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Prussian Infantry Uniforms of 1806

The following table lists all units from the pattern of 1806 for the infantry. They have been compared to the illustrations by Doepler. If there are differences they are noted. In principle Generally, Doepler does not show the sleeve and cuff lace; while the swordknot was rarely colored.

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Board

Unit

Comparison to the Doepler's board work 1806

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 1

Nr. 1 Graf von Kunheim

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 2

Nr. 2 Rüchel

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 3

Nr. 3 Renouard

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 4

Nr. 4 Kalckreuth

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 5

Nr. 5 Kleist

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 6

Nr. 6 Grenadiergardebataillon

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 6

Nr. 6 Grenadiergardebataillon
       (Interimsuniform)

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 7

Nr. 7 Owstien

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 8

Nr. 8 Rüts

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 9

Nr. 9 Schenck

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 10

Nr. 10 Wedel

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 11

Nr. 11 Schöning

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 12

Nr. 12 Herzog von
         Braunschweig-Oels

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 13

Nr. 13 Arnim

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 14

Nr. 14 Besser

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 15

Nr. 15 Garde ( I. Bataillon)

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 15

Nr. 15 Garde

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 16

Nr. 16 Diericke

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 17

Nr. 17 Treskow

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 18

Nr. 18 König

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 19

Nr. 19 Prinz von Oranien

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 20

Nr. 20 Prinz Ludwig Ferdinand

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 21

Nr. 21 Herzog von
         Braunschweig

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 22

Nr. 22 Pirch

Officer is on Doepler' board identical soldier has with Doepler the following exceptions: The sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate; Braid trimming over the sleeve impacts is not enough into the red cuff inside; yellow buttons directly on the kreuzpunkten of the vertical and horizontal braids (direct connection of the braid strips); Braids over the skirt laps are through-worked with several (not 2) red lines and have on the right side one yellow button each.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 23

Nr. 23 Winning

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Black and silver pompoms; not in pairs, but even arrangement of the skirt buttons; silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White-red mixed pompoms  ; Braid trimming over the right laps with in each case a white button; Braids over the sleeve impacts have one white button each; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 24

Nr. 24 Zenge

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Not in pairs, but even arrangement of the skirt buttons; silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: pompoms   with circular arrangement of the colors red - white - black - yellow (from the inside outward); Braid trimming knows with two red external lines and a red zigzag line between these red lines; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 25

Nr. 25 Möllendorf

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Buttons not in pairs, but were evenly arranged on the front; silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms   with red center; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 26

Nr. 26 Alt-Larisch

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Golden pompoms with black center; lower braid ornament together with button clearly over the red cuffs. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Red center of the pompoms  is smaller; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 27

Nr. 27 Tschammer

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: No arrangement in pairs of the  buttons; buttons with horizontal thin lace (with "free red" rectangle); silver sash; spreads lace along the red cuff and red lace along the  buttons also on the red cuff. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Red pompoms   with yellow center; white braid on the lapel is not wavy but straight cut underneath the collar as well as along the lower edge of lapel ; vertical button braid on the cuff is continued not downward on the impact, but leads into a white "braid circle"; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 28

Nr. 28 Malschitzki

Officer is identical on Doepler's board. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Purely red pompoms ; no arrangement in pairs of the lapel buttons; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 29

Nr. 29 Treuenfels

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: No lapel  buttons in pairs; lower lace lies clearly over the cuff. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms   with blue center, which is bordered with a narrow red circle; no arrangement in pairs of the lapel  buttons; white braid trimming with very narrow red and blue strips; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 30

Nr. 30 vacant Borcke

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Silver pompoms with black center. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: No arrangement in pairs of the lapel  buttons; white braid trimming with very narrow red and blue strips; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 31

Nr. 31 Kropff

No copies of the Doepler plates for this unit are known to exist.

 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 32

Nr. 32 Fürst von Hohenlohe

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: No Swedish, but old Brandenburg cuffs with blue lace cuff without braids. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Blue center of the pompoms   has still "yellow" essay ("button-like"); red neck-binds; old Brandenburg cuffs without braid trimming.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 33

Nr. 33 Alvensleben

Officer is identical on Doepler’s board. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: The sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 34

Nr. 34 Prinz Ferdinand von
         Preußen

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Lowest lace  of the cuff together with button clearly over the cuff. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms  with red center, which is surrounded by a narrow white and then a narrow blue circle; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 35

Nr. 35 vacant Prinz Heinrich
         von Preußen

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Badge color rather yellow; no lace on collars, lapels and turnbacks; old Brandenburg cuffs that were blue and 3 buttons without braid trimming. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Red pompoms   with white center, which is surrounded by a narrow red and then a narrow white circle; yellow facings; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 36

