bantarleton: Born out of the Jacobite Rising i…

bantarleton:

Born out of the Jacobite Rising in 1715, The 42nd Royal Regiment of Foot (The Black Watch or the Royal Highland Regiment) had fought in the Americas since the French and Indian War. During the American Revolution, they took part in General George Washington’s defeat at the battle of Long Island and later participated in the battles of Harlem, Fort Washington, Piscataway, Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth and the Siege of Charleston.