Redcoat: the British soldier in the age of horse and musket

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HarperCollins, Oct 15, 2001 - History - 466 pages
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Drawing on a wealth of original source material - diaries, letters, memoirs - 'Redcoat' is an anecdotal history of the British soldier from 1700 to 1900.

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Review: Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket

User Review  - Owen - Goodreads

Richard Holmes tackles this behemoth of a subject, with vivid recollections from the era and excellent writing. Approaching his subject matter with the balance that it deserves and reminding the ... Read full review

Review: Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket

User Review  - Nigel Seed - Goodreads

Richard Holmes was a great writer and historian. Sadly he is no longer with us but the books, like this one, make a fine legacy. Informative, well written and highly readable as ever. Read full review

Contents

Home Fires
75
All the Kings Horses and All the Kings
77
Brothers of the Blade
133
Copyright

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