Sir Edward Pakenham
Duke of Wellington's brother-in-law,
Sir Edward Pakenham served in Martinique before joining his famous
relative in the Peninsula.
fought at Fuentes de Onoro, but
it was his performance at Salamanca
that brought wide acclaim.
charge of the British operation at New
Orleans, Pakenham mishandled the situation and led his troops
to slaughter at the hands of the American defenders.
was mortally wounded during the battle and died on the field.