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Re: Brunswick Light Guards Battalion

Hi Wayne,
Concur. I also had a look at the blog http://centjours.mont-saint-jean.com/unitesHA.php and I still don't see any critical differences but some headgear. So agree with you, some other belligerent could be more on the spotlight.
Have a great weekend everyone.
CPN

Re: Brunswick Light Guards Battalion

Very good looking figures, I love the sapper and the command figures will be useful. But standing to attention figures are not my favourite thing; if advancing figures for the line and light battalions were to appear sometime in the future that would be excellent.

CPN
Sorry again about silly questions from me but in regards to Hannover troops , what is exactly the request?
Can't the British infantry be used for this ? As for heads swap several sets such as Hat Prussian reserve infantry or every Landwehr sets including the great Strelets ones should do?
Am I that wrong or....?


You are right the Hanoverian troops were dressed in British uniforms. Line infantry uniforms for the line battalions and rifle style uniforms for the light battalions. The only differences were that some of the Hanoverians, especially the Landwehr were not as well equipped as their British counterparts and may have lacked some equipment, some Hanoverians may have worn plumes at the front of their shakos rather than to the side, the Landwehr wore stovepipe shakos, and the Grubenhagen light battalion had a peakless conical shako that looked like a mirliton. No need to swap heads, except to get the stovepipes, Hanoverians in schirmutz caps are almost certainly something that was invented by the 28mm wargaming community to differentiate the Hanoverians; I think it's a really good look and I always enjoy seeing Hanoverians in schirmutz caps but there's no real necessity to depict them that way because it's not actually correct.

Re: Brunswick Light Guards Battalion

Graeme


You are right the Hanoverian troops were dressed in British uniforms. Line infantry uniforms for the line battalions and rifle style uniforms for the light battalions. The only differences were that some of the Hanoverians, especially the Landwehr were not as well equipped as their British counterparts and may have lacked some equipment, some Hanoverians may have worn plumes at the front of their shakos rather than to the side, the Landwehr wore stovepipe shakos, and the Grubenhagen light battalion had a peakless conical shako that looked like a mirliton. No need to swap heads, except to get the stovepipes, Hanoverians in schirmutz caps are almost certainly something that was invented by the 28mm wargaming community to differentiate the Hanoverians; I think it's a really good look and I always enjoy seeing Hanoverians in schirmutz caps but there's no real necessity to depict them that way because it's not actually correct.



Hats off to your knowledgeable post, Graeme.

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