Saturday, 17 April 2021

The British Light Infantry in 1775

 In this video, new and archival reenactment footage is used to demonstrate the development, adoption and use of light infantry companies in the British Army shortly before the start of the American Revolution in 1775.

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Old Fort Niagara free lecture

 

Old Fort Niagara hosts a free lecture on Zoom featuring author Mark R. Anderson. 

Anderson’s new book “Down the Warpath to the Cedars” details the May 1776 battle between Continental and Native/British forces east of Montreal. The work focuses on the role of Native Americans on the northern frontier during the American Revolution. The program is scheduled for Thursday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  


Register here:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArdOyvrzIqG9ADWf2DPHgM8qDueJOt-l5t 


Purchase the book here: 

https://www.shopoldfortniagara.org/product/down-the-warpath-to-the-cedars/  (sales benefit Old Fort Niagara).


More information is available at the fort’s website https://www.oldfortniagara.org/event/100289/down-the-warpath-to-the-cedars

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

New from Don Troiani

 Battalion Soldier of the 35th Regiment of Foot c 1755-1757. They formed part of the garrison of Fort William Henry during the famous siege at Lake George. Watercolor and Gouache on Bristol board. Prints available from:  https://www.wbritain.com/the-art-of-don-troiani


Sunday, 21 March 2021

New FIW from Crann Tara

 

Canadian Militia

French casual marching
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Monday, 15 March 2021

New York Provincial by Fort Ticonderoga


 https://www.fortticonderoga.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/New-York-Provincials.pdf

Also see Fort Ticonderoga's PDF on the  New Jersey Provincials

Park Film, "Another Such Victory"

 Guilford Courthouse 1781 documentary

Note that this film does contain fictionalized depictions of blood, theatrical violence, and surgery. Check out our park film, "Another Such Victory," for a summary of the battle and an overview of the events on March 15th, 1781. For a visual description of the film, check out our website: https://www.nps.gov/guco/learn/photos....

Guilford Courthouse 240th anniversary

 


Today in 1781. Wiki

Image from 

Spirit and Valour: The Guards at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse