Tuesday 6 September 2011

Battle of Jersey 1781


So we had our own Revwar battle in the UK when a French force landed and tried to capture Jersey. Commemorated by this painting by J Singleton Copley. Anyone know anything about the French force - what regiments were they from? Battle wiki

3 comments:

  1. According to the Osprey book, the French Army in the American War of Independence, it was a unit called the Volontaires de Luxembourg.

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  2. from your lead I found this discussion on the TMP page
    http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=198222

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