Uniformes Portugueses Seculo XVIII

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Portugese Legion. At the service of Napoleon, the Portuguese Legion fought in the campaigns of Germany, Austria and Russia, suffering heavy casualties. It was present in the battles of Wagram, Smolensk, Vitebsk and Borodino (Moscow). Being highly regarded by Napoleon, the troops of the Legion were referred by him as the "Black Infantry". The Legion was disbanded at 5 May 1814, with only about 1000 of its soldiers surviving and returning to Portugal.

At the service of Napoleon, the Portuguese Legion fought in…

Masséna noted that Wellington’s southern flank was overextended and ordered the bulk of his cavalry to assault the Allied right supported by three infantry divisions. Thousands of French troopers swept through the village of Pozo Bello defended by the British 85th Foot and 2nd Portuguese Cazadores. The defenders were badly mauled in the ensuing melee but, like most of the troops on Wellington’s right, managed to retreat to the strong new defense line established further north.

"Fuentes de Oñoro, 1811 - Masséna noted that Wellington’s southern flank was overextended and ordered the bulk of his cavalry to assault the Allied right supported by three infantry divisions, village of Pozo Bello", Patrice Courcelle

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