Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

“The Regiments are frequently practiced at firing ball at marks.”

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on January 7, 2016

17th FootIt’s a different war, but over at the Journal of the American Revolution, Don Hagist calls BS on the old saw that British regulars were not taught to aim their weapons.

I love history like this.


Image: Private of the 17th Regiment of Foot, 1777, by Don Troiani.


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