REDCOATS, YANKEES AND ALLIES: A History of Uniforms
The vital Lake George - Lake Champlain corridor, always a strategic link between New England and Canada, is the geographical setting of this study of the uniforms and clothing of British and Yankee soldiers and their Native American allies during the French and Indian War. Historians and reenactors alike will consider this book indispensable!
Brief historical sketches of the British campaigns of 1755-1760 provide ample background information. A general description of the military clothing, gear and equipment issued during this period is followed by detailed descriptions of the items worn and used by the different groups: Yankee Provincials, Rangers and Light Infantry, Redcoats, Indian allies, and auxiliary troops.
Includes 33 excellent illustrations by well-known artist Joe Lee and the 16 informative appendices include: marching order and parade dress of the British army, descriptions of 'small clothes,' regimental lace, facing colors, examples of markings, clothing and gear issuance of 14 regiments and two Ranger units, and a description of British musicians' coats and gear. Includes a glossary and an index of names, places and subjects
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Updated as of 5/19/2022ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
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