British Redcoat 1793-1815 by Stuart ReidBritish Redcoat 1793-1815 by Stuart Reid

British Redcoat 1793-1815

byStuart ReidIllustratorGraham Turner

Paperback | July 15, 1997

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In 1783 the British army struggled home from North America in a shattered condition. It had acquitted itself well, but its regiments were now woefully understrength, and it was not until 1789 that they were again fit for service. Little more than three years later, Republican France declared war, and, apart from two short periods, the army was to be heavily engaged around the globe for the next 23 years. Beginning where Warrior 19 British Redcoat 1740-93 ends, Stuart Reid shows how the army was re-organised, re-equipped, re-trained and led from the bitter struggle in the West Indies to the final reckoning at Waterloo during the NApoleonic Wars (1799-1815).
Stuart Reid was born in Aberdeen in 1954. His lifelong interest in military history has led to a longstanding involvement in historical re-enactment, which has broadened into work as a military advisor-cum-troop-instructor for film companies. His previous titles for Osprey include a three-volume work in the Men-at-Arms series on King G...
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Title:British Redcoat 1793-1815Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.71 × 7.27 × 0.11 inPublished:July 15, 1997

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ISBN - 10:185532556X

ISBN - 13:9781855325562

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Introduction · Recruitment · The Soldiers · Army Life · Career Patterns · Training and Tactics · Drill Books

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In 1783 the British army came straggling home from North America in what can only be described as a shattered condition. When Republican France declared war in February 1793, the beleaguered army then became heavily engaged in a series of campaigns around the globe for the next 23 years.