Tag: Napoleonic Portugese

Black Powder, Focus, Napoleonic Wars 1789-1815

Napoleonic Portuguese Officer & Caçadores

Reinforcement troops arrive for the Portuguese, including a mounted officer and the famous Caçadores – the elite light infantry troops of the Portuguese Army! Portuguese Mounted Officer The Portuguese troops were brave but outnumbered and unskilled in 1807. Reforms of the Portuguese army made by Sir Lt.General William Beresford changed that, adopting British drill and tactics….

Black Powder, Napoleonic Wars 1789-1815

Painting: Napoleonic Portuguese

Warlord’s Dave ‘Boycie’ Lawrence continues his painting series (see Painting British) showing how he paints his Napoleonic Portuguese: Dave: Continuing my force based on Picton’s Third Division, in the later part (1812-1813) of the Peninsular war, I can now start on the Portuguese 8th Brigade. The first regiment I will paint is the 21st Line….