Mary, Viscountess Combermere, W. W. Knollys & Alexander Innes Shand
Wellington’s intelligent and flamboyant cavalry commander
Despite a long career filled with victories, many modern readers think of the Duke of Wellington in terms of his greatest military success,..
F. De Brack & Arentschildt & Ponsonby
Two Classic Treatises by Leading Commanders of Cavalry During the Napoleonic Wars—Cavalry Outpost Duties by F. De Brack translated by Camillo C. C. Carr & Instructions on Outpost Duty by Arentschildt & Ponsonby
The horse soldier at war in the Napoleonic Age
This unique two-in-one Leonaur volume, enhanced by illustrations depicting the uniforms of the period, has been created for good value and will be fas..
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..
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..
The Career of Richard Hussey Vivian During the Campaigns in the Low Countries, the Peninsular War & the Waterloo Campaign of 1815
One of Wellington’s outstanding horse-soldiers
Richard Hussey Vivian saw action throughout Britain’s wars with Napoleonic France much of the time under the direct command of the great Duke. This is..
Peter Hawker & William Graham
Two Accounts of British Officers During the Peninsula War
Officer of Light Dragoons by Peter Hawker
Campaign in Portugal and Spain by William Graham
Two accounts of contrasting perspectives of the British Army in the field
This book is yet another Leonaur 'two for the price of one' volume bringing together two vital accounts of the experiences ..
H. T. Siborne
Accounts of the Battle by British Officers for its Foremost Historian
Waterloo as seen by those who fought The story of Siborne and his famous diorama of the battle of Waterloo is well known to all those who are interested in the campaign of 1815. It is also well known ..
Norbert Landsheit & G. R. Gleig
A German Cavalryman in British Service Throughout the Napoleonic Wars
A cavalryman's account of the Napoleonic Wars
Norbert Landsheit—was an old soldier at the Chelsea Pensioners Hospital when he told the fascinating experience of his military life to G. R.Gleig, the..
S. D. Broughton
On Campaign Against Napoleon in the Peninsula & South of France During the Napoleonic Wars 1812-1814
With one of Wellington's heavy cavalry regiments during the war in Iberia
Samuel Broughton was an assistant surgeon for a regiment of militia before transferring to the 2nd Life Guards. He served w..
The Personal Experiences of a British Cavalryman Who Became a Battlefield Guide and Authority on the Campaign of 1815
Waterloo as told by one who fought and became one of its first historians
The title of this book is doubly appropriate. Cotton was a soldier of the 7th Hussars who had served in Spain and became pa..
The Experiences of an officer of the 16th Light Dragoons in the Peninsular and Waterloo campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars.
A cavalryman’s story that could have ended before it began. In the first chapter Tomkinson and his 16th Light Dragoons rashly charge into the rearguard of the French Army and he is shot and bayoneted...
by George Farmer & G.R. Gleig
A cavalryman during the Peninsular & Waterloo Campaigns, in captivity & at the siege of Bhurtpore, India
More engaging than a novel - a Cavalryman’s life in the Napoleonic Wars and battles for India. Trooper Farmer’s military career was packed with adventure and incident. Through his words the reader exp..
by Alexander Gordon
A British Cavalry Officer during the retreat to Corunna in the Peninsular campaign of the Napoleonic Wars.
Alexander Gordon witnessed the Peninsular War against Napoleons French Army from the saddle of a light cavalry mount. His was a campaign of patrols and piquets, scouting and skirmishing. Caught up in ..