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A Private of the 3rd or Kings Own Dragoons, 1812

Aquatint by J C Stadler after Charles Hamilton Smith, 1812.

The 3rd (or King's Own) Dragoons served in the Peninsula from 1811 to 1814, during which time it fought at Salamanca (1812) and Vitoria (1813). It missed Waterloo (1815), but joined the Army of Occupation in France briefly before engaging in policing duties in England and Ireland.

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.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1950-11-33-10

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1950-11-33-10

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