Henry Blackburne Hamilton
The 14th (King’s) Light Dragoons in India During the Second Sikh War and in the Indian Mutiny, 1841-59
Two campaigns in India with the British light cavalry
As its commanding officer and as a noted Oxford University academic Colonel Henry Hamilton was well placed to write the history of the 14th (Ki..
E. A. Williams & Edmund Hope Verney
Two Accounts of the Brigades of H. M. S. Pearl & H. M. S. Shannon
The Cruise of the Pearl
by E. A. Williams
The Shannon’s Brigade in India
by Edmund Hope Verney
The sailors and guns of the Royal Navy in India
The activities of the Royal Navy’s brigade..
Henry Aimé Ouvry
Letters & Journals of a British Cavalry Officer During the Second Sikh War & Indian Mutiny
Against the Khalsa and Mutineers in nineteenth century India
Originally titled, Cavalry Experiences and Leaves From My Journal, this book by Henry Ouvry is comprised of his correspondence and priva..
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..
M. H. Ouvry
Recollections of a Cavalry Officer’s Wife Before & During the Indian Mutiny, 1857
The mutiny as seen by a Lancer’s wife
This account, which briefly covers life in India immediately preceding the Indian Mutiny, was originally titled A Lady’s Life Before and During the Indian Muti..
O. H. S. G. Anson
Letters From an Officer of the “Delhi Spearmen” on Campaign in India, 1857-58
The Lancers of the Queen on campaign in India
The letters in this book were written by Brevet-Major Anson, of H. M 9th Lancers, to his wife who was residing at Kussowlee in the Himalayan foothills ..
Reginald G. Wilberforce
A First Hand Account of the Indian Mutiny of 1857, by a Junior Officer of the 52nd Light Infantry
Hard fighting with the Light Infantry at Delhi
The author of this book, a young ensign aged just nineteen years old when the events he describes were experienced, was a member of the 52nd Light Inf..
The First Hand Experiences of a Young Officer of the 3rd Bengal Native Cavalry and Hodson’s Horse During the Indian Mutiny, 1857
Riding into battle with Hodson’s Horse
Readers interested in the Indian Mutiny who are familiar with A. R. D. Mackenzie’s excellent account (published by Leonaur under the title A Cavalry Officer D..
Charles Napier North
The Journal of an English Officer in the Indian Mutiny of 1857
The long march to Lucknow
This is an excellent account of the Indian Mutiny as experienced by an officer of the Rifle Brigade who served with Havelock’s Allahabad Moveable Column in 1857 on its mar..
R. M. Coopland
An English Lady's Ordeals in Gwalior and Agra During the Indian Mutiny 1857
Nightmare experiences in a land torn apart by violence, mutiny, betrayal and war
The British travelled to live in India throughout the years of the Empire. It was always an adventure, a journey to ..
William H. Cope
Volume 2 of a special edition
This is the second volume of Leonaur’s special two volume edition created by dividing Cope’s expansive work on the green coated sharpshooters—the famous Rifles. Where ..
The Seven Years War in Europe, the French and Indian War, Colonial American Frontier and the Caribbean, the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the Ashanti War and the Nile Expedition--1729-1888
The first 150 years of one of the British Army’s most renowned regiments
Archibald Forbes was a notable author, journalist and special correspondent during the British colonial wars of the Victoria..
L E Warner & George Carter Stent
The Experiences of a Trooper of the 14th Light Dragoons in India & During the Indian Mutiny
A British light cavalry trooper during the Indian Mutiny
During the early period of the Victorian era the cavalry regiment to which the author of this book belonged—H. M 14th (King’s) Light Dragoon..
A Soldier of the Sutherland Highlanders at the Relief, Siege and Capture of Lucknow & Campaigns in Rohilcund and Oude
A Scottish sergeant tells his story of the Indian Mutiny
Those interested in military history need no special prompting to appreciate memoirs of military life told by ordinary soldiers who have bee..
The Experiences of a Fusilier on Campaign During the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny and the Umballah Campaign 1853-72
A classic account of the Fusiliers on Campaign by a soldier author
There was a time when Timothy Gowing’s book about his campaigns with the 7th—The Royal Fusiliers—made him one of the most well kno..