Friday, 12 February 2016

Warley Camp De Loutherbourg

 Philipp Jakob de Loutherbourg (1740-1812)
Warley Camp: The Mock Attack Signed and dated 1779…/warley-camp-the-mock-a…

 Warley Camp: The Review  Signed and dated 1780
Sketches made for the painting here 

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Dummy Boards French

Enseignes de sergent-recruteur, vers 1775, musée des Invalides, Paris.
Don't forget  to visit my 1775-1802 blog for loads of stuff on the French army of the late 18thc.

American Revolution at Fort Ward

Unusual to have events in the winter but they usually are well attended. This one is on February 14th.

Continental Army Uniforms

Monday, 8 February 2016


Memoir upon the late war in North America between the French and English, 1755-60 [microform] : followed by observations upon the theatre of actual war, and by new details concerning the manners and customs of the Indians ; with topographical maps


Volunteers of Ireland

Image is from this page  The On-Line Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies where there are plenty of articles on this interesting unit.


Volunteers of Ireland
Recruiting Notice

ALL Gentlemen, Natives of Ireland, who are zealous for the Honour and Prosperity of their Country, are hereby informed, that a Corps, to be stiled the VOLUNTEERS of IRELAND, is now raising by their Countryman, LORD RAWDON.
Those who wish to seize this favourable Opportunity, of manifesting their Attachment to their Native Land, are desired to apply to Captain BOURNE, at his Quarters, opposite to Coenties Market-place, or to Lieutenant MOFFAT, at the Lines, Kingsbridge; Lieutenant BINGHAM, Long-Island; Lieutenant DALTON, Powles-Hook, or at Mr. DEAN's, at the Sign of the Ship, near the Fly Market, where they shall be honourably entertained.
Any person who shall bring an approved good Recruit, shall receive Half a Guinea for each.
Good Men of any Country will be received.