Infantry The foundation of the seige

 

Designed to batter heavy construction with solid shot at long or short range; destroy fort parapets and, by ricochet fire, dismount cannon; shoot grape, canister, or bombs against massed personnel. Field, garrison and siege designations/carriages. A longer, more flat trajectory, calibers in pounds.


Grenadiers

Designed to batter heavy construction with solid shot at long or short range; destroy fort parapets and, by ricochet fire, dismount cannon; shoot grape, canister, or bombs against massed personnel. Field, garrison and siege designations/carriages. A longer, more flat trajectory, calibers in pounds.

Chasseurs

Designed to hurl larger projectiles (usually bombs) than the field piece, in a high trajectory similar to the mortar, but from a lighter and more mobile weapon. Lightweight field carriages, calibers in inches.

Light Infantry

High, arcing trajectory.