Monday, 11 February 2013

5th Squadron during the Hundred Days

On the 30th May 1815, Napoléon wrote to General Drouot, authorising the formation of second, Young Guard, regiment of Grenadiers a Cheval. It was to be organised in accordance with the decree of 8th April 1815 with an establishment of 46 officers and 829 men.[1]

Friday, 8 February 2013

Grenadier et Cuirassier

An interesting sketch in the A S K Brown Collection, dated 1806 purporting to show a Grenadier a Cheval and a Cuirassier at rest.