J. W. Fortescue
Two disastrous campaigns against the rising tide of Revolution.
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume ..
A Personal Account of Military service from 1781-1813 in the West Indies, the Egyptian Campaign and the Walcheren Expedition During the Napoleonic Wars
Personal observations of small campaigns of the Napoleonic age
The long period of the French Revolution, the Consulate and Napoleon’s First Empire was notable not as a departure from almost perpetu..
Montgomery B. Gibbs
The Military Career of Napoleon Bonaparte from Toulon to Waterloo
Napoleon Bonaparte—his life as a soldier
While a pupil at military school Napoleon wrote to his mother that to carve his way in the world all he required was a copy of Homer and a sword. The die wa..
George Bruce Malleson
An Analysis of Tactics From 217 B.C.-1857 A. D. by Describing the Historical Examples
A history and analysis of the most devastating tactic
Most students of military history will be familiar with the works of George Bruce Malleson; he was a prodigious author on the subject and his s..
Theodore A. Dodge
The Revolutionary Wars Against the First Coalition in Northern Europe and the Italian Campaign, 1789-1797
The first volume of a major work on warfare in the Napoleonic age
The author of this substantial multi-volume history, Theodore A Dodge, was not only an historian of stature and note but also a sol..
The British-Russian Expedition Against the Gallo-Batavian Forces in the Low Countries
An early campaign of the long war for Europe
This anonymously written account concerns itself with an early episode in Britain’s struggle with the Revolutionary France that would shortly evolve int..
Eugénie de Coucy & Gaston Stiegler
Duc de Reggio, Marshal of Napoleon During the Revolutionary Wars, the Consulate and First Empire
Marshal Oudinot—soldier of the First Empire of France
Nicholas Charles Oudinot, 1st Comte Oudinot, Duc de Reggio and Marshal of Napoleon Bonaparte’s France was not born in the unusual style of the ..
Riflemen in green
Popular historical fiction has brought focus to Wellington’s Green jacketed riflemen. The hero of those novels is, as most readers know, a member of the 95th regiment. The subject..
The Reminiscences of an Officer of H. M 20th Regiment During the Napoleonic Wars
The military experiences of an infantry officer on many campaigns
The author of this book had the distinction of belonging to a regiment which saw active service in several campaigns and theatres d..
Gustav Joseph Fiebeger
An expert examination of the first campaigns of a military genius
Gustav Fiebeger has approached his analysis of General Bonaparte's campaign of 1796-7 in Italy against Austrian and Sardinian force..
Reginald George Burton
The Victories of the Armies of Revolutionary France in Italy
Less than three years after Major Bonaparte of the artillery of the army of the Republic had effected the fall of Toulon and, in so doin..
Herbert H. Sargent
Italy 1796-97 and the Defeat of the Austrian Armies
An expert evaluation of the first battles of the Napoleonic epoch
Sargent was a superb military historian and students will discover his analysis of the campaign of Marengo—published by Leonaur—is ..
Charles James Fox
The First Victory of a Future Emperor of France, 1793
The first steps to greatness
The blood tide that swept away the Bourbons in the terror of the French revolution also heralded the Revolutionary Wars in which Republican France not only sought to sp..
An English Seaman in the Merchant Marine & The Royal Navy, 1781-1819
From merchantman to man-of-war
William Richardson was always certain he would be a seaman. His father and all his brothers were mariners so it was not unusual that he should go to sea in his turn. ..
Imbert de Saint-Amand
The Queen of France and the French Revolution
The ill-fated Queen of France
In popular memory some historical figures, Richard III and George Armstrong Custer among them, are fated to be forever viewed negatively. Some act or phrase—often of d..