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  - Steve - Goodreads

Mid 2. Although Holmes has compiled an interesting historical portrait of the typical British soldier and his place in military conflict over the period 1756-1860, his account is of more interest to ... Read full review

Contents

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