Private, Marching Order 1790

The bicorne hat has stiffeners that appear as white, which is not the case with the sergeant's hat. His plume is similar to the sergeant, white with black tip. His coat has blue facings and white button loops in pairs. His knapsack which is blue with painted badge, is held on by shoulder straps that are kept in place with a cross strap, all in whitened leather. His Battalion Company epaulettes are pushed back on his shoulders but are blue with white edges and tufts. All his buttons are pewter. His musket is a muzzle loading flintlock with a 17 inch socket bayonet. The pouch, hanging behind his right hip is black leather with a brass garter star badge, holding 56 rounds of ammunition.

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