Sunday, 14 February 2010

2nd Rhode Island Regiment in the UK




Back in the 80s and 90s in Britain there was a small but good Revwar scene and one of the groups active were the 2nd Rhode Island regiment. Based in the UK's smallest city, Wells they were built around a nucleus of young lads who had known each other since kindergarten.  The 2nd Rhode Island were what would now be called a 'hardcore' unit - cooking all their authentic food on the fire and smoking their clay pipes.
If you are wondering about the fort in the picture it is in Hampshire and is a place where buckskinners hang out - Fort George.

3 comments:

  1. These pictures are excellent. I am what you might call a 'hardcore' re-enactor, although I'm not doing any at the moment. I'm not fanatical - but I do prefer Living History and feel we owe it to our comrades and to the the public to look right. The 2nd Rhode Island Regiment look good.

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  2. Is this group no long around?.

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