Sunday, September 15, 2013

My Blenheim Project - Ferguson's Brigade

Ray King - This brigade was the third line of Lord Cutt's troops, but were the 2nd brigade to assault the village of Blenheim.

Ferguson's Regiment of Foot "The Cameronians" 
Lt.Colonel Commanding Alex Livingstone (Wounded in Action).
Raised in 1689 and in 1751 renamed the 26th Foot Regiment.
Their 1704 campaign establishment was 40 officers & 692 men.
Painted by LoA forum member 'Me Paints Good".

The Earl of Derby's Regiment of Foot 
Lt.Colonel Commanding Hans Hamilton (Wounded in Action)
Raised in 1688 and in 1751 renamed the 16th Regiment of Foot.
Their 1704 campaign establishment was 31 officers & 687 men.
Painted by Bob Lorton. 

Hamilton's Regiment of Foot 
Lt.Colonel Commanding Robert Stern.
Raised in 1684 and in 1751 renamed the 18th Regiment of Foot "The Royal Irish"
Their 1704 campaign establishment was 36 officers & 591 men.
Painted by Bob Lorton. 

Orkney's Regiment of Foot (2nd Battalion) 
Major Commanding Andrew Hamilton.
Raised in 1633 and in 1751 renamed the 1st Royal Scots Regiment of Foot.
Their 1704 campaign establishment was 37 officers & 813 men.
Painted by Bob Lorton.

1st Regiment of Foot Guards (1st Battalion) 
Lt.Colonel Commanding Henry Withers.
Raised in 1661 and their 1704 campaign establishment was 36 officers & 770 men.
Painted by LoA forum member 'Me Paints Good'.

 You can find more about the Blenheim project on the Fighting Talk Forum. For a quick way to see all of Ray's collection, type 'Blenheim' in the search bar at the top of the page! 





2 comments:

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    1. Thanks Ray, the Hesse-Kassel brigade which were the 2nd line behind Rowe's Brigade are on the painting table now. Two regiments are almost finished and photo's will be posted on my Blenheim OOB thread in the near future.

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