14807Re: [WarOf1812] Militia Flank Companies
- Jun 3, 2002In a message dated 6/3/2002 4:31:16 PM Central Daylight Time,
> I think of the major powers only the Austrians and Americans didn't haveThe Austrians had Noble Guard units in which one had to be an aristo in order
> standing guard units. At least in the regular army. Even then the
> Austrians had standing grenadier formations.
to be a private The Arceren (SP?) Traubenten and Hungarian Noble Guards. Most
of the 'privates' in these units were regimental commanders and the officers
were generals and Field Marshals as I recall. So the units never appeared as
units on the field though their members did.
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