Friday, 19 December 2014

1777 - Valley Forge

Today in 1777 the Continental Army went into winter quarters at Valley Forge

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Redcoat portrait

Portrait of an officer of 50th Foot, identified as Major Sir Alexander Hope 4th Bt. (1728 - 1794) 1765 - 1770c.
Joseph Wright of Derby ARA 1734 - 1797
http://www.historicalportraits.com/Gallery.asp…-|-Joseph-Wright-of-Derby-ARA