Lusitania Dragoons

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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 in 1759 - Source: Ibrahim90
Uniform Details as per
the Album de Taccoli of 1759
Headgearblack tricorne laced silver with a red cockade fastened with a white button
Neckstockwhite
Coatyellow with white buttons and white buttonholes
Collarnone
Shoulder strapswhite aiguillette on the right shoulder
Lapelsnone
Pocketshorizontal pockets, each with 2 rows of 3 white buttons
Cuffsblack with 3 white buttons and 3 white buttonholes
Turnbacksyellow
Waistcoatyellow laced white with white buttons and white buttonholes
Breechesyellow
Gaitersblack
Leather Equipment
Crossbeltnone
Waistbeltnone
Cartridge Boxn/a
Scabbardn/a
Footgearblack shoes
Horse Furniture
Saddleclothyellow laced with a wide white braid decorated with a thin yellow braid
Housingsyellow laced with a wide white braid decorated with a thin yellow braid
Blanket rolln/a


Officers

no information available yet

Musicians

Musicians wore uniforms similar to those of the troopers.

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.

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