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Legions Hannoverianne et du Midi assaulting Fuentes de Onoro
 

ODD UNITS AT FUENTES DE ONORO

In addition to the regular  units, both sides of the Peninsular War had foreign units which were clad in different, and in occasions, more colourful uniforms than those. At Fuentes de Onoro, a battle fought in May 5,1811 the foreign units present (C. Oman, 'A History of the Peninsular War'. Vol IV. GreenHill Books, London, 2004) were:
Allied (mainly British) side
     Rifles
     Brunswick Oels Jagers
     Chasseurs Britanniques
French side (including Hussars)
     Legion du Midi
     Legion Hannoverienne
     Regiment Irlandais
     1st, 3rd and 5th Hussars
 

UNIT FIGURES COLOR SCHEME NOTES PICTURES
95th Rifles
(Light Division
and others)
REVELL 02581
 British Rifles

Wellington's Infantry (2). B. Fosten. Men-at-Arms 119. Osprey Publishing
Brunswick
Oels Jagers
(5th and 7th Divisions)
HAT 8026
 Brunswick Leib Infantry
Armies of the Napoleonic era. B  O. Von Pikka. Taplinger Pub Co (1979)
Chasseurs Britanniques
(7th Division)
HAT 8036
 British Light Infantry
Light infantry Regiment, stove-pipe shako, black leather, green distictions, light blue facins
Legion du Midi
(VI Corps,
Division Mermet)
HAT 8042
 French Light Infantry
HISTOFIG

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Legion Hannoverienne
(VI Corps,
Division Mermet)
Regiment Irlandais
(VIII Corps,
 Division Solignac)
French 1st  Hussars
II Corps Cavalry
ITALERI 6008
 French Hussars

THE NAPOLEON SERIES

Military Section > Organization > France > Uniforms of the French Hussars 1804-1813

French 3rd Hussars
VI Corps Cavalry
French 5th Hussars
Cavalry reserve


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