Uniform of French Horse Grenadier of the Imperial Guard.

Horse Grenadier of the Imperial Guard. French Army uniforms. France Military costumes

Horse Grenadier of the Imperial Guard 1816 to 1830.

Uniform of French Horse Grenadier of the Imperial Guard.

French army of 1816 to 1830. Armee Francaise de 1816 a 1830. Grenadier à Cheval.

After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise 1804 à 1815. Paris Impr. Jules Rigo et Cie.

Note:  Gens de Trait. Archer and Crossbowman 1350 to 1380s.

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