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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2005 6:53 pm 
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Name Your Favorite Napoleonic Regiment and why you like it best.

Ok - mine is the Pavlov Grenadiers. I painted a Russian 1812 miniature army and one of the units was the Pavlov Grenadiers. In my miniature games they never let me down.

Not only that (which is kind of a selfish reason) but I like their history. They are one of the most colorful units in the Russian army not only in uniform but in being distinguished on the battlefield.

While the Russians had their grenadier guards regiments the Pavlovs were easily just as good as any of them.

Oberst-Lt Wilhelm Peters
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...Did you say The Pavlov's Dogs?...[:D][:o)]

I don't have a specific favorit Regiment, but I like a lot the French Regiments of Dragons, nice uniform and Helmet. [:)]

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2005 1:58 am 
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definitively the

<u><i><b>Grenadiers à cheval de la Garde</b></i></u>[}:)]

"les chevaux noirs de Bessieres"

no further comment needed[:D]

Maréchal Guillaume AYMONIER-AMELINE
Baron d'Empire
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VIEILLE GARDE

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IIIeme Corps d'Armée
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Definitely it is the Russuian Horse Guards regiment!

polkovnik Eugene Gulyaev
Tarnopol Infantry regiment
27th Infantry Division
8th Infantry Corps
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it was one only:

<b>1 Régiment de chevau-legeres (polonais) de la Garde Impériale</b>

Don't ask why.

General Zbyszek Pietras
Duc de Danzig, Comte de Bourges
1er Regiment de Chasseurs a Cheval, Vieille Garde


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I always had a passion to russian ARMY heavy cavalry. Spicifically Siberian and Irkoutsk dragoons. Once they were combined, once devided, but until the end of the 1812 the always fought together. [:)]

Malorossiyskogo Grenaderskogo Polku
Polkovnik Anton Kosyanenko
2ya Grenaderskaya Diviziya,
8oi Pekhotnyi Korpus,
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Haha, it wouldn't surprise me if this forum was the only place in the world that someone had ever thought to pose this question. [:)]

My favourite? Well obviously its Corps MacDonald's 3e Legere! [;)][:)]

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wow, this is a pretty darn difficult question....

With Bill mentioning the Pavlov's, it did trigger thinking about truely legendary regiments. And throughout the revolutionary and napoleonic wars, this (pavlov) is one which keeps popping up from Holland to Moscow.

I'd go with the III corps in the 1805/07 period. This troop had "something". Other favorites are of course the British rifles, the guard dragoons (french) and Polish outfits. But my true heart goes out to the common line men.....

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Could we hear from some Brits? I am sure that a few of them are going to come up with those dashing Light Dragoons or Highlanders ... or 95th Rifles!

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Ok Bill,
Any of the British heavy dragoons of course [:D] Solid fellows, to be sure.

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I agree, Bill. 95th Rifles (just finished read a book on them). A very good read.

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Of the French it would be Dutch Lancers or the Polish Lancers of the Guard.

Of the Allies it would be a toss up between British light infantry
and Light battlions of the KGL, though all the KGL units are my favortie.[:D]

Col. Hargreaves,
4ème Régiment de Dragons
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French:

Grenadiers of the Old Guard

Allied:

Scots Greys

General John Corbin
Commandant of Cadets
L'Ecole de Mars
L'Armee du Rhin


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Why it would have to be Sharpe's regiment, the South Essex! [:D]

Lt. General Sir Mark Nelms K.G.
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The Guard Polish Lancers - No question about them. After the charge in Spain they were the unit to be in.

95th Rifles would be my choice for the allies - I really love to run them down with cavalry (preferably Lancers[:D])

Brig General Doug Fuller
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II Corp
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