90th Regiment of Foot (Yorkshire Volunteers)

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90th Regiment of Foot (Yorkshire Volunteers)
Active 25 October 1779 – 1784
Country  Kingdom of Great Britain (1777–1800)
Branch  British Army
Type Infantry
Commanders
Colonel of
the Regiment
Gen. Loftus Anthony Tottenham

The 90th Regiment of Foot was a line infantry regiment of the British Army during the American Revolutionary War.

History[edit]

The regiment was raised in Yorkshire in October 1779[1] and was posted to the Leeward Islands under the command of General Loftus Anthony Tottenham, arriving in January 1780.

It returned to England in 1783 and was disbanded in Yorkshire the following year.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "90th Regiment of Foot (Yorkshire Voluntiers)". Regiments.org. Archived from the original on 4 February 2005. Retrieved 2 August 2017.