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 +======Colonel Stephenson’s Regiment of Foot======
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 +<WRAP right>
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 +|**Active**| 1649|
 +|**Country**|Ireland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Confederate|
 +| |Royalist|
 +|**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|Stephenson|
 +|**Area Raised**| |
 +|**Coat Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**|Munster 1649|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//Irish Confederate foot of the Munster Army fighting alongside the Royalists in 1649//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1649====
 +  *April: Mustered at Polemonnty
 +
 +=====Notes=====
 +Apparently this was a ‘double regiment’ organised into two battalions of 419 and 427 men respectively in 1649. Note the seventeen soldiers belonging to Colkitto in the second battalion – are these the last surviving Redshanks?
 +===== Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 +
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +==== Stephenson====
 +====Officer List====
 +=====Strength=====
 + ​Mustered April 1649((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p200)).
 +  *The collonell'​s company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 serjeants, one drumme, 38 musketts, 24 pikes, sicke 11, absent 8. In all : 86.
 +  *Lieutenant-collonell Purcell’s company: captain, lieutenant, ensign, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 28 musketts, 28 pikes, 5 sicke ; absent, 2. In all : 69.
 +  *Captain Richard Stephenson'​s company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 29 musketts, 20 pikes, 3 sick. In all : 58.
 +  *Captain Garrott FitzGrerrald'​s company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne,. 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 30 muskets, 1 sick. In all : 47.
 +  *Captaine Aliexander Brett'​s company : captaine, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 24 musketts, 35 pikes ; sick, 5. In all : 70.
 +  *Captaine Morrish Harbert'​s company : captaine, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 38 musketts, 33 pikes, 12 sick. In all : 89.
 +  *Captaine John Oge FitzGerrald'​s company: captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 29 muskets, 36 pikes, 1 sick ; absent, 4. In all : 75. 
 +
 +The whole number, 419.—This regiment is well armed.
 +
 +  *Major Carmuck'​s companys : captaine, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 37 armed with pikes. In all : 64. The rest ill-armed.1
 +  *Captaine Daniell O'​Neill'​s company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 31 musketts, 23 pikes. In all : 53.
 +  *Captaine Morrogh McSwynye'​s company : captain, lieutenant, ensign, 2 Serjeants, 25 musketts, 24 pikes, In all : 51.
 +  *Captaine Sowrley McDonnell'​s company : captaine, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 piper, 33 musketts, 32 pikes. In all : 68.
 +  *Captaine James Cambell'​s company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 17 musketts, 31 pikes, never a good pike amongst them. There are seven unarmed men in the company.
 +  *Captain Doran'​s company: captaine, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 25 musketts, 40 pikes. In all : 68. The company is very ill-armed, [many] of the pikes unserviceable,​ many calivers unfixed.
 +  *Captain Galloghor'​s company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 16 muskets, 36 pikes. In all : 54. Never a good pike nor musket in this company.
 +  *Seaventeene souldiers belonging to Coolekittagh.
 +  *Captaine Madden'​s company : captaine, lieutenant, ensigne, two Serjeants, 30 musketts, 15 pikes. ​
 +
 +The whole number, 427.
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====