Private 1782

This man from a battalion company is dressed in marching order as he would have looked in 1782 when the 31st was in Canada. The coat was open at the waist to show a buff waistcoat, but fastened near the top with hooks and eyes. The buff facings have pewter buttons with regimental pattern lace loops. The lace was white with a blue and yellow worm down the middle and a thin red stripe on the inner edge. The flintlock musket is the Short land type weighing 10lbs and could fire at a rate of 3 rounds per minute.

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by Stephen Luscombe