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Chasseurs des Alpes 1815

Chasseurs des Alpes,
Chasseur
en 1815

This little-known organization, the Chasseurs des Alpes, was formed in 1813 for service along France’s southern frontier but disbanded the next year after Napoleon’s first abdication. 62 de cuvinte mai mult

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Chasseurs des Montagnes 1808-1814

Following the French invasion of Spain in 1808, men of National Guard units in the border districts were called to active duty to form several battalions of… 281 de cuvinte mai mult

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Chasseurs d'Orient

Batn. des Chasseurs d’Orient,
Chasseur
en 1809

This was a battalion of light infantry organized from those men of the Coptic and Greek legions who chose to accompany the French… 83 de cuvinte mai mult

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Tirailleurs du Pô

These Tirailleurs du Pô were formed in 1803 as the “Piedmontese Expeditionary Battalion” to absorb volunteers from the former Piedmontese/Sardinian Army, but quickly established themselves as an excellent light infantry unit, usually teamed with the Corsican Sharpshooters. 161 de cuvinte mai mult

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Chasseurs Corses en 1815

Such units termed both infanterie légère corses and chasseurs corses existed off and on in Corsica between 1801 and 1810, largely for internal security missions. 197 de cuvinte mai mult

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Bataillon de Tirailleurs Corses 1803-1811

This Bataillon de Tirailleurs Corses, recruited from the feuding, sniping Corsican hill clans in 1803, soon established a high reputation as a light infantry unit. 214 cuvinte mai mult

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Légion Corse en 1805

The Corsican Legion was organized in April 1805 from a loose grouping of five separate battalions of Corsican Light Infantry at Leghorn (Livorno). (Each battalion had only five companies, one… 110 cuvinte mai mult

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