Elgin's Regiment of Fencible Infantry
Elgin's Regiment of Fencible Infantry or Elgin's Fencible Highlanders was raised in November 1794.
Major Thomas, Earl of Elgin, from the 12th Foot was Colonel of this fencible regiment with the permanent army rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. John Hepburn Belches was appointed to be a Lieutenant-Colonel in the regiment and Patrick Tyler to be a Major.
- Chapman, A., ed. (September 1795), "Promotions Sequestrations etc", The Scots Magazine; Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics 57, Edinburgh: James Watson and company, p. 616
- McGuigan, Ron (September 2009) , The Forgotten Army: Fencible Regiments of Great Britain 1793 - 1816: Regiments of Fencible Infantry 1793 - 1803, Napoleon Series[better source needed]
- Stewart, David (1822), Sketches of the character, manners and present state of the Highlanders of Scotland (2 ed.), Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, p. 396