American Revolutionary War British Army re-enactors - I'm still learning to "read" rank off of insignia, but I know that the three in the back would be commissioned officers (hints: the gorgets, swords, and solid-coloured crimson sashes), and the man in the left foreground is likely a sergeant (hint: the harberd/spontoon, and the striped red sash). I think the man in the right foreground is a corporal (I see white cording on one shoulder, and he still has a musket), but don't quote me on…
theniftyfifties: Coca Cola Girl - artwork by Peter Hawley.
the Boston massacre was a fight between the British soldiers and some Boston colonist. this happened cause the Boston colonist were calling the British soldiers lobster coats so they shot them.
Grenadier of the 43rd Regiment of Foot 1775 — with Pete Wooldridge.
Bunker Hill dead may lie under gardens
16th Light Dragoons, 1779
Sir Henry Clinton. Portrait attributed to Andrea Soldi, painted circa 1762–1765
Soldier of the 33rd Regiment of Foot, American War of Independence
Marquis de la Fayette (1757-1834), an only surviving heir became a teenage scion of aristocratic wealth and fortune. He had been raised on the principles of the “enlightenment” and was an aristocrat who felt social responsibility to ‘better his fellows.’ He met about George Washington and the American patriots. He met Ben Franklin and was encouraged to help the cause of ‘liberty’ with his wealth and position. His hero was George Washington.