Just what happened to the bodies of those who died at the Battle of Waterloo?
At the ‘Britain’s Soldiers, 1750-1815’ Conference (July 2011), hosted by Kevin Linch and Matthew McCormack, we were treated to a demonstration of the Redcoat from the 33rd Regiment of Foot.
Here is the link to the video!
Have you ever wondered about the human cost of the Napoleonic Wars? The cost of the battlefield in the Napoleonic era?
On Sunday 13th November, Remembrance Sunday, a special ceremony is being held in the Parish Church of Blidworth, Notts (England).
The official twitter feed for Waterloo200 is now up and running!
Check it out at http://twitter.com/#!/Waterloo200org!
How should we remember Hougoumont Farm? We could view it as a dilapidated barn with a few brick walls, an orchard and some old out-buildings OR we can restore it and remember it as the farm which stands on the site of the fields of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo.
After a lot of rifling through stacks of books and documents, my Grandad presented mewith his copy of the June 22, 1815 edition of the Times newspaper. An original copy at the price of 6d