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The bugle has tricolour cords and tassels. The shako is replaced by a tapered cap of cloth over cardboard with a rounded leather neckflap folded upwards at the back, dark blue piping up the four sides and surrounding the top surface, and a blue button in the centre of the top surface, which has a radially pleated effect. Only voltigeur companies were supposed to have buglers rather than drummers, but in Algeria buglers seem to have been adopted by all companies as more practical in the terrain and climate.

Officers were not given a new uniform in 1860. comments on They retained for grande tenue a frock very similar and 1850s though now with to that of the late 1840s The dark blue, red-lined caban with Hungarian knot ranking and a detachable hood is specified in the regulations, but the Zouave a yellow collar. tunic and seroual trousers figure in most portrait Above: Rear detail of the Left: The 1860 Royal Museum 1860 tunic (G. A. Embleton). basquine tunic of Sergent of the photographs. Some 'fantasies' are also to be seen in the pictorial evidence, such as thigh-length soft leather riding boots, and the fancier kinds of local Army and details are as described in text V Germay, now sombrero!

Summer was — Campaign Dress, 1837 5. Grenadier, Spain: From Benigni plate, L d'0(2); note blue collar ecussons, not mentioned in regulations quoted by Morel. Local additions to the uniform and kit are the Carlist bonnet with a thick tuft ofyellow wool at wineskin and haversack, espadrilles, and traditional Mediterranean belly-pouch on a Caporal, Algeria: From Benigni, L d'O(l), and general contemporary material. The legionnaire of the Constantine expedition; his 1833 cap has a black oilskin cover, its lace-up neck-flap worn down here.

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