Saturday, 17 September 2016

Skirmishing Jägers IV

The fourth and final batch of skirmishers - for this year at least. These represent the 8th and 9th companies of the 21st Jäger Regiment, i.e. those belonging to the third battalion of the regiment.

28mm Foundry miniatures again with the usual spread of head swops as they all originally come in forage caps.

The green trousers are indicative of winter dress, which is not accurate for the lead-up to Borodino, but marks them out better from the line infantry in their white trousers, I think.

Company distinctions are limited to the colours of their sword knots, which have the 3rd battalions red central band edged in blue or yellow respectively.

Their forage caps also carry the blue band of the 3rd battalion.

Next up are the lead companies of the final infantry battalion in the Division...