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Not a comprehensive listing
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1794County Cork had 24 Militia Companies, but quartered seventy four/
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BaltimoreJohn Becher, 1728. Possibly Captain Becher who in 1752 took Pocock out to Island off Baltimore. Iniskertin 19 guns, fort 17 guns protecting Baltimore Harbour
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Bandon
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1753Colonel's Bradshaw's RegimentCaptain Conningham's Company/Colonel's Bowcowan's RegimentIt may be that a local soldier enlisted reather then the regiment being based locally
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1754Captain Esbitt's CompanyColonel Jordan's Regiment Captin Loftus Company
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1755General Brag's Regiment/Captain Cannock's Company28th Regiment Captain John Adison's Company
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1754Colonel's Buscoun's Regiment/Colonel Jordan's Regiment/Captaain Lostier's Company61st Regiment
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1755Captain John Adison's company of 28th Regimenthttp://www.bandon-genealogy.com/parish-records-kilbrogan-marriages-1763-1865.htm
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1756Queeens Royal Regiment Colonel Fitzwilliam Major MolesworthCaptain Alexander's Company
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1758Colonel Folliott's Regiment Captain Bat's Company
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1759Captain Alexander's Companyhttp://www.bandon-genealogy.com/parish-records-kilbrogan-marriages-1763-1865.htm
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1760General Hanside's RegimentColonel Morgam's Regiment
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1761Sir John Whiteford's regimentMajor Cunningham's Royal Scots/Royal RegimentRoyal Militia
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176544th Regiment
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17666th Regiment61st Regiment
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176758th Regiment
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1755Liutenant Generals Folliott's Regimenthttp://www.bandon-genealogy.com/parish-records-kilbrogan-marriages-1763-1865.htm
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1769Colonel Hales Light Horse
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1770(HC 14/5/1770) – This day two troops of Lord Drogheda’s light Dragoons, arrived in town [Cork city] on their way to Bandon, who are to relieve Col. Hale’s light Dragoons now quartered there.
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1771Light Horse
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177117th RegimentCaptain ChichesterFortescue Gardtin court martialed in Dubl on charges of mishandling funds while in Bandonhttps://books.google.ie/books?id=8_A5AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA64&lpg=PA64&dq=H.+John+Scottowe,+Esq.,+M.D.+cork&source=bl&ots=PTERy1fYoL&sig=hjt50T2HPemthQynfqdF9K6mxGI&hl=ga&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiz18yE6NzaAhVhOMAKHZhSCmoQ6AEISTAJ#v=snippet&q=bandon&f=false
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1777Bandon BoyneBandon Boyne, 1777
Colonel: ??
Captain: ??
Lieutenant: ??
Ensign John Loane
Chaplain: ?? Wright
Surgeon Richard Loane
Secretary Bernard Blake
One Company. Uniform: Blue edged buff, yellow buttons, buff waistcoat and breeches, gold epaulets
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17798th Light Horse
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178114th Light DragoonsDeserted Daniel O'Creely aged 19
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178214th Light Dragoons /captain Monk's Troop embacqued for indies ith Sir John Burgoyne
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1783P.W. RgimentEnniskeane
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1784Captain Hatton's 5th Royal irish Dragoon
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1778Bandon IndependentsBandon Independants, March 29th , 1778
Colonel Francis Bernard
Captain Robert Sealy
Lieutenant Thomas Child
Adjutant George Kingston
Ensign John Traverse (Travers)
Chaplain George Sealy
Surgeon Richard Loane
Secretary Richard Needham
One company. Uniform: Scarlet, faced black, gold epaulets, yellow buttons, green jackets, laced black.
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1778Bandon CavalryBandon Cavalry: May 6th 1778
Colonel Sampson Stawell
Major John Moore Traverse (Travers),
Captains Robert Waterhouse
Captain Simon F. Davies
Cornet Charles Bernard
Chaplain Charles Hewitt
Surgeon – ??
One Troop. Uniform – dark olive green jacket, half lapelled, crimson velvet cuffs and collar, silver epaulets; furniture, white cloth, hosing and holster caps embroidered; device B.C. harp and Crown.
