The Frontier Rifleman -
His Arms, Clothing and Equipment,
During the Era of the American Revolution,

by Richard B. LaCrosse, Jr.
Part Number: BOOK-FR
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The purpose of this book is to correct the preconceived ideas about the American Riflemen; to destroy certain stereotypes and myths that the general public has accepted as truth over the last one hundred and fifty years, and present to those who wish to re-enact or interpret the rifleman's role, a compact conglomeration of his clothing, arms and equipment. Also, it can serve as a guide for any who wish to find out about the smallest detail of their equipment based on the few surviving specimens of the period 1760-1790. Soft-cover, 8-1/2 x 11", 184 pages, numerous illustrations.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Introduction
  • The Riflemen's Arms
  • Map And Chronological Listing Of Revolutionary War Period Actions In Which Riflemen Were Involved, 1774-1782
  • The True Role Of Riflemen In The Revolution
  • Summary Of Actions Of Frontier Riflemen, 1774-1782: Wins, Losses, And Inconclusive Actions
  • Contemporary Accounts Of The Dress, Marksmanship, And Character Of Frontier Riflemen
  • The Rifleman's Clothing
  • The Rifleman's Accoutrements
  • Bibliography
  • Index

ISBN: 0-913150-57-6
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