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French grenadier Aunis 1690 at Almansa

 See more photos of yesterday's battle on the Almansa Facebook page. This group came from France I believe. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 24 Apr 2022

Garde Française 176

Yves Martin found these. 'Une jolie découverte dans les fonds de La Brown hier, par hasard - cette aquarelle (ancienne collection Delacre) qui montre un Garde Française, à la toute fin de la guerre de sept ans.'
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 17 Apr 2022

The French army of Louis XV Lucien Mouillard

 I think this is a reprint of the book mentioned below. Get it from the Nafziger collection. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Apr 2022

Lucien Mouillard, " Les Regiment sous Louis XV"

 This and the pic below 'after Vernet' are from an 1882 book that looks interesting.  Lucien Mouillard wikiGarde Suisses
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 4 Apr 2022

Soldat du régiment Vivarais-infanterie, vers 1721

 Planche 33 du tome II de "Infanterie et Gardes françaises" par Jacques-Antoine Delaistre (1690-1765), Musée de l'Armée, inv. 10850
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 3 Apr 2022

After Vernet

French troops on the march
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 Apr 2022

Fusilier des Gardes françaises, vers 175

Titre "Fantassin de l'époque de Louis XV posant l'arme". Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon, inv. MV2246 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 17 Mar 2022

WSS French infantry

 Found this old drawing by me from about 20 years ago depicting the early and later uniforms of the WSS French infantry. At the time I was trying to get a French group going for the 300th anniversary events.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 12 Oct 2021

This Week on Dispatches: Norman Desmarais on the Gazette Françoise

On this week’s Dispatches, host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor, writer, and historian Norman Desmarais on the Gazette Françoise, a French newspaper published for... The post This Week on Dispatches: Norman Desmarais on the <i>Gazette...

French Dragoons

 French; Louis XIV's Dragoons; L to R Firmacon 1685, Le Roi 1695, La Lande 1680 & Fonbansart 1690 by R.J. Marrion, originally published in Military Modelling.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 26 Dec 2020

Royal Ecossais

The best French group for the WAS is the Royal Ecossais. They have a Facebook page here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 May 2020

The French army of the War of Austrian Succession

Anybody read this? Can't find any reviews. It's a little expensive to speculate on.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 May 2020

Fontenoy 1745

Today's anniversary - the 275th. WikiThis book looks good if you have an interest in the WAS.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 May 2020

Manuscrit de Gudenus 1735

 We have had this before but it needs reposting. French troops of 1735.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 May 2020

Frenc infantry on the march 1756

Extrapolated from Vue de la rade d'AntibesOeuvre de Joseph Vernet (1714-1789) 1756 Huile sur toile Dimensions : 2,63m par 1,65m Dépôt du musée du Louvre Musée national de la Marine
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 1 May 2020

Lucien Rousselot - French infantry studies 1680-1715

 Rousselot's study of the evolution of French infantry 1645 to 18126- Piquiers. À gauche 1680-1690, à droite vers 17007- Infanterie 1690-1695. Source: maniement d’armes de Giffard. La baïonnette à manche est en usage,...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 Apr 2020

Charles-Dominique-Joseph Eisen,

 A great artist when it comes to depicting the French army of the 1750s. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Apr 2020

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