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  • Chelsea, London


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Coatee worn at Waterloo by Brigade-Major Thomas Noel Harris, 1815

Waterloo coatee's provenance confirmed

In 2015, the National Army Museum was presented with a rare coatee worn by Major Thomas Harris at the Battle of Waterloo. A combination of historical evidence and modern forensic analysis was used to confirm its authenticity.

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Napoleon at Waterloo, 1815

Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18 June 1815 between Napoleon’s French Army and a coalition led by the Duke of Wellington and Marshal Blücher. It was the decisive battle of its age.

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'The Great Waterloo Controversy' book cover

12 March 2021, 12.00pm


The Great Waterloo Controversy

Gareth Glover outlines his contribution to the long-standing debate over which regiments defeated the Imperial Guard during the 'crisis' of Waterloo.

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