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General Thomas Preston’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelThomas Preston
Area RaisedLeinster
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeinster 1642-3

Irish Confederate foot raised as part of a ‘running army’ for Leinster

Service History

1642

  • November: Raised in Leinster1).

1643

1644

1645

1646

  • August: Battle of Dungan's Hill

Notes

Unlike most of the Irish foot, many of Preston's regiment escaped the disaster at Dungan's Hill

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Thomas Preston

Officer List

Strength

See Also

1) Confederate Catholics at War. Padraig Lenihan, Cork University Press, 2001. ISBN 1 85918 244 5. p 50