Here is a reference picture with some of the terms that are used for the soldiers equipment and clothing.
- Regimental coats are to be scarlet and faced with the regimental colors.
- Buttons are to be stamped with the regimental number.
- Grenadier officers wore an epaulette on each shoulder
- Officers of the battalion companies were to wear an epaulette on the right shoulder.
- All officers swords of the regiment were to be the same design and the hilts were to match the regiment's buttons in either gold or silver.
- The tricorne or 'cocked hat' was to be trimmed in lace, gold or silver and each officer was issued a crimson silk sash which is to be worn around the waist knotted on the left hip.
- Gorgets would match the color metal of the regiment (silver or gold).
- Grenadier officers would carry a fusil, short musket in addition to swords.
- Battalion company officers were issued spontoons.
NCOs and Privates
- Sergeants were to wear scarlet coats with regimental color facings.
- Sergeants were issued crimson color sashes that would have a center stripe of the regimental color. Red faced regiments would have a white stripe.
- Grenadier sergeants were issued the same equipment as their officers.
- Battalion company sergeants were issued halberds and swords.
- Corporals and Privates were to wear regimental coats consisting of madder red (red-orange) with regimental color facings.
- Corporals were denoted by a silk epaulette on the right shoulder.
- Drummers and fifers of 'Royal' regiments were to wear red coats with blue facings and have the royal lace.
- Drummers and fifers of regiments with red facings were to have white coats with red facings and lining.
- Drummers and fifers of all other regiments were to wear the reverse colors of the regiment consisting of a coat matching the regimental color and red facings.
- Drummers and fifers of regiments with either white or buff facings will wear red small clothes (waistcoat and breeches).
- Drummers and fifers of all other regiments will wear small clothes in the regiments facing color.
- Drummers and fifers would carry short swords.
- Grenadiers, drummers and fifers wore black bearskin caps. The cap plate was silver and the back of the cap was red with a white cord.
- Fusiliers also wore bearskin caps but they were slighter shorter in height.
- Battalion companies wore the tricorne (cocked hat).
- Sergeants' hats would have silver lace.
- Corporals and Privates hats would have white lace.
- Tricornes of all ranks would have a black cockade.
British Regimental Drums & Colours is a great resource for knowing the regimental colors and which regiments served in North America during the American Revolution.