Angus Regiment of Fencibles
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20th October 1794 - Order to Lord Archibald Douglas to raise a regiment of fencible men. Framed document. Lord Archibald Douglas was commanding officer to Colonel Charles Hunter, 8th Laird of Burnside, who helped to set up the Angus Regiment of Fencibles in 1794.
Charles Hunter, 8th Laird of Burnside, was instrumental in setting
up the Angus Regiment of Fencibles. His son, David, 9th Laird of
Burnside went on to fight with the Militia in Ireland and became a
General. 'Had a good many Highlanders from the Highland borders.'
The Angusshire Fencibles disbanded in Perth 19th july 1802.
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