THE DIARY OF LIEUTENANT ERNST MEIER OF THE WESTPHALIAN GARDE CHEVAU-LEGERS, THE BRUNSWICK HUSSARS AND 2ND DRAGOONS KING’S GERMAN LEGION 1809-1815
114pp., a few illus. 2019. A fascinating short memoir. Ernst was captured in 1809 by the Austrians & transferred to the Duke of Brunswick’s Black Hussars who eventually took sea to Britain to continue fighting against Napoleon. He then joined the 2nd Dragoons of the KGL being sent to the Peninsula in October 1813 to witness the closing events including Toulouse. He served in the Army of Occupation in 1815.