Uniform of Imperial Guard. French army of 1804 to 1815.

Imperial Guard. French Army uniforms. France Military costumes

French Imperial Guard 1804 to 1815.

French army of 1804 to 1815. Uniform of Imperial Guard.

Armee Francaise de 1804 à 1815. Garde Imperiale. 

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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