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..
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..
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. ..
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. ..
James Shaw Kennedy
With a Memoir of the Author’ Services During the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, 1815
Historian and expert witness to the great battle
The author of this concise book was well qualified to undertake the task of documenting the events he witnessed. During the Peninsular War he served..
H. A. Bruce
Officer of the 43rd Foot in Wellington’s Army, Author of the History of the Peninsular War
Napier-the sword and the pen
The Napier’s were a family whose influence on the history of the British empire in the nineteenth century is significant and well documented. This book concerns one of ..
Robert Ker Porter
Letters from Moore’s Army in Portugal and Spain During the Peninsular War by a British Officer 1808-1809
Essential correspondence from Iberia
Perhaps the best way to describe this excellent collection of letters from the theatre of war is to quote the author's own introduction. 'The following letters ..
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..
Christian von Ompteda
A Hanoverian Officer on Campaign Against Napoleon
A date with destiny on the bloody fields of Waterloo
At the time of the Revolutionary Wars the position of Hanover was a precarious one. It was a small German state which shared—as head of state—th..
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 ..
Alexander Cavalié Mercer
The Experiences of an Officer of the Royal Horse Artillery During the Waterloo Campaign
A Horse Gunner's view of the world's most famous battle
Captain Mercer has left posterity a vital and remarkable book in his Journal of the Campaign of 1815. It is, of course, written from the pers..
John Frederick Hering
Recollections of Campaigning During the Napoleonic Wars
A view of the campaigns of Wellington's famous German troops
In the ranks of the red-coated soldiery of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars there were none more highly regarded by all than ..
The Recollections of a British Army Medical Man on Campaign During the Napoleonic Wars
A surgeons view of the war in Iberia
Charles Boutflower was the son of a Yorkshire vicar born in 1782. He studied surgery at the University of Edinburgh and joined the 40th Regiment of Foot—then a ..