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Officer and soldiers of the régiment de Carignan-Salières, 1665-1668

Caption: Officer and soldiers of the régiment de Carignan-Salières, 1665-1668

This reconstruction shows an officer and men of the régiment de Carignan-Salières during their service in New France (1665-1668). The common soldiers at left and right carry muskets. Hanging from their shoulder belts are the powder flasks known as 'the Twelve Apostles'. The officer at centre carries a half-pike and wears the white sash of a French officer around his waist. Reconstruction by Francis Back.