Colonel Walter Butler’s Regiment of Foot

Active 1649
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
Royalist
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelWalter Butler
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMunster 1649

Irish Confederate foot of the Munster Army fighting alongside the Royalists in 1649

Service History

1649

  • April: Mustered at Polemonnty

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Walter Butler

Officer List

Strength

Mustered April 16491).

  • The Collonell's company : captain, lieutenaut, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 25 muskets, pikemen, 23 ; souldyors sick, 6 ; absent souldiors, 5. In all : 65.
  • Liuetennant-collonell Piers Butler's company : captain, ensigne, 2 drummes, 32 muskets, 27 pikes, 6 absent. In all : 71.
  • Major Theobald Butler's company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 27 muskets, 26 pikes, 4 absent, In all 63.
  • Captain Thomas Colclogh's company: captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 26 muskets, 27 pikes, 1 sick, 2 absent. In all : 62.
  • Captain John Butler's company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne ; Serjeants, 2 ; drume, 1 ; 47 muskets, 11 absent. In all : 64.
  • Captain Hackett's company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 30 muskets, 28 pikes, 2 sick, 7 absent. In all : 63.
  • Captain Nicholas White's company: captain, liejtenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 45 muskets, 20 pikes, 1 sick, 1 absent. In all : 73.

The whole number, 341.—This regiment is well armed.

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p200