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Three BElOW R_ 'Ifew of tM 4th u .... Bn ~I" jKket. It has p&aln whllto Iacat, and ~ .... _ 'darb' of tnls on tM kaMI wl,.. , • Nol. 1M 'lighl lnfentry' pocket. mlud of tno.. o lor grenlIdiera; and the ubi ~ Gmemenu. t. H. -tng) =, 3. colonels. 1,800 others and three guns for the loss of 70 British casualties. 1812: Cludad Rodrigo & Badajoz ABOVE The coat 01 an officer 01 one 01 the centre companle. 01 the 1et Llna Battalion, KGL, ~onstructed from photographs of an Ilem In the Bowmann Museum, Celie.

The recruit berng 'InslnJcted' racognJtJOn Slgrl A2: Private, 3rd King's German Light Dragoons (Hussars); Spain, 1808 The 3rd are I9COI'decI as havU'lg dressed and stykld themselves as 'Hussars' from their fonnatlOfl, adoptIng the fur cap and pellsse of the Continental hussar. ) Dressed lor campaigning, our subject has equipment including haversack and canteen, grain for hiS horse, and a cloak strapped across the pistol holsters in front of his saddle. Behind his saddle is a valise and 'waterdeck'.

Those who threw away their arms and ran awa}' were rounded up by ollr troopers. \\'e marched across the field of dead bodies and sal,' one cut in two - such power had our Dl"agoons I,·hen they swung their long broadswords. After a fourth slluare had been dealt with b}' our cavalry, and captured. the French cavall,' galloped off. and we

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