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Camp Security Review, Part Five

Continuing the series of posts extracted from the recently updated history of Camp Security, which can be accessed at www.campsecurity.org, this post quotes extensively from the memoirs of Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Regiment of Foot). … Continue reading

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Escape from Camp Security

How easy was it to escape from Camp Security near York? It doesn’t seem to have been very difficult. Many of the first group of British Revolutionary War prisoners confined there, the so-called Convention Troops surrendered by Burgoyne at Saratoga … Continue reading

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Sergeant Lamb at Camp Security–Part Four

The drawing above is the fourth in a series of four color drawings attributed to Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Regiment of Foot). He was captured with the army of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia in … Continue reading

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Sergeant Lamb at Camp Security–Part Three

Last month I shared the first and second of four drawings attributed to Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Regiment of Foot), and formerly of the 9th Regiment, portraying his arrival at Camp Security and subsequent escape. … Continue reading

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Sergeant Lamb at Camp Security–Part Two

This is the second drawing in the series of four attributed to Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Regiment of Foot), and formerly of the 9th Regiment, portraying his arrival at Camp Security, whereupon he soon started … Continue reading

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Sergeant Lamb at Camp Security–Part One

This drawing is the first of the series of four drawings attributed to Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers depicting his arrival at, and escape from, Camp Security. As I explained in previous posts, copies were found at … Continue reading

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Original Camp Security artifacts and documents on exhibit April 20

A few months ago I shared the information that a researcher at the British National Army Museum recently found color drawings, assumed to have been done by Sgt. Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, illustrating Camp Security and the … Continue reading

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Camp Security–new clues and a new appeal

You may have seen the recent article and also the editorial in the York Daily Record concerning the final push by the Friends of Camp Security to raise the funds to repay the Conservation Fund for the 2012 purchase of … Continue reading

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