British Memoirs of the Napoleonic Wars: Royal Engineers
The Royal Engineers consisted only of officers. The majority were kept at the army level and assigned where needed. In Peninsula, one or two officers were often assigned to a division. There were never that many Royal Engineers assigned to the Peninsular Army, so during sieges, infantry officers would volunteer to supplement the Royal Engineers as assistant engineers.
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