The campaigns of a famous county regiment
George Paton’s comprehensive book describes the history of the 24th Regiment of Foot from its creation in 1689 to the time when it became known as the Sout..
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 bri..
W. J. Ottley
With the Indian Army of the ‘Tibet Mission Force’ 1903-04
War through high passes to Tibet
Following the subjugation of the Punjab, the kingdom of the Sikhs, in the middle years of the 19th century the British Empire effectively controlled the Indian sub-..
W. H. Mackinnon
The Boer War Record of the London Volunteers by Their Commanding Officer
London men at war against the Boers
The turn of the 19th century to 20th was a time of popularity for the military volunteer movement in the British Empire. When the Anglo-Boer War broke out the Ci..
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..
Thomas T. Jeans
The Campaigns of the Royal Navy During the Anglo-Boer War
The story of the Royal Navy at war with the Boers
As students of the history of Royal Navy will appreciate, there were no major sea battles fought by the British in over a century between the Battl..
Charles R. Mabey
Utah gunners against Dons and rebels
This book about the Utah Batteries of light artillery as they served during the Spanish-American War, written by one of their number who resolved to complete th..
Henry F. Norbury
Sailors and Assegais
During the long years of Queen Victoria’s reign there was little or no opportunity for the Royal Navy to reprise the role it had played in the great days of the age of sail and..
S. Bertram Browne
The Enfield Rifle Musket, 1853 and the Drill of the British Soldier of the Mid-Victorian Period
A Companion to the New Rifle Musket & A Practical Guide to Squad and Setting-up Drill
Soldiers and their weapons
These two military instruction guides have been published together because they are the work of a common author, S. Bertram Browne, and because both concern aspects of th..
Peter S. Lumsden
The Life and Campaigns of the Founder of the Corps of Guides—An Elite Regiment of the Indian Army
The life of the founder of the famous frontier force
British India gave rise to a number of notable regiments and among them were few which could compare with the individualism, élan, fame and prow..
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..
Louis Eugène du Moulin
The Royal Sussex Regiment in the Second Boer War, 1899-1902
At war on the veldt
This book, written by a colonel of the regiment, recounts the experiences of the Royal Sussex Regiment throughout its service during the Second Anglo-Boer War in South Africa. T..
H. P. Holt
The Zulu War, the Boer War, the Zulu Rebellion and Policing the Colonial Frontier in South Africa 1873-1906
Fighting and policing on the veldt and in the bush
In parts of the globe during the nineteenth century, particularly those quarters incrementally being coloured red by the growth of the British Emp..
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 ..