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Crime, punishment and army clothing

I'm flagging up here a new blog post which might be of interest - looking at petty crime in the army clothing trade of the early 19th century, and the suggestion that the contract system was a corrupting influence on the morals of the workers in the trade. I'm not sure that this has…See More
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Crime, punishment and army clothing

I'm flagging up here a new blog post which might be of interest -…Continue

Started by Richard Warren Jul 22.

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There doesn't appear to be a page where we can share info on new books etc., which may be of interest to members.Would this be useful?To start I would draw attention to "Britain against Napoleon: The Organization of Victory 1793-1815" Roger Knight…Continue

Tags: Britain, Great, Government, Knight, Bibliography

Started by Keith Oliver. Last reply by Kevin Linch Sep 11, 2014.

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A while since I posted here (sorry), but this is just to flag up my new blog -

Focus will be on…


Posted by Richard Warren on May 2, 2015 at 14:51 — 2 Comments


This is for anyone who can identify the Volunteer  Uniform of this officers during the Napoleonic  period

this fellow wore a scarlet jacket with silver buttons and an upright scarlet collar black stock

with white or buff facings /…


Posted by barry gardner on January 9, 2015 at 20:13 — 10 Comments



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