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The Dorsetshire Regiment (39th Foot And 54th Foot).

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Names
Neill, J. M. (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Army -- Great Britain -- 1800s

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ARMY-Gre-18
Topics
Armies -- British -- 1800-1899
Military personnel -- British -- 1800-1899
Rifles -- 1800-1899
Great Britain. Army. Dorset Regiment
Insignia -- Great Britain -- 1800-1899
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "Battle honours. 'Primus in Indis' The Castle and Key, superscribed 'Gibraltar,' and with the motto 'Montis insignia calpe' underneath. The Sphinx, superscribed 'Egypt.' … History and traditions. The regiment was raised in 1702. It proceeded to India in 1754. During Clive's campaign it displayed conspicuous gallantry at Plassey, and several other engagements. It took part in the defence of Gibraltar, 1779-83. In Egypt in 1801 it was distinguished for its heroic gallantry at the capture of Fort Marabout. During the Peninsular War, 1809-14, it fought at Albuhera, and several important action during the war. It was in the Burmese War, 1824-6, the Mahratta War, 1843, and the Crimean War, 1854-6. It displayed a noble example of discipline on board the Transport 'Sarah Sands,' when that ship caught fire while proceeding with the regiment to India to take part in suppressing the Indian Mutiny. It took part in the Tirah Expedition, 1897-8. during the South African War it formed part of Buller's Army, and fully upheld the grand traditions of the past."

Source identifier: POC (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 9 x 14 cm. (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1742316
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17247158
Barcode : 33333159431614
UUID: 6bc14b70-c538-012f-cd6c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Dorsetshire Regiment (39th Foot And 54th Foot)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e5f7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Dorsetshire Regiment (39th Foot And 54th Foot)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e5f7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. The Dorsetshire Regiment (39th Foot And 54th Foot). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e5f7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Dorsetshire Regiment (39th Foot And 54th Foot).