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17845th Dragoons
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17852nd Regiment Cavalry, 5th Dragoons3 Companies
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1769Colonel Hale's Light Horse
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178713th Light Dragoons
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178817th Dragoons2 units
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178917th 3 TroopsGentelman's and London Magazine 1789
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1794, InnishannonNorth Cork Militia
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179513th Dragoons, Royal Downshire MilitiaMasonic Lodge attached to Downshires
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1796Caithness Legion, Fencibles
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179730th Regiment, 1st and 2nd Fencible Dragoons, Roscommon Militia, 60th Regiment, Caithness Regiment, Rothsay, Leitrim Militia, Westmeath Militia, Wexford Militia, Meath 1797/8Kildare Militia, Sligo Militia, Leitrim Militia, Lord Glentworth's Cavalry from Limerick, Lord Jocelyn's Cavalry, Many of the senior officers made Freemen of Bandon. In Cork generally for tis period may senor officers made Magistrates as in 1821. Westmeth Militia Commanding Officer Sir Hugh O'Reilly skirmish Ballinascarthy attacked by a few hundred armed with pikes.Court Martial tried 4 for mutiny they were convicted and executed in a field after Droumkeen Cross1898 Death William Coveney aged 115 yrs Kilpatrick Had worked and lived at Kilpatrick for more than 90 yrs, right up until the last 12 months. Had memories of a great concentration of soldiers in Bandon in 1798 when the French fleet was in Bantry Bay
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1th April, 1797 Mary Moaxly m Thos Keating, London Militia
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1798Ballinascarthy During the disturbances of 1798 this place was the scene of an obstinate engagement between a party of the insurgent forces and some companies of the Westmeath militia, which would have terminated in the defeat of the latter, but for the arrival of the Caithness legion from Bandon, which came very opportunely to their aidhttp://www.corkgen.org/publicgenealogy/cork/potpourri/corkancestors.com/Timoleague.htm
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1799Royal Limerick County MIlitiaSergeant Henry Taylor, Pallaskenry discovered rebel conspiracy' and was paid £15, wife petitioning for appointmetn 1822 for three sons to police.Chief Secretary Papers
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1799Caithness Legion, Louth Militia 1799/80, South Cork Militia.Nottingham Fencibles
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180082nd Regiment, 3rd Regiment Foot GuardsRoyal Irish Artillery/Cheshire Fencible Infantry3rd Regiment of Foot. Game cert, Capt. Wm. Anth. Brabazon, Louth Regiment, Bandon
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1800Lieut. Col. Wm. Monro, Bandon. Rev. George Monro, KillowenThe following list appeared in THE NEW CORK EVENING POST for Monday 24 March 1800, amended to concentrate on West and South Cork:
A Correct List of Certificates Issued by James Chatterton,the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Cork between the first of May 1799 and the first of October in the same year, pursuant to an Act passed in this Kingdom in the 39th year of his Majesty's Reign, entitled an Act for granting to his Majesty certain Duties on Certificates to be issued with respect to the Killing of Game.
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1800Capt. Alex. Filgate, Louth Regiment, BandonThe following list appeared in THE NEW CORK EVENING POST for Monday 24 March 1800, amended to concentrate on West and South Cork:
A Correct List of Certificates Issued by James Chatterton,the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Cork between the first of May 1799 and the first of October in the same year, pursuant to an Act passed in this Kingdom in the 39th year of his Majesty's Reign, entitled an Act for granting to his Majesty certain Duties on Certificates to be issued with respect to the Killing of Game.
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1800Colonel Sir Benjamin DunbarThe following list appeared in THE NEW CORK EVENING POST for Monday 24 March 1800, amended to concentrate on West and South Cork:
A Correct List of Certificates Issued by James Chatterton,the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Cork between the first of May 1799 and the first of October in the same year, pursuant to an Act passed in this Kingdom in the 39th year of his Majesty's Reign, entitled an Act for granting to his Majesty certain Duties on Certificates to be issued with respect to the Killing of Game.
