Saturday, June 1, 2013

Waterloo Veteran of the Month: Monsieur Taria


Sergeant Taria, Grenadier of the French Imperial Guard 1809-1815, wearing the grenadier bearskin. Veteran of the Napoleonic Wars and survivor of the Russian campaign. This photo was taken in 1858, when he was at least 70 years old.


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1 comment:

  1. And a majestically clad man he appears - especially the headgear.

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