Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics


General Works

Austria

Denmark

France

Great Britain

Hessen

Italy

Portugal

Prussia

Russia

Saxony

Spain

Sweden

Westphalia

Wurtemburg

Wurtzburg


Standards and Flags of the Napoleonic Era: A Bibliography

By Steven H. Smith

General Works

"Brauer-Bogen"

Fahnen-und Standarten-Träger; ALVA cigaretten. Bremen, Orientalische Cigaretten-Compagnie "Yosma." 2 v. illus. (col.) 26 cm. NOTES: At head of title on cover: ALVA bilder sammlung. Album 1 contains 192 cards in 16 series; Album 2 contains cards no. 193 to 398.

Garnisonkirche Potsdam. Die Trophäen des preussischen Heeres in der Königlichen Hof und Garnisonkirche zu Potsdam. Auf allerhöchsten Befehl Seiner Majestät des kaisers und Königs herausgegeben von Königlichen Kriegsministerium. Zweite Auflage Berlin, E.S. Mittler und Sohn, 1899. vi, 133 p. 24 pl. 26 cm. OTHER: Lehmann, Gustaf; Prussia. Kriegministerium.

Gekkel, Russian Major General (Hekkel). The Trophies of 1812-1813-1814 in the Kazan Cathedral in St Petersburg. In Russian; shows French, Bavarian, Saxon, Italian and Neapolitan items among others.

Neubecker, Ottfried. Bulgaria-Fahnenbilder: Ruhmreiche Fahnen deutscher Geschichte. Die Fahnen und Standarten der alten Armee. Dresden, Bulgaria-Zigarettenfabrik, 1933. 30 l. incl. 256 mounted col. illus. 30 cm.

Noix, G. (Gustave), 1840-1921. Drapeaux et trophées : résumé de l'histoire militaire contemporaine de la France : catalogue des trophées du Musée de l'armée. Paris, Delagrave, ? 1910-1919. 192 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.

Over, Keith. Flags and Standards of the Napoleonic Wars. London : New York, Bivouac Books Ltd ; Sky Books Press, 1976. 112 p. : ill. (some col.); 25 cm.

RIGO (Albert Rigondaud). Le Plumet Série D, covers the Grand Duchy of Warsaw, Saxony, Bavaria, Kingdom of Holland, Kingdom of Italy, Wurttemberg, Wurtzburg, Hesse, Lippe, Kingdom of Westphalia, Naples, Grand Duchy of Mecklembourg, Nassau and the infantry colours of the Austrian contingent in Russia in 1812. A total of 36 Plates.

Wise, Terence. Flags of the Napoleonic Wars. London, Osprey, 1978-1981. 3 v.: ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. SERIES: Osprey military men-at-arms series; NOTES: Includes bibliographical references. v. 1. Colours, standards and guidons of France and her allies -- v. 2. Colours, standards and guidons of Austria, Britain, Prussia & Russia -- v. 3. Colours, standards and guidons of Anhalt, Kleve-Berg, Brunswick, Denmark, Finland, Hanover, Hesse, the Netherlands, Mecklenberg, Nassau, Portugal, Reuss, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, & Westphalia: 40 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Bibliography: p. 3-4.

Austria

Metzger, Heinrich. Fahnen-Historik der k. und k. österr.- ungar. Infanterie der letzten 300 Jahre. Vienna-Neustadt, A. Folk, 1898. 231 p. 21 cm.

Baden

Karlsruhe (Germany). Armeemuseum Karlsruhe. Deutsche Wehr am Oberrhein. Badische Fahnen und Standarten. Karlsruhe am Rhein, 1936. 38 p.: ill.; 27 cm.

Morris, Cmdr. R. O. RN. "Grand Duchy of Baden Colours and Standards" Tradition Magazine No. 72 Norman Newton/Belmont Maitland.

Denmark

Lund, Ed. Danebrog, Danmarks palladium : en historisk skildring af Danebrogs oprindelse og brug gennem tiderne. Køobenhavn, Hagerup, 1919. 64 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. NOTES: Bibliography: p. 63-64.

Tøjhusmuseet (Denmark). Fra sindbilled til Dannebrog, udgivet af Tøjhusmuseet. København, Historisk Forlag, 1930. 12 pl. 16mo. NOTES: Cover-title

France

Andolenko, Serge. Aigles de Napoléon contre drapeaux du tsar: 1799, 1805-1807, 1812-1814; drapeaux russes conquis par les Français, emblèmes français pris par les Russes. Paris, Eurimprim, 1969. 299 p. plates (part col.) 33 cm. NOTES: Bibliography: p. 295-298.

