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American Provincial Corps 1775-84, The

American Provincial Corps 1775-84, The
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American Provincial Corps 1775-84, The
by Osprey
Author: Philip Katcher
Publish Date: 1973
Pages: 40
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148244536
Mfg. part #: OSPMAA001
Type: Softcover

Description

Initially British officials were reluctant to accept the offers of loyal subjects to form fighting units but eventually the potential of a Provincial corps was realized. Yet they never received the whole-hearted support of the British regular army and this was a factor in their eventual defeat. Nonetheless the Provincial Corps served with distinction – even fighting against the Spanish in Nicaragua and the Bahamas – and some remained in service for several more years by relocating to Canada. This book examines their experiences in this continental conflict and details their uniforms and equipment.