Thursday, 29 January 2015

Battle on Snowshoes Reenactment

21 Feb. Fort Ticonderoga
Discover more about the history of the Battle on Snowshoes during this reenactment event! Meet the Native American Warriors, French soldiers, and Canadians, who delivered the rangers’ worst defeat. Stand with the courageous and skilled rangers who fought for King & Country and to stay alive on a snowy mountainside near Ticonderoga. Investigate the myths and facts of Robert Rogers and why his exploits in the North Woods still fill the popular imagination today. More here

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Friday, 16 January 2015

Tecumseh: The Last Warrior (1995)

The life and struggles of Shawnee leader Tecumseh provide the basis of this biography. Much of the story centers on his efforts to unite all Native American tribes and upon William Henry Harrison who is trying to make the Northwest a state.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Battle of Jersey

Battle of the Revolution that took place off the coast of France. Frankly its a good excuse to revisit this lovely painting by Copley. Wiki here

H. Charles McBarron from THE AMERICAN SOLDIER, Uniforms of the United States Army 1775-1975

  Soldiers of the US Seminole War about 1835. Indian Scout, Infantry Officer. Infantrymen in Summer and Winter Uniform. More from this book...