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France, Napoleon’s Army, Waterloo. 1815
Playing the advance of the Old Guard.

A good look at the French backpack and blanket roll he carries on his back. The French pack was sturdy, often bear hide, well-built and a highly prized possession for the French infantrymen, and for their adversaries if one could be pilfered from a battlefield.

Colors of the Republic; insignia Red, White, and dark Blue
He wears buff colored breeches, and vest, Dark Blue tunic with Red epaulettes, white cross belt and tassels, white button up gaiters over his black boots. And finally topped of with the tall bearskin cap with red feather plume of the Empire

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