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1801Cavan Regiment/Militia, Antrim Militia, Clare MilitiaAntrim Regiment/56th Regiment f Ft
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180221st Light Dragoons
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1803Clare Militia
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180496th Regiment of Foot, 12th Dragoons, South Mayo 1804, Meath, Cavan MilitiaMasonic Lodge Attached to 12th Dragoons
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180536th Regiment, Clare Militia
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180840th Regiment, South Cork Militia.
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Edward Nicholson, 98th Regiment, and Elizabeth Beare on 16 October 1808
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1810Brigader General Mann, Brigader General Fisher, Colonel De Arcy, en route to BantryStayed McDowells Hotel Cork, 26th September 1810Dublin Evening Post 27th September 1810
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1812Brunswick Hussars, Kerry Militia
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1813royal Artilery
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18141st Dragoon Guards12th Veteran Battalion/7th Guard
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181513th Light Dragoons, North Cork Militia
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181695th Regiment, South Cork Militia Innishannon82nd Regiment
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181720th Light DragoonsOne TroopHQ Cork
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1818Royal Artillery
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1822Rifle Brigade
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182357th Regiment
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Letter from Maj William Miller, Inspector General of Police [in Munster], Fermoy, [County Cork], to Francis Leveson Gower, Chief Secretary, forwarding 2 documents relating to an affray between police and a number of soldiers of the 19th Regiment at Bandon on 29 October 1829, namely: letter he received from chief constable Westropp P Watkins, Bandon; and transcript copy of statements made by constable James Lawler and subconstables Edward Mills, Healy and James Hosford.http://www.csorp.nationalarchives.ie/search/index.php?simpleSearchSbm=Search&category=27&searchDescTxt=bandon&offset=220&browseresults=true
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SO/RP/1832/5785. Damp press copy of letter from Sir William Gosset, [Under Secretary], Dublin Castle, to [Sir Hussey Vivian], Lieutenant General Commanding, wishing to know if Capt Jones, commanding a detachment of the 69th Regiment at Bandon, [County Cork], is a suitable candidate for the commission of the peace.CSO/RP/1832/4455. Letter from Sir George R Bingham, Cork, to Maj Miller, noting that he has proposed placing troops in Bantry and Skibbereen. Also related letter from William Miller, [Inspector General], Fermoy, [County Cork], to Edward Smith Stanley, [Chief Secretary], reporting that he has encountered a ‘rooted hatred to the Tithe System’ and a determination to resist tithes and church rates; recommending that the military be posted in that area.http://www.csorp.nationalarchives.ie/search/index.php?simpleSearchSbm=Search&category=27&searchDescTxt=skibbereen&offset=160&browseresults=trueCSO/RP/1832/437. Letter signed by five magistrates, Bandon Petty Sessions, [County Cork], to the Earl of Shannon, enclosing a copy of a letter from their chief constable clarifying that a magistrate and the military should be present when the constabulary are called upon to assist in the serving of tithe processes; seeking the stationing of troops in the barracks in Bandon. Also covering letter from [Henry Boyle, 3rd earl of] Shannon, [Lord Lieutenant of Cork], Castle Martyr [Castlemartyr, County Cork], to Sir William Gosset, [Under Secretary]. Also letter from Sir Hussey Vivian, Royal Hospital, Dublin, to Gosset, reporting that a company of the 69th Regiment marched from Kinsale to Bandon.CSO/RP/1832/6306. Memorial signed by 13 army pensioners of Chelsea Hospital, Clonakilty, [County Cork], to Henry William Paget, Lord Lieutenant, noting that they have been sworn in as special constables; seeking to be relieved of the duty of parading during fair and market days and Sundays or to be appointed to a Peace Preservation Force and provided with adequate police pay, clothing and arms; noting their former regiments. [Contains list of names not given in this description].
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CSO/RP/1832/6119. Letter from the[Maj Gen Edward Blakeney, Commander in Chief], Major General Commanding, Royal Hospital, [Dublin], to Sir William Gosset, [Under Secretary], forwarding a report [not extant] from Col Wilson, commanding the 65th Reserve concerning the enforcement of tithes at Kilmeen, [possibly County Cork].
