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There are a huge num­ber of events and ex­hi­bi­tions ap­pear­ing on­line in 2015. Some in­ter­est­ing ex­am­ples in­clude the ‘Piece Mak­ers Art Ex­hi­bi­tion’ at the Fusilier Mu­seum ( fusilier­mu­seum.com), ‘ Water­loo: Life and Times’ at the Fan Mu­seum ( the­fan­mu­seum.org. uk), ‘ Water­loo at Wind­sor’ ( roy­al­col­lec­tion.org.uk/ ex­hi­bi­tions/water­loo-at-wind­sor-1815-2015), ‘ The Black Watch’ at the Black Watch Cas­tle and Mu­seum ( the­black­watch. co.uk), ‘The De­fence of Hougoumont Farm’ at the Guards Mu­seum ( the­guardsmu­seum.com) and on­line ex­hi­bi­tion ‘Napoleon’s Last Stand: 100 days in 100 ob­jects’ at the Mod­ern Records Cen­tre ( 100days.eu).

Away from the bi­cen­te­nary, there’s also the Napoleonic Wars Fo­rum ( napoleon­icwars­fo­rum.com) and use­ful TNA guides to Royal Navy Of­fi­cers, muster rolls and pay lists, and mili­tia ( na­tion­alarchives.gov.uk/records). Also, don’t for­get Ances­try’s Mil­i­tary Cam­paign Medal and Award Rolls (1793-1949) at search.ances­try.co.uk/search/db.aspx? dbid=1686.

Sim­i­larly, there’s Naval & Mil­i­tary Ar­chives’ Water­loo Medal data­base of 39,000 veter­ans ( nmarchive.com/our- data) or al­ter­na­tively the Penin­sula Medal Roll of more than 26,000 men at Fam­i­lyRel­a­tives ( fam­i­lyrel­a­tives.com/search/search_ penin­su­la_ medal­roll.php).

This Bri­tish Li­brary ex­hi­bi­tion fo­cuses on the im­pact of the Napoleonic Wars ( bl.uk/ro­man­tics-and-vic­to­ri­ans/ar­ti­cles/ the- im­pact- of-the- napoleonic-wars- in- bri­tain), and there’s this page from the Euro­pean Li­brary site ( theeu­ro­pean­li­brary. org/ex­hi­bi­tion/napoleon­ic_wars/in­dex.html). Oth­ers in­clude 1812 ( eigh­teen­twelve.ca), Bri­tish Bat­tles ( british­bat­tles.com), Penin­su­lar War ( penin­su­lar­war.org), Penin­su­lar War 200 ( penin­su­lar­war200. org), Friends of the Bri­tish Ceme­tery, El­vas ( britishceme­tery- el­vas.org) and Water­loo 1815 ( napoleon- bat­tles. com). The Saint He­lena Medal site ( ste­he­lene. org) of­fers a free data­base of the medals that were awarded to sol­diers still liv­ing in 1857 who had fought with Napoleon. Fi­nally, some Naval web­sites worth men­tion­ing in­clude hms-vic­tory.com, age­ofnel­son.org, www.nel­son­snavy.co.uk and about­nel­son.co.uk.

The Water­loo 1815 site has over­views of the con­flict among its pages

Bury’s Fusiliers Mu­seum web­site is a use­ful Napoleonic War re­source

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