The Waterloo Archive. Volume 5: German Sources

The Waterloo Archive. Volume 5: German Sources

by Gareth Glover


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ISBN-13: 9781848326842
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 07/19/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Gareth Glover a former Royal Navy Officer who lives in Cardiff. He has studied the Napoleonic wars for 30 years and gained a reputation as the foremost authority on British archive material.

He has brought more than 20 previously unpublished Napoleonic memoirs into the public domain.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Foreword ix

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction xiii

The Staff 1

The Cavalry 11

3rd Brigade of Lieutenant General William Dornberg 11

2nd Light Dragoons, King's German Legion 13

6th Brigade of Major General Sir Vivian Hussey 18

1st Hussars, King's German Legion 18

Hanoverian Cavalry Brigade of Colonel Baron Estorff 19

Bremen & Verden Hussars 19

The Artillery 21

The Staff 21

The Infantry 23

Second Division of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton 23

1st King's German Legion Brigade of Colonel du Plat 24

3rd Line Battalion, King's German Legion 24

4th Line Battalion, King's German Legion 35

3rd Hanoverian Brigade of Colonel Halkett 37

Salzgitter Landwehr 37

Third Division of Lieutenant General Baron Alten 38

2nd King's German Legion Brigade of Colonel Ompteda 38

2nd Light Battalion, King's German Legion 38

5th Line Battalion, King's German Legion 49

1st Hanoverian Brigade of Major General von Kielmansegge 61

Bremen Field Battalion 61

Fifth Division of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Picton 64

5th Hanoverian Brigade of Colonel Vincke 64

Gifhorn Landwehr Battalion 64

6th Division of Major General Lambert 68

4th Hanoverian Brigade of Colonel Best 68

Verden Landwehr Battalion 68

Münden on Landwehr Battalion 79

2nd Netherlands Division of Lieutenant General Perponcher 96

2nd Brigade Colonel Prince Bernard of Saxe Weimar 113

1st Battalion, 2nd Duchy of Nassau Infantry Regiment 113

2nd Battalion, 2nd Nassau Regiment 117

Nassau Reserve of Major General Kruse 123

1st Battalion, 1st Nassau Regiment 135

2nd Battalion, 1st Nassau Regiment 141

Brunswick Contingent 142

Prussian Army 167

6th Uhlan Regiment 167

The Medical Services 173

Not at Waterloo 188

Foreign Veteran Battalion 188

Appendix 1 Evidence of Halkett's Capture of General Cambronne 191

Appendix 2 Ludwig von Wissels's 'Glorious Feats' 196

Appendix 3 Officers of the Brunswick Corps in 1815 203

Appendix 4 List of King's German Legion Officers Transferred to the Hanoverian Landwehr Battalions on 25 April 1815 207

Appendix 5 List of Officers of the Hanoverian Army in the Netherlands in 1815 211

Appendix 6 List of Officers of the Nassau Regiments on 1 June 1815 222

Bibliography 227

Index of Correspondents 229

Index of Officers and Places 231

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