The occasional ramblings of a historical wargamer
Raised in 1702 Musketier-Regiment Prinz Carl, named after its patron, Prince Carl, fought at White Plains and in the Chesapeake Raid.
Another smart regiment beautifully done Mark. The nomenclature reminds me of the Saxon regiments in the Napoleonic wars, named after the patron rather than the region.
Thanks Lawrence. I will finish the final unit tonight. That idea of patronage is very Germanic and existed in the German and Austrian armies until WWI.
I can almost hear the tromp as they advance. Very nice work,looking forward to seeing all these on the table.
Yes the do have that look of determination and measured step, don’t they. Here’s hoping they live up to their appearance when they do make it to the table!
Very nice Mark…Lovely standards as well…Of course you do know that there will need to be a parade.😁
Oh a parade if definitely in the offing! The last battalion is now all kitted out and due to shuffle onto the parade ground in a day or two.
Very nice uniform Mark. Of course the British army regiments had a similar naming protocol in the early to mid eighteenth century....Munros, Barrells etc. I am not sure exactly when they stopped being known by the Cols. name and moved to the numbering system and regional affiliations...sometime between 1748 and 1756 I would guess.