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Lou from BSM02 Nov 2006 5:47 p.m. PST

Hello all,

I have a 15mm Baden army set for 1:60 scale for Empire.

Each of the 8x line battalions (4x Regiments by 2) has a light company of two figures each. All of the source info that I own (Otto, Funcken, Johnson, and others) state that the plumes were either green or yellow for the light companies.


So this is what I did:
1st: Yellow
2nd: Yellow over Green
3rd: Green over Yellow
4th: Green

Did I guess correctly? Am I totally off the mark? Does it really matter (as I would ban any complainers and whiners from my gaming room anyway)?

Let the experts educate me….!!!!

Personal logo Endless Grubs Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2006 7:00 p.m. PST

Green plume on green rumplehelm crest for chasseurs…or so I have heard for 1808-1812. French shako 1812 onward with requisite ball.

cncbump Inactive Member31 Jul 2017 6:22 a.m. PST

Is there some source that will break down the colors of the various regiments habit veste?
I can see that turnbacks were all red, but were colors, cuffs etc?
Appears not but have not been able to find source that shows or describes each regiment.
Help anyone?

The Wargaming Company31 Jul 2017 7:08 a.m. PST

We provide about 800 uniform plates that include the:

Ling Jägers
1st Großherzog Leib Infantry
2nd Erbgroßherzog Infantry
3rd Graf Hochberg Infantry
Light Dragoons
Artillery Crews

In our 1809 ESR Campaign Guide: The First Battle Lost, 1809 in Germany.


Prince of Essling Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2017 12:57 p.m. PST

Some nice gouaches of Baden troops by Boisselier from Alfons Canovas website:
Generals link
Artillery, Militia, Hussars, garde du corps & Light Dragoons link
Jagers, Garde du Corps, Line Infantry link
On that page are colour charts for the line infantry:
Line infantry & Grenadier Guards link

Prince of Essling Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2017 1:59 p.m. PST

Apologies – correction to links to the colour charts:



Prince of Essling Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2017 2:18 p.m. PST

Also useful stuff from Histunif:
Garde du corps 1813 & Grenadier Guard 1806
4th Line inf circa 1806:
Line infantry 1813
Dragoons 1809
2nd Dragoons 1813
Hussars 1806-13

Prince of Essling Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2017 2:23 p.m. PST

Also by Lienhart & Humbert



lmntel02 Aug 2017 11:56 a.m. PST

Try the uniform cds or pdfs from the History Book Man.I have some for the Rhienbund and Italy and found them very useful. He does one for Baden.

cncbump Inactive Member04 Aug 2017 9:54 a.m. PST

Thanks everyone!
info provided is exactly what I was looking for.

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