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First Foot Guards



Useful Links

CONTENTS

1. Other reenactment groups
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2. RevWar
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3. Sutlers
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4. British Army


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Officers of The First Foot Guards
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1. Reenactment Groups

The best, most complete, most uptodate list I have found 
for all RevWar groups.
Scroll down the extensive list to find "British Units"
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Crown Forces

British Brigade
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Fifth Regiment, Boston
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Eighth Regiment
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Tenth Regiment, Boston
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Brigade of Foot Guards (Midwest)
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Third Regiment of Foot Guards (Scots Guards)
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4th Company Brigade of Guards new site
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Southern Crown Forces
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The First/Royal Regiment 1757-1764 (F&I, St Louis, MO)
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Americans & Allies
Brigade of the American Revolution (BAR)
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Second Massachusetts (Continental Line), Boston
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Northwestern Territory Alliance (Midwestern re-enactors)
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Living History Association
Reenactors of all periods
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85th Regiment Saintonge (Massachusetts)
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New Market Militia (New Hampshire)
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Middlesex County Volunteers (Massachusetts)
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British Army History (RevWar)
A look at army strength after the F&I, recruiting, the barracks room and more. (UMichigan)
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The Mercury
A series of short articles about the many different aspects of life 
in the military in the 18th century.
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2. REVWAR
Lots of interesting links...
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Company of Military Historians
"The Company of Military Historians is an educational, scientific, and literary institution devoted to the study and dissemination of "information on the material culture, history, and traditions of members of the Armed Forces of the United States worldwide and other nations serving in the Western Hemisphere."
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Loyalists
The Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies
Lots of good solid information here, like the regimental histories of the Loyalist regiments, or the court report of the Court Martial of Lt Anthony Allaire, or Ban Tarleton's report on Waxhaws.



Brigade of Guards uniform
Scholarly article on the outfitting of the First Foot Guards in 1776...why we wear the trousers and hatt-capps.
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Women in the Army
a short article from the 64th regiment of Foot
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American Independence Museum, Exeter NH
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The Articles of War 1778
Here it all is, spelled out in contemporary detail
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RevWar Campaign Maps
Lots of contemporary maps
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The Regimental Colours
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Guards in WW2
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Battle of Bunker Hill
Visit the 'web exhibition' of the Massachusetts Historical Society
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The NY Campaign of 1776
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Battles & Skirmishes
Table of battles with commanders and casualties
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The Philadelphia Campaign 1777
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Battle Road
The official site of the Lexington & Concord battles
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RevWar Clothing
Connecticut Historical Society: Clothing Collection
Contains useful large pictures of specific civilian garments, both men's and women's
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What happened on this day in the RevWar
Michael & Sonja Meals' website.
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What happened on this day in history
On this website
(with an emphasis on American & British history 1600-1900)
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How much was a dollar worth?
Input any year and find today's $ value
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Movie Reviews
F&I through RevWar
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New England Life
Resources on costumes etc
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Library of Congress collection
Search page

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Library of Congress Military Maps
Cartography division
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Intelligence in the War of Independence
from no less a source than the CIA
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History: 1700s
A compendium of articles, links etc
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How much was money worth?
Calculator that translates English money of any date into current pounbd value.

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3. SUTLERS

The Tory Tailor
Jim Murray

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G Gedney Godwin
Valley Forge PA
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James Townsend
Pierceton IN
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Roy and Debra Najecki
Chepachet RI
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Dixie Gun Works
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Bastine Pottery
Contemporary earthenware
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Wooded Hamlet 
Tape, thread and notions for sewing

Burnley and Trowbridge 
 fabrics, patterns and accessories

Carl & Marcia Giordano 
Reproduction tin kettles

Colonial Horn Shop 
All things horn

Goose Bay Workshops 
Tin and copper ware

Kings Arms Press 
Reproduction drill manuals and period books

Military Warehouse 
Buttons, buckles, and hardware

The Rifle Shop 
manufactures replacement parts, stocks, and barrels 

The Silly Sisters 
Women's clothing

Tuckahoe Trading Company 
Men's clothing, pottery, and leather goods

Sullivan Press 
military books and forms

Track of the Wolf 
Parts, kits, and completed custom muskets, fowlers and rifles


4. BRITISH ARMY



Land Forces
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Grenadier Guards
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Guards Association
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Guards Association of East Kent
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Glossary of British Military Terms and Slang
from the British Empire
Many come from after the Revwar, but it's a fascinating collection.
"Bring me a burra-peg. Imshi! Imshi!"
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OTHER WARS
Private tours of the Waterloo site
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