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The three cavalry units existing before the war had elegant parade dress and relatively good equipment, while soldiers of the new volunteer units formed thereafter had to provide uniforms, weapons, and equipment at their own expense. g. the Franco Tiradores, were largely dressed in civilian clothes and armed with a variety of firearms. H1: Trooper, Cavalry Squadron Libres del Sur, 1880 This, one of the three squadrons composing the Legión Boliviana, was also known as the Rifleros del Sur; they were a unit of mounted riflemen made up of young volunteers who were armed and mounted at their own expense.
H: BOLIVIAN CAVALRY Bolivian cavalry uniforms were the most exotic and colorful outfits seen during the War of the Pacific, being basically of French style but with bright colors and some peculiar features. The three cavalry units existing before the war had elegant parade dress and relatively good equipment, while soldiers of the new volunteer units formed thereafter had to provide uniforms, weapons, and equipment at their own expense. g. the Franco Tiradores, were largely dressed in civilian clothes and armed with a variety of firearms.
Here the képi is entirely white-covered, including the peak (visor). Note that the jacket has three rows of brass buttons, and – virtually invisible against the blue-gray – the regiment’s distinctive light blue collar, cuffs and piping to front edge. The use of white trousers suggests that it is worn here as a summer uniform. In addition to the cavalry’s usual divided pouch-andcarbine belt for the M1866 Winchester, the Carabineers wore on campaign an infantry-style cartridge-pocket belt around the waist; note, too, the low desert boots.