Making a Continental Marine Uniform
Making a Continental Marine Uniform. Jack B. Hilliard and Doris S. Maley. 1975. 92 pp.
(Print – http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1976979)
Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:
- Where can I find a compact history of battles involving Continental Marines?
- What did an officer’s hat look like during the American Revolution?
- What US raids on foreign soil took place before the Declaration of Independence?
- How do I make a half-gaiter?
From the introduction, “This guidebook is designed to aid the amateur tailor in creating a Continental Marine uniform of sufficient authenticity while at the same time emphasizing shortcuts and economies which take little from appearance but help keep costs to a bare minimum.”
Aside from the expected materials lists and patterns for each part of the Continental Marine uniform, the introduction contains a concise history of military actions that Continental Marines participated in.