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Old 02-22-2013, 5:49 PM
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Originally Posted by kimber_ss View Post
It's a good thing the colonial army was not well regulated or things may have gone the other way. British soldiers fought in columns which was a clear disadvantage.

The "unregulated" colonial army hid behind trees and took any advantage they could find.

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Most of the time that was not the case. Americans had the advantage in light infantry combat. But most battles that mattered were not light infantry fights (kings mnt. being the exception).

American Irregulars were... irregular. Some units performed well, but many did not.
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