Thursday, 30 October 2014

Black Watch

Painting showing Black Watch recruits being reviewed on Glasgow Green, c.1758

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Montcalm’s Crushing Blow: French and Indian Raids Along New York’s Oswego River 1756

Review here
This new Osprey looks good. Rene Chartrand usually is excellent - I shall have to order this.

Monday, 27 October 2014

"The French and Indian War in North Carolina: The Spreading Flames of War,"

published by the History Press. JOHN R MAAS. From here

Light Infantry image

Don Troiani posted this on FB nobody seems to know anything about it - date, artist etc. Maybe you know?

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Monday, 20 October 2014

Winter fashions at Fort Ti

Photo from the FB page showing the blanket capotes worn by troops in the changing seasons.

Saturday, 11 October 2014

HM 40th Foot / 2nd Battalion LI - "Bloodhounds"

This redcoat group have some excellent photos (from  Laurie Kurens) from their recent Germantown event - go to their FB page to see more. There is a contingent of this regiment in the UK if you like the cut of their gib.

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Battle of the Thames 1813

Battle of the Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British and kill Shawnee leader Tecumseh.