Captain James Barnewall’s Troop of Horse

ConflictsIrish Confederate War
CaptainJames Barnewall
Area RaisedLeinster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCastlehaven 1644

Irish Confederate horse of the Leinster Army serving under Castlehaven in 1644

Service History


  • Serving under Colonel Butler in Castlehaven’s army1)


Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

James Barnewall

By 1649 he was leading a troop in Viscount Dillon’s Regiment of Horse as the regiment's major.

Officer List


  • 1644: A single troop of 50 horse

See Also

1) History of the Irish Confederation and the war in Ireland, 1641 [-1649] containing a narrative of affairs of Ireland, by Richard Bellings. With correspondence and documents of the confederation and of the administrators of the English government in Ireland, contemporary personal statements, memoirs, etc. Now for the first time published from original manuscripts. Ed. by John T. Gilbert.