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Re: [War Of 1812] today's photo: the best way to make sure everybody knows you're there...

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  • Chris McKay
    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
    Message 1 of 2 , May 1 12:38 PM
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      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!

      Chris McKay

      > > 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...
      >
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