Kingdom Holland in Coruna

Our workinggroup, Kingdom Holland, attended an event in Coruna en made the newspapers:

 

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Snaphaen exercitie 1700

Dreagt uw Snaphaen wel
Geeft acht om uw Manuaal te doen
Opent den Pan
Den Regterhant aan uw Snaphaen

 

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25th Michigan Infantry Company I "Holland Rangers"

25th Michigan Infantry
COMPANY I

OFFICERS RANK NAME HOME AGE
Captain Dowd, William E. Holland 28
1st. Lieutenant De Boe,
Martin Holland 25 2nd Lieutenant Doesburg,
Jacob O. Holland 24

 

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The Waterloo campaign

Waterloo campaignThe text here is composed and based on an earlier published article[1] and shows the importance to the significant contribution of the army of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to the victory in 1815 during the Waterloo campaign.

A history which has been neglected and undervalued by many foreign writers on this subject, which makes it look like only the British and Wellington eventually achieved this victory[2]. Only in recent years a more balanced image is coming forward, giving a reevaluation of the contributions of the roles of the Dutch and Prussian troops. First here attention to a piece of bravado of the Horse Artillery and the division of genral Chass?, after which the viccisitudes of the Bijlandt brigade are scrutinized in part II. I will concentrate here only on the Dutch troops and take no notice of the other Allied troops in the same area; there is already enough literature at once dispense available about these.

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