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01 Jan 1793

During 1793, West Indies, St Domingo. During its stay in St Domingo the 49th took part in many of the various actions. The campaign as a whole could not be considered a success owing to the loss, due to fever and other illnesses. Although many individual actions achieved their objects, the 49th was reduced to a handful of men