Images of Americans who fought in the Revolution are exceptionally rare because few of the Patriots of 1775-1783 lived until the dawn of practical photography in the early 1840s. These early photographs – known as daguerreotypes – are exceptionally rare camera-original, fully-identified photographs of veterans of the War for Independence.
64th Regiment Of Foot at Eutaw Springs 1777.This is not representative of the uniform of most British regiments at that time. By 1777 most regiments had stopped wearing breeches and gaiters and favoured overalls, also most regiments had cut the tails of their jackets down by this time. It was only newly arrived regiments who wore standard regulation uniform.
George III - Inherited the throne from his grandfather George II. The son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. He reigned from 1760 to 1820, although his son ruled as his regent during his lapses into madness. He was well-loved by the people. During his reign, Britain lost the American War of Independence.