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The 61st Regiment of Foot were already a seasoned battalion when they arrived at Lisbon in June 1809.
Nicknamed the “Silver Dandies” they would later become known as “The Flowers of Toulouse”, a proud title for a regiment with a distinguished record of service throughout the Napoleonic Wars.
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An other fine body of men, thanks for sharing.
Yes a lovely looking unit, well done the Silver Dandies!
'Blessed are the peacekeepers, for they shall need to be well 'ard'
Thanks Chaps, just the 2/83rd to do and that’s the British Talavera orbat done, phew!!
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