Colonel Cormac O’Hagan’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelCormac O’Hagan
Area RaisedDerry
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Irish Confederate regiment of foot raised to hold Southern Derry in 1642

Service History

1642

  • April: Sir Phelim O’Neill organises O’Hagan and 14 captains into a regiment to hold Southern Derry1).

Notes

Early on, O' Hagan seized Moneymore with a company, probably of Viscount Taffe’s Regiment of Foot that were planned to be transported abroad.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Cormac O’Hagan

Officer List

  • Captains in 1642 were 5 O'Hagans, 4 O'Neils, and one each O'Devlin, O'Quinn and O'Mellan, William Taafe and Mulholland.

Strength

  • 1642: 14 companies

See Also

1) Confederate Catholics at War. Padraig Lenihan, Cork University Press, 2001. ISBN 1 85918 244 5. p 18