Artillery members sport first uniform look in 60 years

New jackets and tri-cornered hats will put a fresh step into this year’s 4th of July Parade

By DeWolf Fulton
Posted 3/17/18

Chartered in 1776 and with a museum dating back to 1843, the Bristol Train of Artillery these days is fired up about its brand new uniforms, ready for wear in the next Fourth of July …

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