Dragone del 1 rgt. e tamburo del 22 rgt. dragoni francesi
Guerre de Secession Sudiste Eugene Leliepvre. Richmond 1862.
We often see these drummers at annual events in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Drummer of the Compagnies franches de la Marine in New France, 1755-1760 - "Drummers were often distinctively dressed to make them easy to spot in the heat of battle."
Osprey - Men at Arms 313 - Louis XV_'s Army (5) Colonial and Naval Troops