WELLINGTON'S Camp Followers

Smith, Robert Barr
June 2003
Military History;Jun2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p34
Describes the suffering of the families of British enlisted men following the campaign of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, against French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in Spain and Portugal. Views of British commanders on the marriage of soldiers; Competition to travel overseas with the regiment among wives; Description of living conditions on shipboard; Role of wives during a battle.


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