Soldiers of the Napoleonic Wars

The types of soldiers that would have been seen on a Napoleonic battlefield.
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French Light Infantry
Voltiguer
Germanic Light Infantry
Jäger
Napoleon's personal guard
Imperial Guard
Standard Infantry
Line Infantry
Engineer
Sapper
Austrian Light Infantry, traditionally tasked with holding the border with the Ottoman Empire
Grenzers
German volunteer regiments, effectively fighting as mercenaries
Freikorps
Prussian irregular infantry, drafted from citizens for the defence of the nation
Landwehr
Irregular combatants, typically found in Spain and Russia
Partisans
Heavy cavalry with breast plate
Cuirassier
Fast, light cavalry with distinctive uniforms
Hussars
Light cavalry with 'spears'
Lancers
Elite Russian horsemen
Cossacks
Light cavalry with firearms
Light Dragoons
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