British Army: Fifth Infantry Regiment
Illustration of military uniforms includes Grenadier Company Lieutenant Service Dress, Battalion Company Captain Full Dress, Light Company Lieutenant Full Dress, Lieutenant Colonel Full Dress, Battalion Company Lieutenant Service Dress Battalion Company Major Service Dress, Officer in Greatcoat, Battalion Company Ensign Campaign Dress.
British Army : Fifth Infantry Regiment, #2
Illustration includes uniforms of the 5th Infantry including Light Company Private, Grenadier Company Private, Battalion Company Corporal, Grenadier Company Sergeant, Drum Major, Grenadier Company Drummer, Pioneer, and Fifer.
British Army: Cavalry
Illustrations for the Cavalry include Sixth Dragoon Guards Officer, Ninth Light Dragoons Trooper, Twenty-First Light Dragoons Trooper, Twentieth Light Dragoons Officer, and Seventeenth Light Dragoons Officer.
British Army : The Staff
Illustrations of Staff uniforms include Lieutenant General Gala, Aide-de-Camp Gala, Major General Gala and Brigadier General Petit Uniform.
Virreynato del Rio de la Plata : Voluntarios de Caballeria
Illustrations for the Cavalry from the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata include Tercer Esc. Husares de Nunez Oficial, Esc. Migueletes del Alto Oficial, Esc. Carabineros de Carlos IV Oficial, Esc. Cazadores de La Reina Oficial, Primer Esc. de Husares de Pueyrredon Oficial, Segundo Esc. de Husares de
Virreynato del Rio de la Plata : Voluntarios de Infanteria
These illustrations include the uniforms for the Infantry Volunteers from the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata including Reg. de Patricios Soldado, Bat. de Arribenos Capitan, Bat. de Asturianos Sargento, Bat. de Vizcainos Teniente, Bat. de Andaluces Cabo Primero, Bat. De Montaneses Capitan de Granaderos and Bat. de
Virreynato del Rio de la Plata : Voluntarios de Infanteria 2
The illustrations of these Infantry Volunteers from the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata include uniforms for the Bat. de Minones Oficial, Cias. de Granaderos Provinciales Oficial, Cia. de Cazadores Correntinos Oficial, Cias. de Naturales Oficial, Bat. de Marineros Sargento Segungo, Cias. de Pardos Subteniente and Cias. de
Virreynato del Rio de la Plata : Artilleria
These uniforms illustrate the Artillery from the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata including those for the Cias. de Milicias Artillero, Voluntarios de la Union Oficial, Real Cuerpo de Artilleria (Veterano) Artillero a Pie, Real Cuerpo de Artilleria (Veterano) ARtillero a Caballo, Cias. de Morenos Soldado, Cias. de
Itinerary of the English Expeditions to South Atlantic Countries in the Years 1805 to1807
Map depicts the various expeditions to South America.
Photograph of Major John Bent
A photograph of Major John Bent circa 1865-1870 provided by T.L. Hewitson, Honorable Curator of the Regimental Museum.
A facsimile of page 227 of the Bent diary shows changed handwriting which is unexplained.
The Northumberland Fusiliers Crest drawn by John Bent. "Quo Fata Vocant" is the regimental motto of The Fifth and translates to "Whither the Fates Call."
Landing place for Watering the Shipping
Drawings by John Bent of the Landing place and West entrance to town. Island of St. Iago - Puerto Praya
Appearance of the houses at Monte Video. At Sea 10th Nov. 1807
Drawing by John Bent of the houses in Monte Video.
Trinidad N.E. half East - 3 miles distant. x The Rock and O appears to be a good landing place. Drawing by John Bent in his diary.
Port Praya continued. Landing place for boats
Port Praya continued. Drawing by John Bent marks the landing place for boats and the slaughtering place for the fleet noting that a Captain's guard was mounted at the slaughtering site.
Portuguese Infantry soldier Porto Praya
A Portuguese Infantry soldier Port Praya drawn by John Bent.
La Expedición Británica de 1806-7 al Rio de la Plata, Según el Diario del Tte. John Bent/The 1806-7 British Expedition to the Rio de La Plata According to the Diary of Lt. John Bent
Gabriela Sonntag editor and Jorge H. Fernández Rivas
A transcription and translation of the original diary by Lt. John Bent, a soldier in the 1806-7 British expedition to the Rio de la Plata. The text is enhanced by both the original illustrations made by Bent in his diary and the illustrations of military uniforms of the times done by Capt. Jorge H. Fernandez Rivas in 1987.