Friday, January 7, 2011

Adieu Boys - His Majesty de St. Maurice and entourage review "les Anciens" as they march
off toward the Ardoberg frontier. This is the St. Maurice 1st Brigade and is composed of the regiments Navarre and Languedoc. To date, the brigade remains understrength, being composed of only the first battalion for each of the regiments. Recruitment is underway however, which simply means that drinking to excess anywhere in the kingdom may result in not only a hangover but a ten year enlistment.
His Majesty's expeditionary force for this campaign season include:
1st battalion Navarre
1st battalion Languedoc
1st battalion Clare
2nd battalion Clare
1st battalion St. Germain
2nd battalion St. Germain
light battalion Arquebusiers de Bergerac
"B" battery Royal Artillery Regiment
"A" battery Royal Horse Artillery
Rohan-Soubisse Cavalry
Fitz Andrew's Horse
Kilbasa Lancers
Next - The Campaign Begins


Gary said...

They are heading in the wrong direction. Ardoberg-Holstein is more toward the top of the screen, and to the right.

freecloud said...

Whatever happened to the Arquebusiers de Bergerac - not disbanded for bad behaviour we hope :-)

justMike said...

You're right Freecloud, it is Bergerac. Think of it as a 18th century typo.

freecloud said...

I'd like to use the Arquebusiers de Bergerac in my 7YW French outfit, the "Corps du Vin" :-)

I take it they are still wearing blue at that period?

justMike said...

Mine are blue, but it might be more appropriate if the coat color were red........, or claret