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koninkrijk hollandSecond regiment infantry of line voltigeurs company.


Under king Louis Napoleon (1806-1810) this regiment served, among others in the Chassé brigade in Spain against the English and the Spanish. The brigade suffered heavy losses, also due to the barren climate. The regiment was mainly positioned against Spanish guerilla’s. This work group dedicates itself mostly to re-enactments in Spain and has already gained quite a reputation at re-enactments in La Coruña and La Albueira. The group also intends to participate in Dutch events. Voltigeurs were riflemen and had approximately the same tasks as riflemen.