Circa 1812  The 3rd Battalion were a "Rifles" unit which, from the time of the Napoleonic Wars at least, were issued with black kit to go with their rifle green (or even black/near black) uniforms, rather than the white/off-white coloration of the equipments of the red-coated Regular Infantry..... it was one of the distinctions of being "elite" units.

Circa 1812 The Battalion were a "Rifles" unit which, from the time of the…

Soldado británico de los "95th Rifles" en campaña, España, Guerra Napoleónica.

Soldado británico de los "95th Rifles" en campaña, España, Guerra Napoleónica.

95th Rifle Regiment

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Наполеоновские войны №31 Рядовой 95-го Стрелкового полка Британской армии,1812г.

Наполеоновские войны №31 Рядовой 95-го Стрелкового полка Британской армии,1812г.

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The 95th Rifle Brigade at the Battle of Fuentes De Onoro, 5th May 1811 by Chris Collingwood.

The Rifle Brigade at the Battle of Fuentes De Onoro, May 1811 by Chris Collingwood.

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