96th Regiment of Foot (British Musketeers)

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96th Regiment of Foot (British Musketeers)
Active 1780–1784
Country  Kingdom of Great Britain (1707–1800)
Branch  British Army
Type Infantry
Colonel of
the Regiment
Gen. Richard Whyte

The 96th Regiment of Foot (British Musketeers) was an infantry regiment in the British Army from 8 April 1780 to 1784.[1] It was one of several regiments raised in consequence of the American Revolutionary War.

The Colonel-Commandant of the regiment was General Richard Whyte. After serving for some time in Ireland the regiment was posted to the Channel Isles, where it was disbanded in 1784.


  1. ^ "96th Regiment of Foot". regiments.org. Archived from the original on 10 February 2008.