Origin of light infantry
Examples from the Web for light infantry
He also withdrew from Arnold's division Morgan's rifle corps and Dearborn's light-infantry, its main reliance.
A fine company of light-infantry, commanded by the distinguished Harrison Gray Otis, was a guard of honor on the occasion.Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3.|Benson J. Lossing
A sharp firing of small arms soon told that Maxwell's light-infantry were engaged with the vanguard of the enemy.