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Napoleonic Era Discuss the many wars fought around the globe around the time of Napoleon. This forum is dedicated to the memory of Ben Weider and our late friend and long time ACG Staff member, Michael Brown, better known here as Post Captain.

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Here are some interesting plates of London volunteer Regiments together with more miniature pictures and one or two interesting items






















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It is interesting that the officer of the 42nd RHR is shown wearing the 'Regulation feather', white over a red base, as opposed to the 'red feather' which, the best indications tell us, was worn by the 42nd from at least 1795 and indeed, it would seem, as early as 1776.

This could, of course, simply be the result of the artist who coloured the print not being properly informed.
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