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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 (Penguin Books 2014)Although this may appear at first a dry subject on how Government departments worked Roger adds great detail on the personalities, the successes, failures and internal rivalries to make an excellent read. Lots of references…See More
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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

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

Blue uniforms for the Volunteers, why? 5 Replies

All,I have spent the past month in Britain examining late 18th century uniforms.  In doing so I have seen a number of surviving volunteer uniforms made of blue, generally faced in red.  I know that this color scheme was used frequently in the…Continue

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Started by Matthew Keagle. Last reply by Keith Oliver Aug 9.

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The Bucks Volunteer

Today I visited Buckingham Old Gaol museum, which is well worth a visit for those interested in the history of the volunteer soldier in the 18th and 19th…

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Call for papers - Charting the Crimean War: Contexts, Nationhood, Afterlives

A little bit outside the dates for this group, but do get in touch with Rachel Anchor if you are interested.

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Purpose of this website

Broadly, we hope to:

  • Provide a community space for academics, researchers, archivists, and the public interested in Britain’s soldiers in the eighteenth century
  • Create and link to appropriate resources on the subject
  • Introduce and integrate the public into the process of historical research
  • Provide a forum for questions, answers, and debate

Undertaking this through online social networking spaces is somewhat experimental. We don't want to…

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