Eyewitness to many of the engagements of the Peninsular War
William Warre perhaps took the Peninsular War more closely to his heart than most British soldiers for he belonged to an Anglo-Portuguese..
John Murray Graham, Alex M. Delavoye, Percy Groves, J. W. Dunbar Moodie & Sir John T. Jones
The British Army’s neglected disaster of the Napoleonic wars
For many students of the Napoleonic Age the war in the Iberian Peninsula, which came to an end with the defeat and abdica..
The galloping guns in the Peninsular War and the Waterloo campaign
Based on the experiences of Wellington’s commander of horse artillery, Augustus Simon Frazer, these highly informative letters wer..
The early career of one of the Napier brothers
The Napier brothers were once known as ‘Wellington’s Colonels’ such was their renown in the ‘Old Peninsular Army’ which could ‘go anywhere and do anyt..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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. ..
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..