Entry of the 8th Battalion Line Infantry into Deventer


Entry of the 8th Battalion Line Infantry (formerly 2nd Battalion Orange Legion) into Deventer, April 26, 1814. As this picture shows, this battalion was dressed in British uniforms (red with white or blue lace and collar), "stovepipe" shako, gray trousers and black gaiters, painted canvas knapsack, while the officers were already dressed as prescribed, ie dark blue with rose distinctions and French model shako.

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