The 29/30/31 June was held, the reenactment of the first attack of Merino Cura Lerma.
The saturday night we returned from the battlefield of Waterloo, exhausted but proud and the boys of the 58th began to sing a song. I had heard already the refrain, to James and Diego, but this time they sang whole song. Later speaking with them, they commented to me that was called “Au 31 of mois d’aout” and that was a song of the French navy.
The last three weekends have been in three recreations, in Burgos, Lerma and Vitoria. The mount me and the trip to Waterloo is coming. So today I present the first of three in a row, the nightly assault of Allied troops Burgos Castle in 1812, defended by the 34th French line infantery regiment.
Thid saturday is celebrated in the White Night Burgos, with lots of activities and events, including the recreation of the defense of the castle by the 34th Line in 1812. Here you can find the program.
In the summer of 1812 the Allies defeated the French at the Battle of Salamanca, forcing Joseph Bonaparte to withdraw from the southern part of the peninsula.
Our colleague Jaime sent me this article about most common hairstyles in the XIX century. To be honest he had sent to me the article for a while, but I lost it, I send it back and finally i share it with you. First of all give thanks to Jaime.