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A Most Warlike Appearance: Uniforms, Weapons, Flags and Equipment of the United States in the War of 1812
by René Chartrand

Just released and presently only available from the publisher, this book is a must.
Click here to find out more.

 

Army Life


Recruiting Party from The Costume of Yorkshire (published in London, 1814)

The Crimes of Independent Companies of Foreigners in North America, 1813 by Gareth Newfield  
The atrocities in Chesapeake Bay committed by this infamous group of ex-prisoners of war are detailed here, along with how this unit came into being in the first place.

"Good Morning" Waking up as a British Soldier in the War of 1812 by Robert Henderson
This article is a detailed look at the morning routine of a British Soldier on a typical day, including inspections, training, duties, habits and leisure.

 The Crimes of Independent Companies of Foreigners in North America, 1813 by Gareth Newfield  
The atrocities in Chesapeake Bay committed by this infamous group of ex-prisoners of war is detailed here, along with how this unit came into being in the first place.

The Regimental Medical System:  A Study of the Surgeons of the 41st Regiment of Foot during the War of 1812 by Gareth Newfield

Religion and the War of 1812 in Upper Canada.  Part One: British Military Chaplains. by Ray Hobbs

"Terror of Example" Crime and Punishment in the British Army in 1812.  Part One: Capital Punishment
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by Robert Henderson

Extracts from a Journal of Subaltern's wife written in Canada during the years 1812, 1813 and 1814.  edited by Donald E. Graves

A Soldier's Family in the British Army during the War of 1812 by Robert Henderson

The War from the Saddle: The Diary of Lieutenant John Lang, 19th Light Dragoons, 1813-1814 by Adam N. Lynde

"Take the King's Shilling!" Recruitment for the British Army, 1812
by Robert Henderson


John LeCouteur and the Winter March of the 104th Regiment.
 
edited by Donald E. Graves

Camp Life at Point Henry, Kingston  May 1813.  edited by Robert Henderson

Celebrating the King's Birthday, 1811
 
edited by Robert Henderson

Songs of the War of 1812
 
submitted by Donald Graves

Former Occupations of Regular Soldiers during the War of 1812
compiled by Robert Henderson  (large statistical chart)

Messing Arrangements of the British Army during the War of 1812
by Robert Henderson

"A most elegant and superb ball" Hospitality of the 8th Regiment's Officers at the Opening of the War of 1812
by Robert Henderson

"Lights Out!" British Army Beds and Bedding during the War of 1812
by Robert Henderson

Diet and Food Preparation for the British Army during the War of 1812
by Robert Henderson

Christmas in the British Army during the War of 1812
by Robert Henderson

 



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