US Soldier vs British Soldier

US Soldier vs British Soldier

War of 1812

Combat 54
  • Author: Gregg Adams
  • Illustrator: Johnny Shumate
  • Short code: CBT 54
  • Publication Date: 18 Feb 2021
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Between June 1812 and January 1815, US and British forces, notably the regular infantrymen of both sides (including the Canadian Fencibles Regiment), fought one another on a host of North American battlefields. This study examines the evolving role and combat performance of the two sides' regulars during the conflict, with particular reference to three revealing battles in successive years: Queenston Heights, Crysler's Farm, and Chippawa.

Featuring full-color artwork and battle maps, this fully illustrated study investigates the US and British regular infantry's role, tactics, junior leadership, and combat performance on three battlefields of the War of 1812. The actions assessed here notably demonstrate the evolution of US regulars from their initial poor showing to an emerging professionalism that allowed them to face their British opponents on equal terms.

Biographical Note

Gregg Adams earned a doctorate in physics in 1983 from the University of Missouri-Rolla. He is the author of CBT 020 King's African Rifles Soldier vs Schutztruppe Soldier and CBT 032 US Marine vs German Soldier.Johnny Shumate began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. Most of his work is rendered in Adobe Photoshop using a Cintiq monitor. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Édouard Detaille. He works as a freelance illustrator and lives in Tennessee.

Contents

Introduction
The Opposing Sides
Queenston Heights, October 13, 1812
Crysler's Farm, November 11, 1813
Chippawa, July 5, 1814
Analysis
Aftermath
Unit Organizations
Orders of Battle
Bibliography
Index


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