Serjeants of grenadiers carried specialized weapons, a few of which still exist. Read about the one that probably belonged to Serjeant James Hughes of the 24th Regiment of Foot.
Learn more about British soldiers in America
Information about British soldiers who served during the American Revolution, 1775-1783. Thousands of soldiers wore red coats, but little is known about them as individuals. This site changes that, soldier by soldier.
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