30845Re: [War Of 1812] British Drummers + Bearskins
- Jan 1, 2007--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, Luthien Tinuviel <rrbeckner@...>
>Good question! I went back and checked the ratios on some of the
> So it would seem that the drummers and fifers of the
> grenadier company had both a shako and a bearskin (if
> "grenadier cap" may be interpreted as bearskin)?
> Perhaps the bearskins were only worn for special
> Fifer, 89th Regt. Grenadier Coy.
40 Sergeant Coats
4 Grenadier Caps
664 Rank and File Coats
80 Grenadier Caps
The same seems to hold true - both the Grenadier Cap and a regular
Cap for all ...
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