Sunday, 6 May 2012

6th May 1812: Troop movements

On Wednesday 6th May, 6 companies of the Chester Local Militia regiment, as well as some artillery, began a march to Stockport. On the same day, 500 of the Berkshire Militia arrived in Preston, to be joined by 200 more the following day.

As reported in the Lancaster Gazette of 9th May 1812.

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