Articles in La Sabretache, Le Briquet, Le Bivouac, La Figurine: this is a question of which units you're researching. these bulletins have done some really good detailed articles (very often written by...Charrie).

Brunon, Raoul. Carle Vernet; La Grande Armee de 1812. Marseille, Collection Raoul et Jean Brunon. [1959- ]. col. plates. v. 1-8

Charrie, Pierre. Drapeaux et etendards de la Revolution et de l'Empire Paris, Copernic, c1982. 231 p., [32] p. of plates: ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

Fraser, Edward. The War Drama of the Eagles : Napoleon's Standard-Bearers on the Battlefield in Victory and Defeat from Austerlitz to Waterloo, A Record of Hard Fighting, Heroism and Adventure. London, J. Murray, 1912. xviii, 444 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. NOTES: "List of authorities:" p. xv- xviii.

Hollander, O. Les drapeaux des demi-brigades d'infanterie de 1794 à 1804, avec un chapitre préliminaire sur les drapeaux des régiments d'infanterie de 1791 à 1794. Paris, Leroy, 1913. 156 p. & 25 plates.

Hollander, O. Les aigles des regiments hollandais. La Haye, 1909.

Hollander, O. Nos drapeaux et etendards de 1812 a 1815. Avec 30 gravures dont 20 hors texte. Paris [etc.], Berger-Levrault & cie, 1902. vi, 238 p. illus., 13 pl. 26 cm.

Ollivier, Gabriel. Reliques impériales au palais de Monaco. [Monte Carlo], Impr. nationale de Monaco, 1950. 29 p. illus. 16 cm.

Régnault, Jean Charles Louis. Les Aigles impériales et le drapeau tricolore, 1804-1815. Paris, J. Peyronnet, 1967. 301 p. illus. 27 cm. Looks more like a historical compendium.

Great Britian

Ames, Capt. G. S. Regimental Colours. 1908. 7p.

Dawnay, Nicolas Payan. The Standards, Guidons and Colours of the Household Division, 1660-1973. Tunbridge Wells, Midas Books, 1975. xxiii, 272 p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. NOTES: Includes index. Bibliography: p. [261]-263.

Lambert, Alfred. The Colours of the British Army, Comprising the Standards, Guidons, and Flags of All the Regiments in Her Majesty's Service, with Every Battle Recorded on Them. One hundred and seven illustrations in colour, from original drawings. London, Day & Son [etc., 1891. 14 p. col'd illus. 24 x 25 cm.

Lemonofides, Dino. British Cavalry Standards. New Halden, (270 Burlington Rd, New Halden, Surrey KT3 4NL), Almark Publishing Co. Ltd, 1971. 54 p. illus. (some col.). 22 cm.

Lemonofides, Dino. British Infantry Colours. London, Almark Publishing Co. Ltd., 1971. 56 p. illus. (some col.), ports. 22 cm.

McNair, Robert French. The Colours of the British Army; Comprising the Standards, Guidons, and Flags, of Every Regiment in Her Majesty's Service. London, Day and son, limited, 1869. xii, 64 p. col. plates 28 x 22 cm. NOTES: On cover: The Grenadier guards.

McNair, Robert French. The Colours and Standards of the British Army. 3 parts. 1867.

McNair, Robert French. The Colours of the British Army; Comprising the Standards, Guidons, and Flags, of Every Regiment in Her Majesty's Service. London, Day & Son, 1867. xii, 64 pp., 21 pl., ill. 4to.

McNair, Robert French. The Colours of the British Army; Comprising the Standards, Guidons, and Flags, of Every Regiment in Her Majesty's Service. London, Day and son, limited [1869]. xii, 64 p. col. plates 28 x 22 cm.

McNair, Robert French. The Colours of the Grenadier Guards. London, Day and Son, limited, 1870. 62 p. col. plates. 28 x 22 cm.

Milne, S. M. The Standards and Colours of the British Army from 1661 - 1881. 1893. 257p.

The Preservation of Old Scottish Regimental Colours in S.Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh. A collection of papers. 1882-83. 4o.
Ross, Andrew. Old Scottish Rregimental Colours. Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1885. 158 p. illus.

Hessen

Beck, Fritz. Geschichte der grossherzoglich hessischen fahnen und standarten. Berlin, E. S. Mittler u. sohn, 1895. vii, 166 p., 15 col. p. [34] leaves of plates.

Italy

Galliani, G. La cavalleria di linea italica 1796-1814. Storia, uniformi, bandiere. Genova, Interconair, 1973. 64 p. illus. 30 cm. SERIES: Intyrama, 12. NOTES: At head of title: G. Galliani, G. B. Parisini, G. M. Rocchiero. On cover: G. Galliani, G. R. Parisini, G. M. Rocchiero. Bibliography: p. 64.

