Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Guilford Courthouse 15 March 1781
Along the first line:
" As at Camden, the British went forward as soon as they were in line. Captain Peter led the 23rd on as acting commanding officer, with the regiment effectively in two wings under captains Saumarez and Champagne. As they went forward, one of them noticed the ‘field lately ploughed, which was wet and muddy from the rains which had recently fallen’.
Fusiliers: The saga of a British Redcoat Regiment in the American Revolution by Mark Urban