|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 42nd.|
|Title:||Oglethorpe's Regiment muster roll|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
"Oglethorpe's Regiment" is the more common term for General James Oglethorpe's 42nd Regiment of Foot. James Oglethorpe left Savannah for England to raise an army for the protection of the colony. The 42nd Regiment of Foot formed, using troops from six British companies, and returned to Savannah with Oglethorpe on August 25, 1737. They were disbanded in 1749.
This collection consists of a photocopy of the muster roll of Oglethorpe's Regiment, 1738-1743; the original's location is unknown.
[item identification], Oglethorpe's Regiment muster roll, MS 1210, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Adrian B. Colquitt, 1971.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
"Account of Extraordinary Services in Georgia" published in Collections of the Georgia Historical Society: Selected Eighteenth Century Manuscripts, v.20 (1980).
|Item 1: Muster roll of Oglethorpe's Regiment, Savannah, Ga., 1743 ( 2.0 p. )|
|"Account of the extra services in Georgia for the preservation and defense of his Majesty's dominions on the continent of North America..." Muster roll is dated September 22, 1738-July 22, 1743. Unsigned. Photocopy.|