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Title: Uniform Light Batl. "von Barner", Jaeger Company

Place: Duchy of Brunswick

Date: around 1776 - 1783


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Title: Uniform Light Batl. "von Barner", Jaeger Company

Place: Duchy of Brunswick

Date: original illustration 1783/86

Uniforms of the Jaeger-Company.
The Jaegers were considered the elite troops. Recruited normally from game-wardens and other persons working in the forests. The second company of the Light Batl. "von Barner" was a jaeger company. It used the traditional green for there uniforms. They were equipped with a heavy barreled rifle. Soon after the arrival in North America the jaegers took on the American riflemen with great success. Most of the time they were the better unit because the American riflemen lacked any discipline. The heavy jaeger bullets took a haevy toll.