American Revolution Costumes - British Red Coat Soldier

An exclusive piece in our Heritage Costumes collection of quality costume clothing, this children's British Red Coat uniform costume is authentic to the 1700s and the attire worn by the British soldiers during the Revolutionary War. You'll look just like the enemy when you don this historically accurate costume set.

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Revolutionary War Hats: Hand Sewn | Geo. Franks, Hatter

Revolutionary War Hats: Hand Sewn | Geo. Franks, Hatter. "Hessian" (German) Round Blocked, Hand Sewn Cocked Hat. $176.00. Bound British Army Wool Felt Cocked Hat. $187.00. Bound Fantail Style Wool Felt Hat. $149.00. Bound Fur Felt British Army hat. $292.00.

History Of Hats: Fascinating Images From The 1700s To Today

For men, the top hat gradually evolved into the bowler hat, or 'coke hat', an everyday accessory worn by gentlemen and working-class men. The bowler, created by British soldier Edward Coke in 1849, is still considered a …

American Revolution: Soldiers Uniforms and Gear

The British had very specific uniforms. Different types of soldiers had different styles of hats. The colors of their flaps showed which regiment they were part of. For example, dark green facings meant the soldier was a member of the 63rd regiment. The Musket The most important weapon for the Revolutionary War soldier was the musket.

British soldiers in the eighteenth century - Wikipedia

The British Army in the 18th century was commonly seen as disciplined, regimented and harsh. Camp life was dirty and cramped with the potential for a rapid spread of disease, and punishments could be anything from a flogging to a death sentence. Yet, many men volunteered to join the army, to escape the bleak conditions of life in the cities, for a chance to travel the …

British Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

British soldiers also wore white or off-white breeches, a white vest, a white shirt, black linen gaiters, black boots and a black cocked hat trimmed with either gold or silver. What Did British Soldiers Eat in the British Army? Soldiers in the British Army received a daily ration of 1 ½ pounds of bread, 1 pound of beef or ½ pound of pork, ¼ ...

Military hats: 1700s-1800s??? - ParallaxBill's Curio ...

The tall British hats were worn, I once read, to make the men look taller and, especially with the fur models, to look more fierce. Just guessing but I think the tri & bi corns were merely extensions of civilian fashion. It was necessary to cock the hats at an angle to allow the muskets to carry at shoulder arms. Darned if I know about the Kepi.

British Army Uniforms during the American Revolutionary ...

British Army Uniforms during the American Revolutionary War. British regiment of foot. At the time of the American Revolution the British Army was not overly concerned with efficiency in the common soldiers' attire. They had yet to equate the value of utility and practicality with what they required their enlisted men wear and carry into battle.

British Military Records Online • FamilySearch

Here are some websites with British military record collections: Ancestry ($) - a subscription site, Ancestry has many British military collections ranging from the 1700s to the 1900s. FamilySearch - a free site, FamilySearch has a few British military collections ranging from the 1700s to the early 1900s. FindMyPast ($) - a subscription site ...

Uniforms of the British Army - Wikipedia

The uniforms of the British Army currently exist in twelve categories ranging from ceremonial uniforms to combat dress (with full dress uniform and frock coats listed in addition). Uniforms in the British Army are specific to the regiment (or corps) to which a soldier belongs.Full dress presents the most differentiation between units, and there are fewer regimental distinctions …

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For men, the top hat gradually evolved into the bowler hat, or 'coke hat', an everyday accessory worn by gentlemen and working-class men. The …

The British Grenadiers and Their Mitre Caps

The British Grenadiers and Their Mitre Caps. by Robert Henderson. As the name implies, grenadiers were soldiers assigned with the task of throwing grenades. The grenade of the time was a hollow iron ball, filled with gun powder and sealed with a wooden plug which contained the fuse. To ignite the grenade the grenadier carried a borning piece of ...

The British Army - Uniforms of the 1700s

The flashy red coats and attractive yellows and plain whites were to help distinguish British from other British on the battlefields! All battlefields at the time were smoky with gun powder and dust and dirt from all of the horses and men kicking up dirt, from the cannons and guns and such.

Geo. Franks, Hatter - Cocked Hats

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