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183328th Regiment of foot
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183486th Regiment96th Regiment
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183543rd Regiment of Foot4th Dragoon Guards, from Cork in 1835 elections.
Infantry. Some to Clonakilty from Bandon.
Aiding Civil power to preserve peace.
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1840There is a barracks for 8 officers and 119 non commissioned officers plus 61 horses.
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184767th Foot
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184879th Regiment
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184912th Lancers
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185041st Regiment7th Hussars1850 Anne wife of Alexander Jeffery 34, Major Alexander Jeffrey, 9th Squadron Regiment also buried no date. Garryvurcha Graveyard
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185487th Cork Light Infintary Militia1854 moved to Bandon from RathcormcMarched to KInsle 1855, then to Dublin and Cork 1856 when it ws dispersedColours retired to ballymodan Church 1856
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1852. Clonakilty Board of Guardians Records: Letter received from 2nd Regiment stating that a recruiting party is to attend in Bandon ‘and that if any paupers in the workhouse are willing to enlist that they may get directions to proceed to Bandon’.

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18578th Regiment
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185874th Regiment
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1919-20Essex Regiment, 1st BatallionNotorious for ill treatment of captivesIntellegence Officer Major Edward Percival loathed during troubles, as Lt. General surrendered Singapore to Japanese, Tom Barry send him a telegram re same.
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1660Colonel WatersGovernor Bantry FortPaid 5 shillings a day. Left for Spain 1666Paddy O'Keeffe papers
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18614th Regiment of Foot
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Bantry
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1581English GarrisonPossibly at DonemarkPaddy O'Keeffe papers
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1602Garrison Whiddy IslandErl of Thomand had 1,200 regiment of footPaddy O'Keeffe
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16521,200 Foot and HorseWhiddy IslandPaddy O'Keeffe papers
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Post 1659Thomas Lewis, William Strey, OfficersBantry Fort1659 West Cork Census from Poll Money Ordinances
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c 1660Iretons Fort NewtownNewtownformerly a substantial town below fort. In frosty weather remains of houses and street visible nest to Newtown House
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c 1660Durrus Court former Mccarthy castle, Gearhameen significant military garrison
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1663-1667Col Robert Manley's RegimentBantry Fort, NewtownPaddy O'Keeffe papers
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1678Captain Hilliard's Comany4 FilesPaddy O'Keeffe papers
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1678Major Baversham's CompanyPaddy O'Keeffe papers
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1694Anti Tory MeasuresBantry 40, Berehaven 40, Glenlauren 21. Glendariff 20. Comohola, 20, Cummer 20, from Colonel Micheburne. Skibbeeen 20, Rosscarbery 20Each to have 2 sergeants 2 corporals to be paid once a fortningt.Paddy O'Keeffe papers
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1702Barrack MasterPaid allowance of £36.10.0 per annumCS Papers
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1714Copy letter from Captain Lewis Lermond in Bantry to Lieutenant Colonel Manning, his superior officer, in Dublin giving an account of disturbances caused by a 'Clan of loose unaccountable Irish Papists' who 'appear with Swords, Cutlashes and Fire Arms, to the Great Terror of the Neighbouring Subjects.' in Crookhaven, Co. Cork. He encloses with the letter supporting letters and statements by Finin Merigoe, Dermod Merigoe, Kedagh Donovan and Cornelius McMurtigh.Mentioned In a military report from Governor Bantry, re activities of O’Mahnoy family Irish Papist, openly carrying arms allegedly terrorising local population, privateers. If Downes may be related to Protestant Bishop if Dowe small landlords in Crookhaven and Bantry area, papers in Marsh's Library Dublin. Proposes to send out a sergeant adn 12 men.
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1737Robert RogersBarrackmasterSuggesting a nmajor presence
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1750Colonel BoothbyHis troops march from Bantry aganst Murty O'Sullivan in Puxley spat.
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.March 17621762, Dispatch of General Sebright's and General Alercron's, General Montagues, Light Infantry, Royal Scottish from Cork to Bantry to be Followed by a Company of Every Regiment in the Kingdom of Ireland.
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