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confederate:foot-regiments:col.-richard-o-farrell [11/11/2019 23:20]
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confederate:foot-regiments:col.-richard-o-farrell [20/05/2020 23:04] (current)
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-|**Active**|1643 to 1650|+|**Active**|1643 to 1652|
 |**Country**|Ireland| |**Country**|Ireland|
 |**Allegiance**|Confederate| |**Allegiance**|Confederate|
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 ====1648==== ====1648====
 ====1649==== ====1649====
-  *November: ​First siege at Waterford?+  *November ​to DecemberBesieged ​at Waterford ​(First siege)?
   *December: Skirmish at Passage Fort?   *December: Skirmish at Passage Fort?
 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *January: ​Second siege at Waterford+  *January: ​Besieged ​at Waterford ​(Second siege)
   *June: Battle of Scarrifhollis?​   *June: Battle of Scarrifhollis?​
 ====1652==== ====1652====
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 Farrell'​s regiment were credited with routing [[protestant:​foot-regiments:​edward-lord-conway|Lord Blayney’s Regiment of Foot]] at Benburb, defeating Monro'​s left wing.  Farrell'​s regiment were credited with routing [[protestant:​foot-regiments:​edward-lord-conway|Lord Blayney’s Regiment of Foot]] at Benburb, defeating Monro'​s left wing. 
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-In March 1643 Farrell returned from foreign service bringing //arms for a regiment//​. ​+In March 1643 Farrell returned from foreign service bringing //arms for a regiment//. In 1650 they were conventionally equipped with pikes and muskets
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Richard O’Farrell ==== ==== Richard O’Farrell ====
-[[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Richard_O%27Farrell_(Irish_Confederate)|O'​Farrell]],​ or simply Farrell, previously served in O'​Neill'​s regiment on the continent, but returned later to Ireland. ​+[[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Richard_O%27Farrell_(Irish_Confederate)|O'​Farrell]],​ or simply Farrell, previously served in O'​Neill'​s regiment on the continent, but returned later to Ireland. By 1650 he was Lieutenant General
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 Mustered at Waterford, the 29th of January, 1650: Mustered at Waterford, the 29th of January, 1650: