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With the Spanish Against Napoleon: the Peninsular War experiences of a British Officer
Samuel Ford Whittingham
‘Don Santiago’ Whittingham and his ‘Majorca Division’ Given the number of British troops involved in the Peninsular War it is, perhaps, unsurprising that there are many accounts and histories of th..
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With the “Eagle Takers”: the Peninsular War Experiences of Hugh Gough with the 87th (The Prince of Wales’s Own Irish) Regiment of Foot
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..
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The Far Campaigning Soldier
William Dyott
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..
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Fighting the Mysore Tigers
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..
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With the 29th Regiment in the Peninsula & the 60th Rifles in Canada, 1807-1832
Charles Leslie
A rare eyewitness account of a British infantry officer with Wellington This book is a first rate eyewitness narrative of the Peninsular War written by a regimental officer of the British Army. In ..
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Narrative of the Peninsular War
Andrew Leith Hay
The Experiences of an Aide-de-Camp and Officer in the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment During the Napoleonic Wars in Spain & Portugal
At war against Napoleon’s army with the famous duke This is an invaluable first hand account of a British officer who served under both Moore and Wellington against Napoleon’s invading French force..
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Wellington’s Soldiers
Edward Fraser
The Exploits of the Officers & Men in the Battles of the Peninsular War 1809-1814
Accounts of battle and daring under the ‘Iron Duke’ The author of this book, Edward Fraser, specialised in histories concerning the soldiers and sailors of the Napoleonic Age. Originally titled, in..
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George Napier of the 52nd
George T. Napier
Personal Recollections of Service With the Light Division During the Peninsular War Under Moore & Wellington
At war in Spain against Napoleon’s French Army Any student of the military history of Great Britain during the 19th century will be aware of the name Napier. This was a remarkable family. Colonel G..
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With the Royal Engineers in Italy, the Peninsula & France
Charles Boothby
Under England’s Flag and A Prisoner of France
A Royal Engineer’s view of the war in the Iberian Peninsula—two volumes in one Young Captain Charles Boothby of the Royal Engineers served in Spain as part of Wellington’s army fighting the invadin..
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Trifles from My Portfolio
Walter Henry
The Adventures of a Young Medical Officer of H.M. 66th Regt. in Portugal, Spain and India 1811-1817
To Spain, Portugal and India on campaign with the British Army The author of this interesting Peninsular War account was a medical man attached to the 66th Regiment of Foot—the Berkshire Regiment. ..
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The Complete Kincaid of the Rifles
John Kincaid
With the 95th (Rifles) During the Napoleonic Wars: Adventures in the Rifle Brigade & Random Shots from a Rifleman
With the 95th (Rifles) During the Napoleonic Wars—Adventures in the Rifle Brigade & Random Shots from a Rifleman Unabridged, Unedited and Newly Revised—Kincaid's experiences with the famous Rif..
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The Campaign in Holland, 1799
A Subaltern
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..
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With Wellington’s Staff at Waterloo
Basil Jackson
The Reminiscences of a Staff Officer During the Campaign of 1815 and with Napoleon on St. Helena
An essential personal witness to great events and of great men No enthusiastic student of the Battle of Waterloo—academic or amateur—could wish to be without this remarkable book in their library. ..
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With the “Thirty-Second” in the Peninsular and Other Campaigns
Harry Ross-Lewin
The Experiences of a British Infantry Officer Throughout the Napoleonic Wars
A British infantry officer of Wellington's Army Harry Ross-Lewin is yet another of that small band of British soldiers of the Napoleonic era who wrote a memoir of his military service and in so doi..
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With the ‘Old & Bold’ 1795 to 1818
Charles Steevens
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..
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