82nd Regiment of Foot (1777)

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82nd Regiment of Foot
Active16 December 1777 – 1784
Country Kingdom of Great Britain (1777–1784)
BranchArmy
TypeLine Infantry

The 82nd Regiment of Foot was a British army regiment raised for service in the American Revolutionary War.

The regiment was raised in Lanarkshire, Scotland on 16 December 1777.[1] It was sent to New York in August 1779 and then to establish and defend New Ireland in June 1779.[1] It was sent to Wilmington, North Carolina in April 1781 and was interned at Yorktown.[1] It was disbanded in 1784.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "82nd Regiment of Foot". Regiments.org. Archived from the original on 13 January 2006. Retrieved 26 February 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)