Noble Volunteers: British Soldiers Who Fought in the American Revolution
Where: Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl St.
212-968-1776 Price: Free
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Military histories often focus on battles campaigns, overlooking the soldiers who fought them. Who were the red-coated soldiers who formed the ranks of the British army in the 1770s? In this talk, Don N. Hagist will investigate where British soldiers were from, what they did before joining the army, what motivated them to enlist, how they were trained, how they lived in America on campaign and in garrison, and what became of them after the war.Buy tickets/get more info now