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  - 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

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

User Review  - Jem Wilton - Goodreads

Fantastic historical analysis mixing great real life stories in with the history - only reason it's not a 5...the history of the make up of particular regiments, battalions etc got a little too intense. 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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