58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1755.12.28 60th Regiment of Foot
1756.12.25 58th Regiment of Foot
renumbered upon disbandment of old 50th Foot (Shirley's) [1746-48, 1754-57] and 51st Foot (Pepperell's) [1744-48, 1754-56]
1782.08.31 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 48th Foot to form The Northamptonshire Regiment


[Gibraltar 1779-1783]1, [Egypt]2, Maida, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Orthes, Peninsula, [New Zealand]3 1. the Castle and Key badge superscribed "Gibraltar 1779-83" and subscribed quot;Montis Insignia Calpe" (dates added 1909). 2. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt". 3. for services 1846-47.

Note: see also The Northamptonshire Regiment for belatedly awarded battle honours.

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: black, turnbacks: buff, lacings: white with red line
1755.12.28 Lt-Gen. Robert Anstruther
1767.12.14 Gen. The Rt. Hon. Robert (Cuninghame), 1st Baron Rossmore, PC [also 5th Dgns, 14th Foot, 124th Foot [1762-63, 1794-95]; CinC Ireland]
1775.10.18 Col. Hon. George West
1776.02.19 Lt-Gen. Lancelot Baugh [also 6th Foot]
1787.04.18 Gen. George Scott [also 83rd Foot [1757-64, 1777-83]
1811.07.01 Gen. Richard (Lambart), 7th Earl of Cavan, KC [also 45th Foot, 77th Foot, 2nd West India Regt]
1823.02.10 Gen. Thomas (Graham), 1st Baron Lynedoch, GCB, GCMG [also 1st Foot, 14th Foot, 90th Foot]
1826.09.06 Maj-Gen. Lord Frederick Bentinck, CB
1828.03.01 Lt-Gen. Sir Kenneth Douglas, Bt.
1833.12.11 Gen. Frederick Maitland [also 1st Ceylon Regt; Gov. Grenada 1805-08]
1848.02.05 Lt-Gen. Sir George Charles D'Aguilar, KCB [also 23rd Foot]
1851.01.31 Gen. Edward Buckley Wynyard, CB
1864.11.25 Lt-Gen. Charles Craufurd Hay [also 93rd Foot]
1868.08.29 Maj-Gen. William Sullivan, CB
1870.01.06 Gen. Sir Arthur Johnstone Lawrence, KCB [also 1st Bn The Rifle Brigade originally 95th Foot]
Mottos: Montis Insignia Calpe
Nicknames: The Black Cuffs, The Steelbacks
Marches: The Lincolnshire Poacher
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