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The Royal American Regiment: Glengarry County’s Other Military Founder

Alexander (Sandy) Campbell captivated the GHS membership with his enthusiastic dissertation.  He discussed the significant role played by the Royal American Regiment in North American history and the history of Glengarry. The Swiss founder of the Regiment, James Prevost, in 1755 persuaded the British powers of the need to defend the settlers of the regions […]