As worn by the Grenadiers of Napoleon's Grande Armée. The grenadiers were elite troops, one company per
regiment. Under General Oudinot, they were massed together into an
Gregory Fremont-Barnes. An analysis of Napoleon's qualities as a commander on the battlefield,
not only as a strategist and tactician, but as
creator and leader of one of the greatest armies ever to take the field.
French Napoleonic Infantry tactics, 1792-1815.
Paddy Griffith. A
leading authority on the history of tactics draws on original
drill manuals to explain how the French infantry of
1792–1815 were organized for fire and movement on the battlefield.
Illustrated with clear
The Lines of Torres Vedras, 1809-11.
Ian Fletcher. After the battle of Bussaco in 1810 Wellington began to withdraw t
behind a line of elaborate defensive works north of Lisbon
- the Lines of Torres Vedras.
Imperial Eagle pin.
A miniature version of the Eagle badge
worn on the cartridge boxes of the Old Guard.
French Hussars - Volume 1 :1786 - 1804.
André Jouineau and Jean-Marie Mongin.
The hussars uniforms have always been the most brilliant of all.
This book covers the French Revolution and Consulate period.
French mperial Guard Vol 1 - Foot Soldiers 1804-1815.
André Jouineau and. Jean-Marie Mongin. This first
volume in the series shows in extraordinary detail the uniforms,
flags, and equipment of
the foot regimentsof Napoleon's Imperial Guard.
French Imperial Guard - Vol 2: Cavalry 1804-1815
André Jouineau and Jean-Marie Mongin. This
second volume shows in full detail the uniforms of the Cavalry of
the Imperial Guard.
AIDE DE CAMP
Sterling silver pin - Aide de Camp's arm brassard.
The gold embroidered
brassard was the badge of office for an aide de Camp to a General, whatever uniform
the officer might be wearing.
Austerlitz -The Empire at its Zenith.
>F-G Hourtouille. A detailed text is
accompanied by paintings and illustrations the uniforms and equipment of the
Jena-Auerstadt: The Triumph of the Eagle
F-G Hourtouille. This
excellent book combines an informative narrative with paintings
of the battles and a superb collection of images of uniforms and
equipment from the period — all in color.
Wagram: At the Heyday of the Empire
offers a fabulous full color book on this climactic battle of the
difficult Austrian campaign of 1809. Numerous illustrations,
many in color.
Gold Vermeil pin Imperial crowned N
The crowned initial N is the most
famous symbol of Napoleon’s Empire. "Vermeil" is a French
jewelers' term for solid silver plated in gold, and was used for
the Imperial table service.
Gilles Bernard and Gérard Lachaux retrace the
famous battle. using artifacts, weapons, uniforms and pieces
of equipment from collections all over the world that
have survived after more than two centuries
1814, The Campaign Of France
and J. Garnier. The authors explain the opponents' views of the
campaign of France. Intricately detailed color plates by André
Jouineau render the uniforms of all armies involved in this
From Eylau to Friedland >
Hourtouille covers the victorious campaign against Tsar
Alexander's Russians in Poland. The book includes many
illustrations and color uniform plates.
Gold vermeil pin -
Crossed batons insignia of a Marshal of the Empire.
The distinctive mark of Napoleon's top commanders.
Eagle silk scarf
perfect Napoleonic gift, a rich tapestry of imperial symbolism and
the Napoleonic legend. it measures 36 x 36 inches and is
presented in a gift box with the scarf description.
Napoleon's Army 1790 - 1815
by Lucien Rousselot.  M.
Rousselot made the study of the uniforms of Napoleon's
his life's work, examining surviving artifacts and researching
extensively through the documents in the French archives.
He unearthed much new information and dispelled many long-cherished
myths. This book represents the only complete collection of
Rousselot’s research on the Napoleonic period, here presented
admirably yet affordably for the English-speaking reader.
EMPEROR'S INNER CIRCLE
14k solid gold pin - Napoleon's profile.
The image is faithfully reproduced directly from
an original 20 Franc gold coin of the Napoleonic era.
Napoleonic Uniforms (cased 2 volume set).
An important 2 volume work by the late John Elting,
an NHS member, featuring 918 color plates by distinguished
illustrator Herbert Knötel, covering not only the well-known units
of the Grande Armėe but some
of the more obscure and colorful units as well. A reference
no serious Napoleonic enthusiast should be without