RRA recruiting bill. Details the pay of each rank. With the private soldier of the army getting sixpence a day totaling to 3s 5d a week, a matross (the lowest rank artilleryman) is making 5s 6d per week. Quite the jump in pay, but it shows how much the British valued each and everyone of the artillery.
Artillerymen were better trained and taught math and trigonometry at the Woolwich Arsenal. Roger Lamb, details an account of jumping into a river to save a gunner from a swift current, as he recognized the importance of the artilleryman.
I’M HOME ALONE AND MY PARENTS FORGOT TO TELL ME THAT THERE ARE PEOPLE PAINTING OUR HOUSE SO I’VE BEEN REENACTING LES MIS AND I JUST VIOLENTLY THREW OPEN THE WINDOW TO YELL ‘CANNONS’ AND THE POOR GUY NEARLY FELL OFF HIS STEPLADDER
DON’T YOU DARE REBLOG THIS I MIGHT GET SUED
ask-the-son-of-liberty asked: Sweats nervously, “He only need 160 men at Fishing Creek. Curse that, Colonel Sumter! That blundering ass!”
I was going to say, I’d love to see what Ban could have done with 771 men under his command, but then I remembered Cowpens… And with that the secret’s out! 771, which means Cuirassier gets closest by one with 777 (unlucky nalced with 778!)
So, I have a question. I’m confused. Why in Assassin’s Creed III General Edward Braddok wears private’s uniform, and John Pitcairn dressed not like a private?
Because AC3 is, sadly, wrong, wrong, wrong about everything. As usual.