RE: [WarOf1812] Sharpe
- Cornwall ignores almost all the Regiments in the Peninsula. He only really
mentions the rifle regiments and the fictious "South Essex".
The 1/23rd (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) and 2/24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiments
have a fine history in the Peninsula war. I don't know off hand where the
1/24th served at this period.
From: Larry Lozon [mailto:lalozon@...]
Sent: 01 March 2002 21:24
Subject: [WarOf1812] Sharpe
From: "Raymond Hobbs" <ray.hobbs@...>
> Interesting that the 24th (and indeed the 23rd - Royal Welch Fusliers).....................
> were present at so many battles in the Peninsula - yet they are
> completely ignored by Bernard Cornwell in his Sharpe books.
We didn't have our eyes on you Sharpie!
Cuz last night it was HORNBLOWER "The Duel"
on the telly
The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of
square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS of
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