Colonel of the Regiment
Lieutenant General Jonathon Riley.


Major Shane P. Reilly, Commander
23rd Regiment of Foot
Royal Welch Fusiliers in America

Attention to Regimental Orders:

The Regiment will be making the switch to woolen small clothes, with the switch to be complete by 1 March 2025.

“Small clothes include a waistcoat and breeches made of the same natural white, wool cloth and should match the color of the coat’s turnback lining.. The waistcoat has slash pockets (without flaps). Please contact a recruiter of unit NCO for more information.” 


Fusiliers are required to wear their hair queued (braided) with the tail tucked under the back of the cap. This is a required uniform piece and not wearing it because it is hot, itchy or uncomfortable is unacceptable. The queue (natural or wig) is a critical piece of the uniform just as the coat or bearskin is. The queue is not required for the late war kit, which authorizes hair to be short or “cropped”. Wigs for the early war kit should be of natural hair color; white wigs, typically reserved for formal occasions are optional. I advised the officers and NCOs to start enforcing this requirement at events.

Regimental Announcements:


Master List of Events:

The Road to Riley’s Farm, 24 April 2021

Mount Vernon, VA, 1 & 2 May 2021

Ohio Civil War Show, Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, Ohio, 1 & 2 May 2021

History Day, Hillsborough, NC, 8 May 2021

“Fort Laurens School Days”, Fort Laurens State Memorial, Bolivar, Ohio, 14 May 2021

Old Bethpage Village, Grand Encampment, 26 & 27 June 2021

Brigade Encampment, Fort Laurens State Memorial, Bolivar, Ohio, 17 & 18 July 2021

Hickory Ridge History Museum / British Occupation / Horn in the West Show, Boone, NC, 24 July 

Revolutionary War Living History Day, Hillsborough, NC, 28 August

September – Fredericksburg, VA – Welsh Festival 2021

Grand Encampment, Old Fort Niagara, Lewiston, New York, 18 & 19 September 2021

Brinkerhoff House, 25 & 26 September 2021

Prelude to Yorktown, Chippokes State Park, 25-26 September

Germantown, PA, 2 October 2021

Old Bethpage Village, Battle of Fort Slongo, 2 & 3 October 2021

Fort Loudon, PA, 16 & 17 October 2021

American Heritage Festival / Revolutionary War Battle, Lake City, SC, 23-24 October

 Adena Mansion, Chillicothe, Ohio, 30 & 31 October 2021

12-14 November – Kershaw, SC – Battle of Camden Reenactment

Colour Events:

 Old Fort Niagara, NY, 18 & 19 September 2021

Secondary Events:

Fort Loudon, PA, 16 & 17 October 2021

Please refer to the Company nearest you for more local / smaller events.

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