There was a recent posting on the Napoleonic Discussion Forum on TMP (The Miniatures Page) about how wargamers distinguished between French Infantry Regiments . I thought that I would post a blog explaining how I do this.
I have based this on the French 92nd de la Ligne. Their 1st Battalion is shown here in a Column of Divisions. Continue reading
I have published a new article in the Military Historical Research Section. This is on Napoleonic Infantry Battalion Structures and looks at how these evolved from the 17th to 18th Centuries and on into the Napoleonic era. It also looks at the different structures used by various Nations, examines some of the reasons for these variations, and the effect of them on tactics.
Like several of my articles in this section, this article was originally written many years ago as part of a book on Napoleonic tactics, which I never finished. I have updated it and thought I would share it with readers of this website.