Revolutionary War Soldier's Clothing
Charleville 1766 with 1777 bayonet
A watercolor painting by Charles M. Lefferts depicting a variety of Continental Army uniforms
Other 2nd Virginia UniformA. Other 2nd Virginia Uniform B. Other 2nd Virginia Uniform C.
Williamsburg Commentary on Virginia Regiment Clothing
American Revolutionary Soldier
2VA Uniform Commentary
Rev War Uniform Rank Insignia Army Uniforms Rev War Virginia Uniforms
What It's Worth
Definition of white, linen "small clothes": waistcoat (pronounced "weskit"), fall-front breeches, & white stockings.
Canteen with stopper and whistle tied to lanyard.
Rawle's 1777 Cartridge Box
or (with musket towel, sewn-own whisk/pick, and leather cord
leading to tool in pocket)
Pictures above of 2nd Virginia Regiment members at NWTA Cantigny encampment.
Picture above includes NWTA members at Re-enactor Fest.
2nd Virginia Regiment members above on front line, center to right.
Book with illustrations based upon recent 2nd Virginia members: Let It Begin Here!
Jas. Townsend and Son,
Loyalist Arms , &
Track of the Wolf
Clothing materials and patterns: Wm Booth, Draper
Avalon Forge Just2Tailors Smoke & Fire
Excellent Clothing & Equipment Books: Sketch Book 76 The Revolutionary Soldier: 1775-1783
Militia & Soldier Clothing Civilian Clothing
18th Century Clothing and More (Living, Trekking, Surival: Woodsrunner's Diary)
History of Revolutionary War Uniforms
NWTA Patterns f
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George Washington’s Liberty Key:
Mount Vernon's Bastille Key – the Mystery and Magic of Its Body, Mind, and Soul
Now available at the Shops at Mount Vernon
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