cuirassier:

French dragoon squadron chef fighting a Hungarian hussar, 1797, by Bombled

cuirassier:

French dragoon squadron chef fighting a Hungarian hussar, 1797, by Bombled

(Source: hussar4)

Dragon en vedette dans la campagne. Meissonier around 1876.

Dragon en vedette dans la campagne. Meissonier around 1876.

Letter by general Augereau about his election at the 500 council.

Letter by general Augereau about his election at the 500 council.

Maj.-Gen. Kostenetskiy is fighting with Polish lancers at Borodino, paint by Averianov. 

Maj.-Gen. Kostenetskiy is fighting with Polish lancers at Borodino, paint by Averianov. 

Chasseurs à cheval, 1809 by the amazing Edouard Detaille

Chasseurs à cheval, 1809 by the amazing Edouard Detaille

(Source: dagord, via grenadierfifer)

French dragon, Edouard Detaille.

French dragon, Edouard Detaille.

Le dernier carré, Waterloo.

Le dernier carré, Waterloo.

(Source: cowerhounds, via grenadierfifer)

Soldats! Faites votre devoir! Droit au cœur mais épargnez le visage. Feu!

"Soldiers! Do your duty! Straight to the heart but spare the face. Fire!"

Murat’s last words before facing the execution under Ferdinand of Naples, in My Memoirs by his wife Caroline Murat (nee Bonaparte).

Oh, Monsieur Dandy…

(via trollception)

(Source: invictascientia, via )