Taking a French eagle

Taking a French eagle

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Caption: The taking a French eagle of the 8th infantry of the line, at Barrosa, by a sergeant Masterman, of the 87th, or Prince of Wales's own Irish, during the Napoleonic (Peninsula) wars. Image taken from Historic, military, and naval anecdotes of particular incidents which occured to the armies of Great Britain and her allies in the last war, etc. Originally published in London, 1819. Author Edward Orme, Illustrated by Deighton, Dubourg.

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