Sergeant, Grenadier Company 1792

The fur cap, introduced in 1768, replaced the cloth mitre as seen in the 1751/63 picture. It had a metal plate at the front and a tassle on the right side, gold for sergeants, white for the men. The plume for all ranks of the grenadier company was white with a red tip. Although this print shows a black tip which was the hat plume of battalion company sergeants. His coat is laced with gold and is similar to the battalion company coat except for the shoulder wings. He carries a flintlock musket with bayonet which means that he has to have two shoulder belts like the men. His rank sash is white and red. Grenadier officers wore the same kind of fur hat and also carried a musket.

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