Government of Canada
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Soldier dressed for a winter campaign, between 1690 and 1700

Soldier dressed for a winter campaign, between 1690 and 1700

This is how a soldier of the Compagnies franches de la Marine would have looked when on the march during a winter expedition between 1690 and 1700. Note his mittens, snowshoes and hooded capot. Reconstruction by Francis Back.