Re: [War Of 1812] today's photo: the best way to make sure everybody knows you're there...
- My personal favorite from the 1802 Clothing Regs. The 56th (or West
Essex) Regiment was to have purple facings and white lace with a pink
stripe. They must have cut quite the figure!
> > From: "James Yaworsky" <yawors1@...>
> > ...is to be flying one of these. Then, there's no need to decide if
> > facings are deep blue, black, orange, purple (yes, there were
> > Regiments in the British Army in Napoleonic period with orange,
> > purple, and other "interesting" facing colours...) or whatever...
> > 89th fielded one company at the real Longwoods affair...
> > Jim Yaworsky
> > Moderator
> > Making up for gaffe in not recognizing 89th presence in yesterday's
> > photo...