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Created in 1693 by Louis XIV, the Royal and Military Order of St Louis knighted officers with long and distinguished service careers. Hundreds of colonial officers earned the cross, especially in Canada. A2: Sergeant NCOs were armed with halberds for formal occasions. Up to 1749, sergeants had gold lace at the cuff buttonholes as a rank badge, but thereafter, this was replaced by edging lace at the cuffs and pocket flaps. A3: Cadet a I'aiguillette Cadets only existed in Canada, lie Royale and Louisiana.
Up to 1749, sergeants had gold lace at the cuff buttonholes as a rank badge, but thereafter, this was replaced by edging lace at the cuffs and pocket flaps. A3: Cadet a I'aiguillette Cadets only existed in Canada, lie Royale and Louisiana. They were distinguished by a blue and white aiguillette, but otherwise were dressed, armed and equipped as private soldiers. A4: Drummer The Compagnies tranches being royal troops, their musicians wore the king's livery. Until the middle of the 18th century, the drummer's lace was usually set in rows, but thereafter, the fashion of large loops on the breast as shown became prevalent.
They were distinguished by the gilt gorget. (F. Back & R. Chartrand, 'Canadian Militia 1750-1760', Military Collector & Historian, 1984) B3: Militiaman, cold weather campaign There was practically no season or weather, no matter how hostile, that could stop seasoned Canadian militiamen on campaign in the wilderness. Our figure wears the long capot most suitable in winter, mitts, and other protective items. Snowshoes (not shown) were also essential. (F. Back, 'S'habiller a la Canadienne', Cap-aux-Diamants, No.