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The Napoleon Series > Publications > Despeche In English

Uniforms and Armies of Bygone Days


Year 1: No. 2


These articles previously appeared in Issue 2 of the German-language magazine Depesche, which is published by our partner, Napoleon Online. We appreciate the kindness of the editor, Markus Stein, for giving us permission to publish the translation.


Table of Contents

The Service Life of Clothing and Equipment during the Napoleonic Era by P. Wacker

Questions and Answers: Bavarians at Arcis-sur-Aube

The Czapka by J.-C. Colrat    

Curiosities – Funeral Regulations

From the archives … 14th French Hussar  Regiment, 1813 by M. Stein  and E. Wagner

King Joseph Bonaparte’s Spanish Infantry 1808 – 1814 by J. Brouillet     

The 3rd French Line Regiment and its white Uniform  by H.-K. Weiβ and G. Bauer


Unless otherwise noted, the drawings interspersed with the text are by L. Sergent and G. Bauer



Editor: Markus Stein                                                                     

Translated by: Justin Howard


Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2010