Col. Robert Saunderson's Regiment of Foot

Active1641 to 1650
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelRobert Saunderson
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Laggan Army regiment of foot serving throughout the Confederate Wars

Service History

1641

  • Winter 1641-2: Raised from amongst refugees from Co, Tyrone

1642

1643

1644

1645

  • July: Capture of Sligo. Left there as garrison.

1646

1647

1648

1649

  • July: Joins the rest of the Laggan Army besieging Londonderry

1650

  • April: Coote reorganizes remaining Laggan forces into 2 regts under Col Saunderson and Col Gore.
  • June: Battle of Scariffhollis

Notes

Saunderson also had a troop of Horse in Sir Charles Coote’s Regiment of Horse.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Robert Saunderson

Officer Lists

Winter 1647-81)

  • Coll Robert Sanderson
  • Major Mongomery
  • Capt Alex Stewart
  • Capt Dennis Doyne
  • Capt James Hamilton
  • Capt Maxwell

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See Also

1) N.A. SP28/202/288v