Colonel Richard Farrell’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645 to 1646
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
CaptainRichard Farrell
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOwen Roe O’Neill 1646

Irish Catholic Confederation troop of horse fighting at Benburb

Service History

1645

  • Farrell commissioned Colonel of foot and captain of a troop of horse by Owen Roe O'Neill

1646

  • June: Battle of Benburb1)

Notes

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Richard Farrell

Richard Farrell was an experienced officer who returned from the continent in March 1643

Strength

  • July 1646: 40 men

See Also

1) The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.