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Granatiere della fanteria di linea francese - Théodore Géricault

Granatiere della fanteria di linea francese - Théodore Géricault

Guillame Bresson

Paris: Guillaume Bresson’s painting (detail) « Marie Perron

Favourite cavalry unit of the French Imperial Guard - Page 6 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

(Napoleonic cavalryman certainly (chasseur a cheval), but not necessarily a bad concept for a swashbuckler - Nameless)

French Foot Dragoons-Keith Rocco.  Napoleon first conceived of the dismounted dragoons during the Channel Encampments, when planning for the invasion of England. The dismounted dragoons would be part of the invasion force, and would find horses upon arrival - the naval transportation requirmenets for horses was simply too daunting. Until dismounted dragoons served as infantry with the Grande Armee in 1805, as the army abruptly left the coast for war with Austria and Russia.

Napoleon first conceived of the dismounted dragoons during the Channel Encampments, when planning for the invasion of England. The dismounted dragoons would be part of the invasion force, and would find horses upon arrival.

A soldier called Major John Andre,” from the collection of the Huntington Library in San Mateo, CA. Analysis by British military historians has determined that this painting is NOT the Major John Andre of Revolutionary War fame.

Major John Andre’s mysterious white braid

crazyredcoat: “ A soldier called Major John Andre, English School ” Oh Andre, and even wearing a Tarleton helmet

Combat between French Dragoons and British infantry at Hougoumont, Waterloo- by Richard Caton Woodville

Combat between French Dragoons and British infantry at Hougoumont, Waterloo- by Richard Caton Woodville

Battle of Quatres Bras- by Keith Rocco

NAP: Battle of Quatre Bras, by Keith Rocco. The French Lancers charging against the British Regiment of Foot and trying to capture one of the flags of the