A Short History of the Old 78th Regiment or Fraser's Highlanders 1757-1763. First Edition.

By: HARPER, J.R.

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HARPER, Colonel J.R. A Short History of the Old 78th Regiment or Fraser's Highlanders 1757-1763. [With a foreword by Brigadier Lord Lovat]. Chomedey, City of Laval, P.Q.: "Published by Dev-sco Publications Ltd.", 1966. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xviii,(2),3-98,(4). With some b&w illustrations in the text. Small 8vo (140 x 197 mm), art-illustrated white card covers, with white lettering to red tartan spine.

Colonel J.Ralph Harper, OBE, CStJ, TD, KCLJ, FRSA, FSA Scot., (b. 1907 - d. 1988), long of Montreal.

Contents:
Foreword by Brigadier Lord Lovat.
Introduction.
1.The Fraser Clan and Fraser Lineage;
2. Raising the Regiment 1757, and Royal Warrant for Issue of Arms;
3. Details of Uniform and The Tartan;
4. Royal Warrant for Issue of Arms and Tents, 14th January 1757;
5. The Men;
6. The Campaigns: The Battle of Louisbourg, the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, The Battle of Ste. Foy, and The Capture of Montreal;
7. Disbandment of the Regiment, and the Scottish Influence on Canadian History.

With the following appendices:
A. Royal Warrant Granting Commissions, 5th January 1757;
B. Original List of Officers, Royal Warrant, 5th January 1757;
C. Later list of Officers granted Commissions, 1758;
D. Short Biography of the Officers;
E. Malcolm Fraser's Memorial to Lord Dorchester;
F. The Proscription of Highland Clothes;
G. Casualty Lists.

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Title: A Short History of the Old 78th Regiment or Fraser's Highlanders 1757-1763. First Edition.

Author Name: HARPER, J.R.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 18099

Keywords: CANADA LOUISBOURG QUEBEC MONTREAL CANADIAN ARMY HISTORY FRASER HIGHLANDERS OLD 78TH REGIMENT REGIMENTAL MILITARY COLONIAL ,