The Experiences of a Jamaican Nurse in South America and During the Crimean War
An unsung heroine of the Crimean War
The flickering light that emanated from Florence Nightingale’s lamp penetrated more darkness than she or anyone else of her time will have imagined. It illumina..
Recollections of a Soldier of the 17th Leicestershire Regiment During the Victorian Age
At war against the Russians in the Victorian era
This book, originally entitled, The Life of James O’Malley, gave few clues as to its content. In fact, it is an engaging eye-witness account of the ..
A Personal Account of a Serving Officer of the Regiment
A famous Irish regiment at war
The Connaught Rangers—the 88th Regiment of Foot—were popularly known as the ‘Devil’s Own’ and have been a notable and redoubtable infantry regiment within the British..
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..
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..
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..
Jean Joseph Gustave Cler
Reminiscences of an Officer of Zouaves—the 2nd Zouaves of the Second Empire on Campaign in North Africa and the Crimean War
'Of the soldiers of the world—the Zouaves are the first and bravest'
This is a rare and unusual account compiled principally from the writings of Cler, who became a General of the French Army and w..
Demetrius Charles Boulger
The Career of Gordon of Khartoum
A great British soldier
This is the biography of one of the most famous soldiers of the Victorian age—Major-General Charles Gordon. Certainly he is now known as Gordon of Khartoum, but highly regar..
A Narrative of the Campaign in the Crimea, and of the Events of the Siege
An unusual perspective on the Crimean War
The author of this book—a Polish officer reluctantly serving with the Russian Army—has left us a revealing account of the war in the Crimea from the perspe..
The Experiences of a British Soldier in the Crimea, the Persian Campaign and the Indian Mutiny
The account of a brave and dashing cavalry officer during the turbulent years of the Victorian age
'Billy' Johnson came from a well known family in Lincolnshire. He chose the life of a soldier in t..
George Shuldham Peard
The Recollections of an Officer of the 20th Regiment of Foot
War against the Russians from a British infantry officer
When Peard undertook his recollections of his campaign in the Crimean War, he was motivated by the conviction that at that time there were n..
Frances Isabella Duberly
An Intrepid Victorian Lady’s Experience of the Crimea and Indian Mutiny
Two feminine adventures from the age of Victoria
Mrs Frances Duberly, or 'Fanny' as she was widely known, would have been a remarkable woman in any age; as the wife of a serving soldier in the Vict..
W. H. G. Kingston
The Wars, Campaigns, Regiments and Soldiers of the British & Indian Armies During the Victorian Era, 1839-1898
The men and events that turned the map 'red' for the Queen Empress
This is an excellent and readable account of the British and Imperial Armies at war during the great years of Empire. Accessible a..
14 First Hand Accounts
Fourteen first hand accounts from the ranks of the British Army during Queen Victoria's Empire
Original & True Battle Stories
Recollections of the Indian Mutiny
With the 49th in the Crimea
With the Guards in Egypt
The Charge of the Six Hundred
Told from the Ranks Queen Victoria’s long reign encompassed the British Empire at its height. All over the world her soldiers in Red Coats and Khaki fought wars in mountains and jungles, deserts and f..