Robert S. Rait & Richard Cannon
An outstanding soldier and his regiment in the Peninsular War
Those who know anything of Hugh Gough will probably know of him as the general who defeated the Sikhs of the Punjab and final..
George B. L’Estrange & Richard Cannon
With a Short Historical Record of the 31st or Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot
by Richard Cannon
An excellent Peninsular War first-hand account and regimental history
The 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot earned their title of the Young Buffs at Dettingen, where George II, mistook them b..
The Story of the Creation, Defence and Loss of the Regimental Eagles
of the French Army of the First Empire
The Eagles of the battlefields of the age of Napoleon
The genius of Napoleon did not confine itself to his skill as a strategist and tactician on campaign or battlefield. He understood the nature o..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The second volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment ..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The first volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment o..
John Scott Lillie and William Mayne
the Campaigns of Wellington’s Portuguese Troops 1809-11
The Portuguese of Wellington’s foreign legion raiders
The Loyal Lusitanian Legion was part of the British Army. Though manned principally by Portuguese troops, there were also Germans and British s..
Richard Bayly, George Elers & Richard Cannon
Two Personal Accounts by Officers of H. M. 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot in India During the Anglo-Mysore War—Diary of Colonel Richard Bayly 12th Regiment 1796-1830, Memoirs of George Elers & Historical Record of the Twelfth or East Suffolk Reg
Men of a British Army county regiment in the Napoleonic era
This Leonaur Original contains first hand accounts by Richard Bayly and George Elers, officers serving in H. M 12th Regiment of Foot—then..
Henry Blackburne Hamilton
the 14th (Duchess of York’s Own) Light Dragoons During the West Indies Campaign, The Peninsular War and The War of 1812 1792-1820
A famous cavalry regiment at war with Napoleon
As its commanding officer and as a noted Oxford University academic Colonel Henry Hamilton was well placed to write the history of the 14th (King’s) H..
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..
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..
William H. Cope
The first 15 years of the famous green sharp-shooters
There has been much revived interest in recent years in the activities of Wellington’s elite green clad riflemen—the famous 95th.In William Cop..
The Reminiscences of an Officer of HM 82nd Foot During the Peninsular War
A Brief History of the 82nd Regiment in the Age of Napoleon by Brevet-Major Jarvis
A rare first hand account of Wellington's Army
Students of the Peninsular War will be familiar with 'The Subaltern' by Gleig (also published by Leonaur), but that fine work should not be confused w..
The 88th Regiment during the Napoleonic Wars by a Serving Officer
A famous account—two volumes complete in one book
Grattan's account of his service with the famous 88th—The Connaught Rangers—the hardest fighting and possibly least appreciated regiment in Welling..
F. G. Cardew
An Invaluable Reference Resource
A history from 1599 to 1895
Lieutenant Cardew's excellent history of the Bengal Native Army is an invaluable reference resource for all those interested in the British in India and the armies of th..