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Orders. Military records.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents containing directives or commands issued by a military superior to a subordinate.

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Album, containing copies of orders, apparently compiled in the eighteenth century, after the campaigns in question., 18th century.

Identifier: MS.2879
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Campaign of 1704. Order of march, probably for the troops commanded by Lieutenant-General Charles Churchill, from Bedburg to the Danube and Blenheim, and back to Weissemburg, 20 March-12 September. (Page 1.)(ii) Campaign of 1705. Order of march from the Maas to Herzogenrath, 15-16 May, and from the Moselle through the Eifel to the union with Overkirk's army near Haneff, 19 June-12 July; for movements connected with the attack on the...
Dates: 18th century.

Apparently incomplete collection of correspondence and papers of William Marshall and of members of his family, together with related papers compiled by David J Mackenzie, Sheriff-substitute of Glasgow.

Identifier: MSS.15369-15378
Scope and Contents

William Marshall, who was factor to the Duke of Gordon, was known in his own day as a Scottish fiddler and composer of strathspeys, and an inventor. The collection contains almost nothing of musical interest, and the largest single part consists of letters and copies of letters of his sons whilst on active service in India and in the Peninsular War, written to him and to other members of the family.

Dates: 1778-1961, undated.

'Book of Standing Orders for the 1st Regt. of Foot Guards', 1750., 1750-1753.

Identifier: MS.3162
Scope and Contents

Also included is an additional order of 1753 (folio 35). Besides purely military matters, the orders relate to conduct outside barracks, gaming, drinking, etc. General orders for all three Regiments of Foot Guards, 1751, are given at folio 13. At the end is a list of officers dated 1751 (folio iv).

Dates: 1750-1753.

Eighteenth-century copy of selected General Orders by Field-Marshal George Wade, 1744, and the Duke of Cumberland, 1745-1748.

Identifier: MS.7191
Scope and Contents

The Duke of Cumberland's orders are arranged chronologically under various subject headings, of which the most important are: 'General and Staff Officers', 'Forrage and Forragers', 'Camp Duty and Regulations', 'March of the Army', 'Detachment Guards', 'Picquets', 'Signals at a Review', 'Exercise and Firing', and 'Regulation of Colours'.

Dates: 1744-1748.