At the time of the battle of
Helsingborg the main part of the Danish army was still dressed in light grey
coats. The red colour was reserved for the high status regiments and it was
not until the following year a Royal regulation declared that the entire army
was to be dressed in red coats. Apart from red and grey coats of cloth the
cavalry also had buff coats which they would wear in battle (together with a
On the whole there are however
many uncertainties and I have for those who want more detailed information
separate pages about the
Danish infantry and the
Prince Christian's infantry Regiment
Livgarden til Hest
1st Sjællandske Cavalry Reg.
Sjælland-Fynske National Dragoons
Livgarden til Fods
Prince of Hessen's Regiment
East Sjællandske National Reg.
Prince of Hessen's Regiment.
West Sjællandske National Reg.
Lollandske National Reg.
Left (West) Wing (all except Sjælland-Fynske National
Dragoons in the first line)