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Uniforms & Organisation

I have started translating the German-language magazine Depesche, which was published from the mid eighties to early nineties, into English. The translated articles are posted on the Napoleon Series website. The links below lead to the individual articles. Note that these articles are posted on the Napoleon Series website.

By the way, Depesche magazine was a forerunner of the Napoleon Online website, which has the original issues in PDF format.

 

Depesche Issue 1

13th Hussar Regiment (Jerome Napoleon)

Musicians of the Red Lancers

Prussian Horse Artillery 1815

The French 3rd Line and its White Uniform - Part 1

The Trophies of Austerlitz

7th Neapolitan Infantry Regiment

 

Depesche Issue 2

The Service Life of Clothing and Equipment during the Napoleonic Wars

Bavarians at Arcis-sur-Aube

The Czapka

Funeral Regulations

14th French Hussars 1813

The Spanish Infantry of King Joseph Bonaparte 1808 - 1814

The 3rd French Line and its White Uniform - Part 2

 

Depesche Issue 3

Electorate of Saxony, Kettle-Drummer of the Kochtitzki Cuirassier Regiment 1806

French Telegraphs

A Russian Corps at Borodino 1812

14th French Hussars 1814

Prussian Horse Artillery 1815 - Part 2 

The Reserve Companies of the French départements 

Publications

 

Depesche Issue 4

This issue was posted only in pdf version on the Napoleon Series website. It includes the following articles (not individually linked here).

A Russian Corps at Borodino 1812 - Part 2

Magazine Roundup

Russian Guard Cossacks, 1812-1815

The Royal Italian Sapeur Battalion, 1806-1807

Sapeur of the 1st French Light Infantry Regiment 1812

Table of Contents for the First Year

 

Depesche Issue 5

The pdf version on the Napoleon Series website includes the following articles:

The Appearance of the Prussian Army during the Wars of Liberation

The Reserve Companies of the Départements

The Württemberg Army 1812

Uniforms of the Spanish Generals and the General Staff 1808-1814

Magazine Roundup

French Riding School

 

Depesche Issue 6

Issue 6 is a Special Edition, dedicated to the Campaign of 1806. The pdf version on the Napoleon Series website includes the following articles:

The War of 1806

Jena and Auerstädt - 180 Years Later

Blücher's March to Lübeck

Prussian Dragoons 1806

Saxon Infantry 1806

The French Army in the Campaign of 1806

 

Depesche Issue 7

The pdf version on the Napoleon Series website includes the following articles:

Prussian Dragoons 1806

Saxon Uniforms 1812-1814, according to contemporary sources

Magazine Round-up

Saxon Infantry 1806

Royal Prussian Infantry Regiment "von Courbiere" (Number 58) 1806