Ladies, Wives and Women: British Army Wives in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815 ( From Reason to Revolution )
Publisher: Helion & Company, 10/2022
British regimental wives marched with the troops and endured all the hardships of campaigning from hunger and childbirth to sickness and capture. Often undisciplined and sometimes drunk, they were expert plunderers. They washed, cooked and helped their men, and in tending the wounded they were often heroines of the battlefield.