14520Re: The Battle of Longwoods Event
- May 11, 2002--- In WarOf1812@y..., "Larry Lozon" <lalozon@n...> wrote:
> From: "gord_1812" <gord1812@n...>Regiment Kent
> Wouldn't the anouncer be on duty and have to
> wear issue head dress?
> Documentation tells us that the 1st
> were allotted green wool, but receipt of uniforms cannot be
> The 41st transferred Officers and NCOs to the Kents, and as wellduring
> the capture of Detroit some were issued cast off 41st's coats. Thusthe
> Kents went into battle with a mish-mash of civilian and militarykit. My kit
> was a civilian hat (documented from 1779-1816) Upper Canada Militiagaiters,
> Sergeant's coat, 41st Regt. sash, grey wool trousers, grey wool
> buckled shoes-straight last. Which agrees with documentation on theKents.
Thanks for the update.
> Now good, Sir, shall we inspect your kit to whether it meats the
>Sure anytime...You bring the beer.
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