DOGGED wrote:British Light Infantry did wear stovepipe (peninsular) shako. So it can be as easy as to buy a Victrix Waterloo Flank box (it's not that expensive) and swap arms with the ones you already have and buy a . Voilà! You have enough to make light infantry battalion in stovepipe shako and line battalions in belgic shako.
Invisible officer wrote:The simple reason for the Stovepipe worn by the 28th was the back badge worn by this unit. But you get another problem, the grenadiers and possibly some other companies still wore captured French backpacks.
All three British Light Infantry regiments at Waterloo wore the LI stovepipe but all men wore wings.
In the Landwehr of Hannover the OR wore the stovepipe but the officers the Belgic one.
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