He directed Major Pitcairn to push on rapidly with six companies of light infantry.
My brother, with the light infantry, was the first company at drill.
A body of light infantry was carefully selected from all ranks.
The light infantry, bowmen, and dartsmen numbered about 6000.
The fire was returned; and the light infantry made two attempts to charge, but were repulsed with loss.
It was he that commanded the first uniformed company of light infantry.
The Marquis Lafayette at this time commanded the advance guard of Washington's army, composed of six battalions of light infantry.
The missiles were for the light infantry, and all the rest were armed with sticks.
The jackets of the captains have two small cloth wings on the shoulder, similar to those worn by light infantry.
The cavalry and what light infantry they had, were posted on the wings.