"Provincials" - Plates of British Uniforms during the American Revolutionary War, from John Mollo’s "Uniforms of the American Revolution"

"Provincials" - Plates of British Uniforms during the American Revolutionary War, from John Mollo’s "Uniforms of the American Revolution"

British uniform during the American War of Independence (Revolutionary War).

British uniform during the American War of Independence (Revolutionary War). A bit off in time but uniforms tended not to change 'too' much?

Cornwallis' Army at Guilford Courthouse

AWI British: British soldiers at the battle of Guilford Courthouse, 15 March 1781 Source article in Military Modeling

Officer 17th Light Dragoons c1775

Officer, Light Dragoons, by Alice Baker. LD were 1 of only 2 regular British Cavalry Regiments to serve in N. The other being the Light Dragoons. The defecit in cavalry was lessened by use of the mounted Loyalist units.

Nova Scotia Ranger c. 1750

Soldier of the Nova Scotia Rangers, around 1750 - "The Nova Scotia Rangers were…

Loyalists were American colonists who were loyal to British crown during the American Revolutionary War. Many Loyalists were wealthy merchants and former officials of the royal government. Most Loyalists lived in the Middle Colonies and the South than New England. Sir Henry Clinton hoped that if British troops went through South, Loyalists would join them. Loyalists were part of one of the best armies in the world (at the time).

Volunteers of Ireland: Irish-American Loyalist unit - American Revolutionary War

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