This is a list of British soldiers in the American Revolutionary War. Lost in the romanticized history of the Revolution is the discipline it took to be a soldier in the British Army. The Regiment of Foot served as a backbone of the British army. They were supported by Light Cavalry and Heavy Artillery. They were required to fight in close quarters in order to maximize the devastation of their volley. It required much discipline to become a British soldier. They were feared across the world for how effective they were in the field. [Read more…]
The Border Collie is a working and herding dog breed developed in the Anglo-Scottish border region for herding livestock, especially sheep. It was specifically bred for intelligence and obedience.
Considered highly intelligent, extremely energetic, acrobatic and athletic, they frequently compete with great success in sheepdog trials and dog sports. They are often cited as the most intelligent of all domestic dogs. Border Collies continue to be employed in their traditional work of herding livestock throughout the world.