The King's Army of the English Civil War Society of America (also known as 'Cavaliers') consists of reconstructed regiments of foot, horse and the artillery train (the foot is further divided into pikemen and musketeers). There is also an important part for women to play as campfollowers and in performing cameos, etc., as part of the baggage trains of the various regiments.

Each company of a foot regiment, troop of a horse regiment, or individual gun of the artillery train, will be considered a separate unit in the Society. Each unit is organized identical to its Royalist counterpart in the English Civil Wars.

Historically the King's Army was structured so that there was one overall commander (General) of all Royalist units for purposes of drill, maneuver, training, parading, public demonstrations, camp, and battle engagements. However, due to the current number of existing units of both sides (Royalist and Parliamentarian) in North America, there is only one Army Commander who controls both 'armies' when they brigade together at musters for purposes of drill, maneuver, training, parading, public demonstrations, and camp, but not in battle engagements. Whereas during times of battle engagements, separate 'army' commanders are established.

If you have any questions about the King's Army or joining a Royalist unit, please contact the one of the unit commanders, and they will be happy to assist you:


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