Help support TMP

"At the Point of the Bayonet: The Peninsular War ..." Topic

1 Post

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the Napoleonic Media Message Board

Areas of Interest


Featured Hobby News Article

Featured Ruleset

Featured Showcase Article

28mm Captain Boel Umfrage

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian returns to Flintloque to paint an Ogre.

Featured Workbench Article

From Fish Tank to Tabletop

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian receives a gift from his wife…

Featured Profile Article

Herod's Gate

Part II of the Gates of Old Jerusalem.

Current Poll

Featured Book Review

226 hits since 29 Aug 2020
©1994-2020 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Aug 2020 4:25 p.m. PST

…Battles of Arroyomolinos and Almaraz 1811-1812

"Rowland Hill was one of the Duke of Wellington's most trusted subordinates, known for caring deeply for the welfare of his men, but the battles of Arroyomolinos (1811) and Almaraz (1812) show that he was far more than just ‘Daddy Hill' and a safe pair of hands. He was also a general of considerable skill and daring. At Arroyomolinos he led his troops for days through appalling weather to outmaneuver and then decimate an entire French division in a perfectly conceived surprise attack. At Almaraz he advanced far from allied lines to capture and then destroy a vital French bridge, overcoming considerable logistical challenges and substantial defenses, and paving the way for Wellington's victory at Salamanca…"


Main page


Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.