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DOCUMENT. Certificate of good conduct...

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DOCUMENT. Certificate of good conduct and final discharge of the bugler Pierre Cassel of the 3rd battalion of foot chasseurs in 1840. In its tinned iron transport tube with its original cord. ABE (missing and worn) These very early documents, 1840 being the year of the official creation of the chasseurs à pied, are signed by Captain Froment-Coste then in the 2nd company of the 3rd battalion. He became head of the 8th chasseurs à pied in 1842, and was killed at the head of the battalion during the emblematic battle of Sidi-Brahim on September 23, 1845.

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