Thursday, 27 November 2014

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Andrew Jackson’s uniform coat from the Battle of New Orleans


From the Louisiana State Museum. Thaks to David C for this.

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Redcoat

John Theophilus Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd son of the 1st Earl of Moira, in the uniform of the 15th Regiment of Foot (1776) with a flintlock gun.

Saturday, 22 November 2014

The Battle of Wild Cat Creek

This skirmish in the war of 1812 occurred tday. Wiki

Friday, 14 November 2014

La Compagnie on Vimeo

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La Compagnie goes behind the scenes of La Compagnie de la Vérendrye, an internationally renown re-enacting group to discover why 21st century men and women are driven to bring the past to life.

La Compagnie from Jeff Riddell on Vimeo.

Monday, 10 November 2014

Saturday, 8 November 2014

Friday, 7 November 2014

Twentieth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War May 15-17, 2015

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Twentieth Annual War college of the Seven Years' War May 15-17, 2015, in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. More here. Thanks to David C for finding this

Battle of Tippecanoe

 was fought today on November 7, 1811
Wiki here

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Augustin de La Balme

This fascinating French officer was defeated this day by Little Turtle thwarting his attempt to take Fort Detroit. wiki

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Blanket clothing

Interesting article on Blanket Clothing in the Colonial period.

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Three Brave British Army Wives

Fascinating stories of courage. Read about them here. Thanks to Norm for the tip off.