
    • Stapleton Cotton, Viscount Combermere, G.C.B., and G.C.H. Appointed 25th January, 1821.
    • Lord George Thomas Beresford, G.C.H. Appointed 16th September, 1829.
    • Lord Charles Somerset Manners, K.C.B. Appointed 8th November, 1839.
  • APPENDIX TO THE HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE THIRD, OR THE KING'S OWN, REGIMENT OF LIGHT DRAGOONS.
    • Copy of a Despatch of Brigadier M. White, C.B., Commanding the Cavalry Division on the 18th December, 1845, to the Adjutant-General of the Army in India.
    • Copy of a Despatch from Brigadier M. White, C.B., Commanding the Cavalry Division, to the Adjutant-General of the Army in India.
    • Extracts from Minutes of Proceedings of the House of Lords.—2nd March, 1846.
    • Extracts from Minutes of Proceedings of the House of Lords.—2nd April, 1846.
    • Extracts from the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Commons.—2nd March, 1846.
      • MILITARY OPERATIONS ON THE SUTLEJ.
    • MILITARY OPERATIONS ON THE SUTLEJ.
    • Extracts from the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Commons.—2nd April, 1846.
      • BATTLE OF ALIWAL.
      • BATTLE OF SOBRAON.
    • BATTLE OF ALIWAL.
    • BATTLE OF SOBRAON.
  • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES
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