Major General of Infantry Knight Commander of the Bath, 1812
Aquatint by J C Stadler after Charles Hamilton Smith, 1812.
Major-generals usually commanded brigade size formations. At Waterloo (1815) for example, the 5th Brigade of the 3rd Division was commanded by Major-General Sir Colin Halkett and consisted of battalions from the 30th, 33rd, 69th and 73rd Regiments of Foot.
From Charles Hamilton Smith's 'Costumes of the Army of the British Empire, according to the last regulations 1812', published by Colnaghi and Company, 1812-1815.
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