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Uniforms of the Mexican Adventure: Contra-Guerillas

Mexican Adventure: Uniforms: Contra-Guerillas

Contra-Guerillas
French Contra Guerrillas, Mexico 1865-1867
French Contra Guerrillas, Mexico 1865-1867

Colonel Charles Du Pin 
Commander of the Contra-Guerillas
Colonel Charles Du Pin
Commander of the Contra-Guerillas


Colonel Charles Dupin, Mexico, old Merille CDV 1865'
Colonel Charles Dupin

Contra-Guerrillas
Contra-Guerrillas


Colonel Charles Dupin, Mexico, old Merille CDV 1865'
Colonel Charles Dupin


Mounted Company

Contra Guerillas, Vera Cruz Expedition 1864
Trumpeter - NCO - Officer

Contra Guerillas
Infantry - 2nd Squadron - 4th Squadron

Contra Guerillas

1. Original uniform of the Contra-Guerilla commissioned by Charles de Stoecklin, Vera Cruz - 1863.
2. Brigadier of the first squadron of the French Contra-Guerrillas.
3. Horseman, 1st Squadron (back).

4. NCO of the second squadron of the Contra-Guerrillas.
5. Horseman of the second squadron of the Contra-Guerrillas.
6. Sous-Officer of the Contra-Guerrilla Artillery.

Commanders of the Contra-Guerrillas Contra-Guerillas and Auxiliary Troops

1. Lieutenant Colonel Gaston Gallifet (1866 - 1867).
2. Colonel Charles-Louis Dupin, (1863 - 1866).
3. Captain Aloys Michel Ney, (1865).

4. Fusilier, Foreign legion, at Camarone.
5. Infantryman of the Contra-Guerrillas.
6. Egyptian infantry battalion.


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