Author: Ren_ Chartrand
Illustrators: Gerry Embleton Sam Embleton
About this book
To celebrate the 450th titlein the Men-at-Arms series,this book examines in muchmore depth than previouslythe units and the uniforms of a still-controversialarmy: the many thousandsof American colonists who chose to fight for King George during the Revolution. As wellas the better-known corps fromthe Atlantic seaboard, theauthor covers the units raised for service against the Spanish in the Floridas, the Caribbean islands and Central America. The text is illustrated with portraits, photographs of rare surviving artefacts, and with color reconstructions by Gerry Embleton, the respected expert on 18th century American forces whose work was recently exhibited in the Smithsonian Institute.
INTRODUCTION_LOYALIST PARTICIPATION IN MAJOR ACTIONS_UNIT HISTORIES: The 13 Colonies; Canada; Nova Scotia, Island of St John & Newfoundland; East & West Florida; West Indies & Central America_LOYAL VOLUNTEER MILITIAS_AFTERMATH_SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY_ PLATE COMMENTARIES: Uniforms: the American command _ the Canadian command_INDEX
Paperback; September 2008; 48 pages; ISBN: 9781846033148