Granada Cavalry

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Origin and History

No information available yet about the origin of the regiment

During the Seven Years' War, the regiment was under the command of:

  • no information available yet

Service during the War

No information available yet about the service of the regiment during the Seven Years' War

Uniform

Privates

Uniform in 1759 - Source: Ibrahim90
Uniform Details as per
the Album de Taccoli of 1759
Headgear black tricorne laced yellow with a red cockade fastened with a small yellow button
Neckstock white
Coat white without buttons on the left side, 1 yellow button on each side in the small of the back and small yellow buttons on each side to fasten the basques
Collar none
Shoulder straps yellow aiguillette on the right shoulder
Lapels none
Pockets horizontal pockets with 4 yellow buttons
Cuffs blue with 4 yellow buttons
Turnbacks none
Waistcoat red with yellow buttons and horizontal pockets each with yellow buttons
Breeches red
Leather Equipment
Crossbelt none
Waistbelt none
Cartridge Box n/a
Scabbard n/a
Footgear black boots
Horse Furniture
Saddlecloth red laced with a wide gold braid decorated with a thin red braid
Housings red laced with a wide gold braid decorated with a thin red braid
Blanket roll n/a


Officers

no information available yet

Musicians

Musicians probably wore a uniform with reversed colours: red coat with white facings.

Colours

no information available yet

References

Album de Taccoli, 1759

Acknowledgment

Juan José Torres and the Asociación Cultural de Modelismo Histórico Alabarda for the information and counselling provided for this article.