Nr. 36 vacant Puttkamer

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Black  stocks; silver   lie clearly over the white cuff. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Blue pompoms  with white center; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 37

Nr. 37 Tschepe

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Lowest lace    lie clearly over the cuff. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Red pompoms  with white center; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 38

Nr. 38 Pelchrzim

Officer is identical on Doepler’s board. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms  with orange "fraying points"; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 39

Nr. 39 Zastrow

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: No arrangement in pairs of the lapel  buttons; lowest  braid and   clearly over the cuff. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms ; the sword-knots were not coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 40

Nr. 40 Schimonsky

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Silver pompoms with black center; lowest  braid   clearly over the cuff; silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms  with small, red center; no arrangement in pairs of the lapel  buttons.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 41

Nr. 41 Lettow

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Pompoms with black center; the lapel buttons were not in pairs. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Red pompoms  with white ring and a red center; the lapel buttons were not in pairs.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 42

Nr. 42 Plötz

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: gold lace on the buttons. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White one pompoms  with an orange circle around the white center; yellow lapel buttons; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate; no braid.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 43

Nr. 43 Strachwitz

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: the silver lapel buttons were not in pairs. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: orange pompoms  with white center; the lapel buttons were not in pairs; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 44

Nr. 44 Hagken

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: silver sash; white stock. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: black pompoms   with light blue center; red stock;  the lapel buttons were not in pairs; white cords with narrow blue stripes at the edge and in the center  - Sword knot blue/white mixed; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 45

Nr. 45 Zweiffel

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: pompoms with black center; the lapel buttons were not in pairs; orange cuffs with lace over the cuffs. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Red pompoms  with black center;   the lapel buttons were not in pairs.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 46

Nr. 46 Thile

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler:
gold lace along the hat rim; the waistcoast is clearly visible under the lapels.  Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Red pompoms  with black center, that is set in a gold ring; red stock; no fringe on the cords; red swordknots.  
Doepler has second board for this regiment with still another, an officer and a soldier with red facings and with old Brandenburg cuffs with no braid trimming, shows.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 47

Nr. 47 Grawert

Officer is identical on Doepler’s board.  Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Gold pompoms  with red center; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate. 

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 48

Nr. 48 Kurfürst von Hessen

Officer is identical on Doepler’s board. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Black pompoms  with red center; white knots on the lace on the coat.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 49

Nr. 49 Müffling

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: White lapels and collars; lace on the cuff. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Orange pompoms  with blue center; white lace on the coat with several (six?) narrow blue strips; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 50

Nr. 50 Sanitz

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Pure silver pompoms; silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Crimson pompoms  with white center,  with a narrow (crimson) red ring,  that is surrounded by a narrow (crimson) red ring surrounded by a wide white circle; the lapel buttons were not in pairs; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 51

Nr. 51 Kauffberg

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: bright yellow facings. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: Blue pompoms  with yellow center; bright yellow facings; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 52

Nr. 52 Reinhardt

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: the lapel buttons were not in pairs. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: white pompoms   with red center, surrounded by a white then a light blue ring; red sword knot; no cords.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 53

Nr. 53 Jung-Larisch

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Silver pompoms (with gold buttons?) with black center;   bright yellow facings; silver sash; braid on the cuff; the lapel buttons were not in pairs. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms with red center; bright yellow facings; the lapel buttons were not in pairs; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 54

Nr. 54 Natzmer

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Bright yellow facings; (actually chamois); silver sash; braid on the cuff.  Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: (Crimson?) red pompoms with orange center; bright yellow facings; the lapel buttons were not in pairs;  the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 55

Nr. 55 Manstein

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Silver pompoms with black center (with a gold button); braid on the cuff;  silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: (Crimson?) red pompoms  with white center, surrounded by a yellow ring; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 56

Nr. 56 Graf Tauentzien

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: pompoms with black center. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler:  Red pompoms; cords; the lapel buttons were not in pairs; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 57

Nr. 57 vacant Grevenitz

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Silberne pompoms with black center; braid on the cuff; silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White Pompoms  with (rose?) red center; lace on coat with red stripes in the lace; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 58

Nr. 58 de l’Homme de
         Courbiere

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler:
pompoms with black center; braid over the cuff; more radiating, light yellow facing colors. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: White pompoms  with light yellow center; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 59

Nr. 59 Graf Wartensleben

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: Silver pompoms with black centers and gold buttons; silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: white pompoms  with crimson center; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

Schema der Preussischen Armee 1806 - IR 60

Nr. 60 Chlebowsky

Officer has the following deviations from Doepler: silver sash. Soldier has the following deviations from Doepler: the lapel buttons were not in pairs; the sword-knots were not  coloured on the plate.

 

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