The Grenadiers Exercise
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This drill would be largely relegated to the parade ground as the use of
Grenades would be rare in an open battle in this period although they could
still be used in sieges and by storming parties.
‘The enemy came down’ ‘with several Battalions and
Companies of Grenadiers, who advanced with Impetuosity upon us, the Grenadiers
each being provided with two Granadoes each, and with several scaling
Extract from a description of a French assault on entrenchments at Villa
Franca April 1744.
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