Not to be confused with Nova Scotia FenciblesThe Royal Fencible American Regiment of Foot (or RFA) was a Loyalist battalion of infantry raised in 1775 to defend British interests in the colony of Nova Scotia. The RFA was commanded by Lt. Col. Joseph Goreham throughout its existence.

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  • Not to be confused with Nova Scotia FenciblesThe Royal Fencible American Regiment of Foot (or RFA) was a Loyalist battalion of infantry raised in 1775 to defend British interests in the colony of Nova Scotia. The RFA was commanded by Lt. Col. Joseph Goreham throughout its existence. The most notable achievement of the RFA (and its only combat as a regiment) was the successful defense of Fort Cumberland during the Eddy Rebellion in November, 1776, which prevented the revolution in the other American colonies from moving into Nova Scotia. (en)
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  • PRO REGE ET LEGE (Eng.: For King and Law)
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  • Provincial corps, American command (en)
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  • Fort Cumberland, July 1776 - Oct. 1783 (en)
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  • Joseph Goreham, Thomas Batt (en)
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  • Royal Fencible American Regiment of Foot (en)
  • a.k.a. Royal Fencible Americans, RFA (en)
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  • Not to be confused with Nova Scotia FenciblesThe Royal Fencible American Regiment of Foot (or RFA) was a Loyalist battalion of infantry raised in 1775 to defend British interests in the colony of Nova Scotia. The RFA was commanded by Lt. Col. Joseph Goreham throughout its existence. (en)
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  • Royal Fencible American Regiment (en)
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  • Royal Fencible American Regiment of Foot (en)
  • a.k.a. Royal Fencible Americans, RFA (en)
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