Tuesday 13 December 2011

Lauzun's Legion




Thanks to Thomsomfeld for these images

2 comments:

  1. Is there any more information about the reconstruction of what I presume is an infantryman? In detail it differs from interpretations by Mollo and Chartand and it would be interesting to know if anything more is known.

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  2. The uniform of this infantry soldier does not look like a musketier of the Légion de Lauzun at all.
    In fact the soldiers wore a sky-blue (bleu de ciel) coat, which means a somewhat darker light blue. thje lining of the coat was grey, the facings red, and the small clothes and gaiters white. They had black hats with a white border, and a white and black cocarde.
    (after: Eugene Leliepvre, Costume Militaire, Ancien Régime 12, La Légion de Lauzun 1778-1785. Edition Hussards de Marais Paris)

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