5e Corps d'Armée Prussien des Guerres Napoléoniennes, 1815

Variation in Uniform of former Reserve, Freicorps et Foreign Units


30e (4e Rhénanien) Régiment d'Infanterie

30e (4e Rhénanien) Régiment d'Infanterie 1st Btl., formerly the 1re Brigade de la Légion Russo-Allemande raised par le Duc d'Oldenbourg. L'unité served dans l'armée russe de 1812 au 1815 et transferred au service prussien en Mars 1815. Uniforme russe, green avec red collar, red facings et red edging on the turnbacks, pattes d'épaule rouges ou pattes jaunes de passepoil rouge, Kiwer (shako).

2e Btl., as 1re Bataillon.

3e Btl., as 1re Bataillon, possibly avec the black crossbelts which were normally worn in the 3rd bataillons of the line infantry.

It is not certain which corps prussien this unit was attached to during the 1815 campaign. The 1st to 4th Corps were fighting in Belgium, 5th et 6th Corps were raised au Rhénanie, 7th (Garde) Corps was in Berlin et the 8th Corps was still being formed in Berlin when the victory at Waterloo brought hostilities to an end.

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Figurines Prussiennes des Guerres Napoléoniennes