I've a query for this informed group.
Is there yet a consensus as to the colour of US gun carriages - field and/or garrison - during the War of 1812.
Some early Company plates and comments had the French green...later versions seem to be a sky to light blue...but then Joseph Thatcher's wrk in the Spring 1998 MC&H presents evidence for grey as the colour of artillery caissons for the War.
What was the colour of the carriage in the back of Charles Hamilton Smith's drawing and watercolour of US artillery? (I only have the b&w version in Rene Chartrand's Uniforms and Equipment of the United States Forces in the War of 1812.)
Discussion and help would be greatly appreciated.
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