Red Coats

Some articles on red coats, coats, red, red coat:

History Of The Royal Marines - Uniforms
... the marines would put aside their easily-stained red coats and wore the loose "slop" clothing of the British sailors (then known as Jack Tars) ... (1664–1689) wore yellow (probably yellow-brown) coats with red breeches and black felt hats ... the period 1685 to 1699 wore dark blue, crimson or red coats ...
Red Coat (British Army) - Other Military Usage
... of the United States Marine Band wear red uniforms for performances at the White House and elsewhere ... practice of having military bandsmen wear coats in reverse colours to the rest of a given unit (U.S ... Marines wear blue/black tunics with red facings so U.S ...
Red Coat (British Army) - History
... The red coat has evolved from being the British infantryman's ordinary uniform to a garment retained only for ceremonial purposes ... The infantry regiments wore coats of Venetian red with white facings ... by the several facings of their coats" ...
Clan Stewart Of Appin - History - 18th Century and Jacobite Risings - Ardsheal's Cave
... the Prince’s commanding officers, hid from the English Red Coats in a cave as they searched up and down the country for those involved ... Eventually the Red Coats came and Ardsheal House was cordoned off and his wife and child held prisoner ... The Red Coats thoroughly searched the surrounding area whilst Ardsheal himself was hiding under their noses ...

Famous quotes containing the words coats and/or red:

    Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 3:11.

    John the Baptist.

    ...I didn’t consider intellectuals intelligent, I never liked them or their thoughts about life. I defined them as people who care nothing for argument, who are interested only in information; or as people who have a preference for learning things rather than experiencing them. They have opinions but no point of view.... Their talk is the gloomiest type of human discourse I know.... This is a red flag to my nature. Intellectuals, to me have no natures ...
    Margaret Anderson (1886–1973)