Ghisi, Enrico. Il tricolore italiano (1796-1870) Commissario responsabile per la pubblicazione, march, gen. Luigi Rangoni-Machiavelli. Milano, Rizzoli & C., anonima per l'arte della stampa, 1931. 384 p. illus. (incl. coats of arms) plates (part col.) 35 cm.
Ghisi, Enrico. Saggio di raccolta di documenti del periodo 1796-1814 da servire per una storia completa del tricolore italiano. Milano, Fratelli Bocca, 1912. 251 p. illus.

Portugal

Bandeiras portuguezas. [n.p., 191-]. 4 colored plates. 4o. Without title-page. Binder's title.

Pereira Sales, Ernesto Augusto. Bandeiras e estandartes regimentais do exercito e da armada e outras bandeiras militares (apontamentos). Lisboa, [Centro tipografico colonial], 1930. pp. 92, 5 col. leaves of plates: ill.; 24 cm.

Prussia

Alt, Georg. Das Koniglich Preussische Stehende Heer / mit Benutzung amtlicher Quellen bearbeitet von Georg Alt. Neudruck. Osnabruck : Biblio, 1993- . v.; 23 cm.

Andolenko, Gen. [Serge]. "Drapeaux et etandards pris aux Prussiens en 1806-1807" Revue historique de l'Armee, Nr. 2, 1972. Pp. 21-43, illus. Notes: Saxon and Prussian.

Deutsches Jährebuch. of 1902. [SHS: I have not located this title.]

Fiebig, Ewald. Unsterbliche treue; das helden lied der fahnen und standarten des deutschen heeres. Berlin, Wilhelm Andermann verlag, 1936. 7 p. l., 3-484, 8 p. col. front., illus., 6 col. pl. (1 double) 28 cm. NOTES: Illustrated cover and lining-papers. "Geleitworte" by six officers of the German army. "Berichtigung" slip laid in. This amazing book covers the pre-and post-1806 period for not only Prussia but also MOST German mini-states but excludes Berg, Westfalia and some others.

General Staff Archives. from 1881. {SHS: I tried to find this but could not!]

Nash, David. The Prussian Army, 1808-1815. London, Altmark, 1972.

Prussia. Kriegsministerium. Geschichte der Königlich Preussischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807. Berlin, E.S. Mittler und Sohn, 1889. 2 v. in 3. illus. 27 cm. NOTES: "Vorbemerkungen zu den Bildertafeln," v. 2, p. 401-408, and 26 col'd pl. bound separately.

Prussia. Kriegsministerium. Geschichte der Königlich Preussischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807. 1. Nachtrag. Berlin, E.S. Mittler, 1890. 2 pts. in 1 v. col. plates. 28 cm. NOTES: Each part paged continously with corresponding v. 1-2 of the original work.

Prussia. Kriegsministerium. Geschichte der Königlich Preussischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807. Zweiter Nachtrag. Berlin, E.S. Mittler, 1895. 1. v. (various pagings): col. ill.; 27 cm. NOTES: Nachträge continue the pagings of v. 1 and 2 of the original work.

Riehn, Richard. Articles, based largely on Fiebig and Redlin, on Prussian colours are to be found in the, now defunct, American "Campaigns" magazine nos. 24 and 25, and on standards in the same nos. 30 and 31.

Redlin, Rheinhold. Die Fahnen & Standarten der preussischen Feldregimenter, written in the 1950's It is quite impressive, giving not only detailed descriptions of the standards but also including quite detailed drawings. Redlin seems to have drawn heavily on the Dessäuer Spezifcation (DS- sorry about the spelling) as his primary source and doesn't (as far as I can tell with my near-illiterate grasp of German) mention the standarten of DR Nr 4 that used to be in St Petersburg (which are gold and blue- completely unlike the DS).

Russia

Andolenko. See above under France.

Gabaev, G. (Georgii). Kratkii ocherk razvitiia obraztsa russkikh znamen i standartov v XIX viekie znamena i standarty, pozhalovanye russkimi gosudariami reguliarnym voiskam v techenie XIX vieka. [St.-Petersburg, s.n., 1911]. 1 v.; 27 cm. NOTES: Microfilm. New York, N.Y. : New York Public Library, 19--. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm.

