TITLE

Armagnac Infantry Regiment, Major, 1779-1786

AUTHOR(S)
Chartrand, René
PUB. DATE
December 2016
SOURCE
Military Collector & Historian;Winter2016, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p360
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the uniform worn by the major of the Armagnac Infantry Regiment that was created on March 25, 1776. Topics covered include the participation of the Armagnac detachment in the recapture of Dutch Guyana from the British, the prescription for wearing the white infantry uniform and the use of a complex system of epaulets to indicate the ranks of French Army officers.
ACCESSION #
120468340

 

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