What is regiment?

  • (noun): Army unit smaller than a division.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units. The size of a regiment varies markedly, depending on the country and the arm of service.

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3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
... The 3rd Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War ...
44th (Home Counties) Infantry Division - Second World War - Infantry
131st Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom) 1/5th Bn, Queens Royal Regiment 1/6th Bn, Queens Royal Regiment 1/7th Bn, Queens Royal Regiment 132nd Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom) 2nd Bn, The Buffs (Royal ...
4th Georgia Regiment - Service Record
... Designation Date Brigade Department 4th Georgia Regiment 1 February 1777 none Southern 4th Georgia Regiment 23 December 1777 Georgia Southern 4th Georgia Regiment 12 May 1780 Georgia ...
3rd New York Regiment
... The 3rd New York Regiment was authorized May 25, 1775 and organized from June 28 to August 4 from the counties of Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, and Suffolk under the command of Colonel James Clinton for five months ... The second establishment of the regiment was authorized on January 19, 1776 ... The regiment was reraised between February and May 1776 at Albany, New York for service with the Continental Army under Colonel Rudolphus Ritzema ...
3rd Connecticut Regiment
... The 3rd Connecticut Regiment was authorized on 16 September 1776 and was organized between 1 January - April 1777 of eight companies of volunteers from the counties of Windham and Hartford in the state of Connecticut ... was re-assigned to the Highland's Department and 11 July 1779 the regiment was re-organized to nine companies ... On 1 January 1781 the regiment was merged with the 4th Connecticut Regiment, re-organized to nine companies and re-designated as the 1st Connecticut Regiment{1781-1783} ...

More definitions of "regiment":

  • (verb): Assign to a regiment.
    Example: "Regiment soldiers"
  • (verb): Form (military personnel) into a regiment.
  • (verb): Subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization.
    Example: "Regiment one's children"

Famous quotes containing the word regiment:

    Simplicity of life, even the barest, is not a misery, but the very foundation of refinement; a sanded floor and whitewashed walls and the green trees, and flowery meads, and living waters outside; or a grimy palace amid the same with a regiment of housemaids always working to smear the dirt together so that it may be unnoticed; which, think you, is the most refined, the most fit for a gentleman of those two dwellings?
    William Morris (1834–1896)

    We had an inspection today of the brigade. The Twenty-third was pronounced the crack regiment in appearance, ... [but] I could see only six to ten in a company of the old men. They all smiled as I rode by. But as I passed away I couldn’t help dropping a few natural tears. I felt as I did when I saw them mustered in at Camp Chase.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    Christians would show sense if they dispatched these argumentative Scotists and pigheaded Ockhamists and undefeated Albertists along with the whole regiment of Sophists to fight the Turks and Saracens instead of sending those armies of dull-witted soldiers with whom they’ve long been carrying on war with no result.
    Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466–1536)