Istoricheskii ocherk o regaliiakh i znakakh otlichiia Russkoi armii. S.-Peterburg, Izd. Glavnago intendantskago upravleniia, 1898-1902. 3 v. illus. 27 cm. NOTES: Vol. 3 by Strukov. Includes bibliographical references. [t.1]. Velikokniazheskii i TSarskii periody.-t.2. 1725-1801 gg.-t.3. 1801-1855 gg. OTHER: Nikolaev, N. G. (Nikolai Gennadievich), 1860-1900. Strukov, D. P. (Dimitrii P.); Russia. Glavnoe intendantskoe upravlenie.

Viskovatov, Aleksandr Vasil'evich. Istoricheskoe opisanie odezhdy i vooruzheniia rossiiskikh voisk, sostavlennoe po Vysochaishemu povelieniiu. Sanktpeterburg, V Voennoi tip., 1840- . v.: ill., ports.; 40 cm. Also, 2nd edition.

Zweguintov, V. V. Drapeaux et Etendards de l'Armée Russe XVI Siecle à 1914. Paris, Russian infantry colours and cavalary standards from 1805-1815 are described, which is the principal source for an article by Cdr. R. O. Morris RN on the subject in the old, long defunct, English (Norman Newton/Belmont Maitland) Tradition magazine No36. Grand Duchy of Baden colours and standards in the same No72 (no source given though).

Saxony

Kelterborn, Dr. Eckehart and Peter Schegel. Sächsiche Fahnen und Standarten 1810 bis 1813. Privately published in 1993.

Hottenroth, Johann Edmund. Geschichte der sächsischen Fahnen und Standarten. Dresden, G.A. Kaufmanns Buchhandlung, 1910. xii, 171 p. plates (part col'd) 27 cm. NOTES: "Benutzte Quellen und Hilfsmittel," p.

Spain

Clonard, Serafin Maria de Soto y Abbach, conde de. Historia organica de las armas de infanteria y caballeria espanolas desde la creacion del ejercito permanente hasta el dia, por el teniente general conde de Clonard. [Madrid, Impr. de D. B. Gonzalez, 1851-59?]. 16 v. in 8. plates (part col.) ports., plans, col. coats of arms. 29 cm.

Madrid. Basilica de Nuestra Señora de Atocha. Museo de inválidos. Banderas y estandartes del Museo de inválidos; su historia y descripción. Madrid, Establecimiento tipográfico "Sucesores de Rivadeneyra," 1909. 253 p.,1 l. plates(part.col.) 31 cm. NOTES: Bibliographical foot-notes. OTHER: González Simancas, Manuel.

Spain. Servicio Historico Militar. Heraldica e historiales del Ejercito. Madrid, 1969- . Vol. 1-10. v. illus. (part col.) illus. (part col.) 28 cm. NOTES: Errata slip inserted in v. <8 Vols. 1-2: "500 ejemplares numerados del 1 a 500." Includes bibliographies. t. 1- <10 Infantería.

Sweden

Cederström, Rudolf. Svenska kungliga hufvudbanér samt fälttecken vid i Sverige, Finland och öfriga svenska provinser stående trupper förvarade i Kungl. Lifrustkammaren och Kungl. Artillerimuseum m.fl. in- och utländska samlingar: förteckning. Stockholm, Lifrustkammaren, 1900. 256 s., illus. Series: Meddelanden från Lifrustkammaren; 2. NOTES: Bibliographical footnotes.

Konow, Jan von. Upplands regementes fanor / av Jan von Konow. Stockholm, Armemémus, 1982. 20 s.: ill. Other: Armémuseum.

Törnquist, Leif. Svenska arméns fanor: svenska och finska fanor och standar genom seklernas lopp / av Leif Törnquist. Stockholm, Armémuseum, 1987. 40 s.: ill. Series: Armémusei småskrifter; 4. Other: Armémuseum.

Westphalia

Ruttdorf, M. Übersicht über die Fahnen und Standarten der Westfälischen Armee unter König Jérôme Bonaparte 1808-1813. Privately published in 1993.

Wurtemburg

Hahn, Herbert. Feldzeichen des Königlich Württembergischen Heeres: Handbuch der Fahnen und Standarten, 1806 bis 1918. Einmalige limitierte Aufl. Stuttgart, W. Spemann, 1985. 221 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. NOTES: Includes bibliographical references. Covers all the Ducal, Electoral and Royal presentations, and unravels the re-presentations of old, formerly withdrawn, colours in 1813.

Fiebig is not comprehensive where Württemberg is concerned and only really deals with the later presentations.

Wurtzburg

Morris, Cmdr. R. O., RN. "Colours of the Army of the Grand Duchy of Wurtzburg." Tradition Magazine, No 57. Norman Newton/Belmont Maitland.

 

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