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Prussian Line Infantry: Regt Distinctions - 1806

No.

Facing Colour

Buttons

Plume

1

poppy red

white

white

2

dull orange

yellow

black, red centre

3

poppy red (excluding shoulder straps)

yellow

black/white mixed

4

orange

yellow

light blue with red ring

5

very pale straw

yellow

yellow, white, red

6

scarlet (white shoulder straps)

yellow

narrow gold trim on hat, red-white cords

7

dark pink

white

dark pink

8

scarlet

yellow

white, yellow, red

9

scarlet

yellow

orange with dark red centre

10

lemon yellow

white

lemon yellow

11

crimson

white

red

12

dull orange

yellow

orange

13

white

white

pale yellow

14

dull orange

yellow

orange

15

poppy red (1st bn white shoulder straps) (2nd bn poppy red straps)

silver

white feather plume, silver trim on hat, black- white cords

16

dull orange

yellow

white, black, red

17

white

yellow

green, red, white

18

dark pink

white

white, red, green

19

orange

white

white, orange centre

20

scarlet

yellow

red, white, green

21

scarlet

white

red, black, white, black

22

poppy red

yellow

white, centre blue and red mixed

23

dark pink

white

white, red mixed

24

poppy red

yellow

yellow, black, white, red

25

scarlet

yellow

white, yellow, red

26

dull orange

yellow

white, centre red

27

poppy red

yellow

red, centre yellow

28

chamois

white

orange

29

carmine

yellow

white, red, blue

30

chamois

white

white, blue, red

31

pink

yellow

white, yellow, pink

32

chamois

white

red, white, blue, yellow

33

white

yellow

white, orange, red

34

poppy red

white

white, blue, white, red

35

sulphur yellow

white

red, white, red, white

36

white

white

blue, centre white

37

carmine

white

red, centre white

38

scarlet

yellow

white, orange, white, orange

39

white

yellow

white

40

dark pink

white

white with dark pink ring

41

light crimson

yellow

crimson with white ring

42

orange

yellow

white with orange ring

43

orange

white

orange, centre white

44

chamois

yellow

black, centre light blue

45

lemon yellow

yellow

red, black, yellow

46

scarlet

yellow

red, yellow, black

47

lemon yellow

yellow

yellow, centre red

48

poppy red

white

blue, black, orange

49

white

white

orange, centre blue

50

light crimson

white

crimson, red, crimson, red

51

lemon yellow

white

blue, centre yellow

52

scarlet

white

white, blue, red

53

light yellow

yellow

white, centre red

54

chamois

white

crimson, centre yellow

55

crimson

yellow

crimson, yellow, white

56

scarlet

white

scarlet

57

dark pink

yellow

white, centre dark pink

58

light yellow

white

white, centre light yellow

59

white

yellow

white, centre crimson

60

lemon yellow

yellow

white, centre black and orange mixed

 

Sources:

Osprey Men-at-Arms: Prussian Line Infantry

Philip Haythornthwaite: Uniforms of Waterloo

Liliane and Fred Funcken: Historische Uniformen

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