Saturday, November 17, 2007

May 1807

Picture from KGL Info

12th May - The 23d Light Dragoons, now quartered in Limerick and Fermoy, are expected immediately to march to town, and to occupy the Royal barracks. The 5th Dragoon Guards will march to Tullamore, to replace the German Legion, now on the move to the southward.1

18th May - A detachment of the King’s German Legion, 900 in number, have arrived in Cahir, to do duty there until further orders.2

29th May - German battalions sailed from Cork.3

1 Freeman’s Journal 12th May 1807
2 Freeman’s Journal 18th May 1807
3 Beamish, North Ludlow, History of the King’s German Legion Vol. 1 p105

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