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18e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne "The Brave".  Napoleon allowed the regiment to place the slogan "Brave 18th, I know you: No enemy can resist you" on their flag.

Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne "The Brave". Napoleon allowed the regiment to place the slogan "Brave I know you: No enemy can resist you" on their flag.

French Line Infantry 1811 by lathander1987 on DeviantArt

Judging from their uniforms, I'd say that these soldiers are voltigeur. However, they are ordered in close ranks, like ordinary infantry of the line. My guess is that this is for presentational purposes.

the art of Henry Boisselier - Page 4 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

the art of Henry Boisselier - Page 4 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

the art of Henry Boisselier - Page 4 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

the art of Henry Boisselier - Page 4 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

the art of Henry Boisselier - Page 4 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

the art of Henry Boisselier - Page 4 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

Le 18e de ligne de 1805 à 1814 Officier de grenadiers 1812 et officier voltigeur 1813 Sapeur en grande tenue 1812

the art of Henry Boisselier - Page 4 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

Paul Bantick uploaded this image to 'dibble201006'.  See the album on Photobucket.

Paul Bantick uploaded this image to See the album on Photobucket.

8eme-hornist-of-voltigeur-kompanie-1813

8eme-hornist-of-voltigeur-kompanie-1813

French; 18th Lne Infatry, Corporal Drummer, 1805

French; 18th Lne Infatry, Corporal Drummer, 1805

French; 30th Line Infantry, Grenadier Drummer in Summer Full Dress( note the swallows nests which are absent from the Leroux) by Bucquoy

Line Infantry, Grenadier Drummer in Summer Full Dress( note the swallows nests which are absent from the Leroux) by Bucquoy

French; 30th Line Infantry, Drum major 1810-12 by A.Yejov(first published in Gloire et Empire No.30), again Charmy shows black facings

Line Infantry, Drum major by A.Yejov(first published in Gloire et Empire again Charmy shows black facings