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60th Royal American Regiment. Great Britain (1757-1957)



  • Existence: 1757 - 1957

Royal American Regiment was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army that was originally raised in British North America during the phase of the Seven Years' War in North America known as 'The French and Indian War.' Subsequently numbered the 60th Regiment of Foot, the regiment served for more than 200 years throughout the British Empire.

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Great Britain. Royal American Regiment commission

Mss 757452
Identifier: Mss 757452
Scope and Contents Commission signed by Lt. Co. John Young, of Joseph Johnson to raise a unit of Mohegan Indian scouts. Accompanied by orders to Johnson to scout Fort Edward to Fort Ticonderoga and rejoin the regiment at Fort William Henry. On the document is a letter from Johnson to his wife (August 19, 1757), describing life in camp and detailing the sickness of some of his fellow scouts.