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APPENDIX C: Flags and Uniforms

Costumes (1 page)


A guardsman of the Marquis de Tracy, between 1665 and 1667

A guardsman of the Marquis de Tracy, between 1665 and 1667
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This section is a collection of artists' reconstructions of some of the uniforms of French, Canadian and British military units that served in present-day Canada during the period 1650-1755.

Additional Images (Click image to enlarge)

  • Soldier of the British independent companies in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, between 1698 and 1717
  • Soldier from Gibbon's Regiment of Foot in Newfoundland, 1697-98
  • Soldier of the régiment suisse de Karrer, around 1725
  • Soldier dressed for a winter campaign, between 1690 and 1700
  • Sergeant of the Compagnies franches de la Marine of Acadia and Plaisance, between 1701 and 1713
  • Officer of the Compagnies franches de la Marine in New France, circa 1735
  • Reserve militia companies, 1752
  • Sergeant of the Compagnies franches de la Marine of Canada, 1701-1716
  • Soldier of the Compagnies franches de la Marine in New France, circa 1740
  • Gunner of the 'train of artillery' in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, 1700-1716
  • Drummer of the régiment suisse de Karrer, around 1745