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ensign in the Peninsular War

the letters of John Aitchison

by John Aitchison

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Published by Joseph in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Aitchison, John, 1788-1875.,
    • Great Britain. Army. Scots Guards -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain. Army -- Biography.,
    • Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Personal narratives, Scottish.,
    • Generals -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by W.F.K. Thompson.
      ContributionsThompson, W. F. K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC232 .A38 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination348 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages348
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3849777M
      ISBN 100718118286
      LC Control Number81167504

      The Peninsular War, Letters of a Weardale Soldier, Lieutenant John Brumwell William Morley Egglestone University of Michigan Library, - Peninsular War, - . A great find this book should be on every Napoleonic enthusiasts shelf. Ian Robertson has found a little gem of a memoir, Ensign Bakewell of the 27th Regiment in the Peninsular has loads of small details about everyday life in the Peninsular. Bakewell has a attention to detail of dates and distances and an eye for the : £

        This is a collection of titles dealing with the war in Spain and Portugal The books are all in PDF format and come on a professionally printed DVD. Price is £ GBP /$16 USD, and delivery is post-free worldwide! The books are: Peninsular War Collection – Volume Two. A Narrative of the Principal Events of the campaigns of In the iconography of the Peninsular War of –14, women are well represented—both as heroines, such as Agustina Zaragosa Domenech, and as victims, whether of starvation or of French brutality. In history, however, with its focus on high politics and military operations, they are invisible—a situation that Charles J. Esdaile seeks to.

      Guy Dempsey's Albuera The Bloodiest Battle of the Peninsular War is not as pathbreaking a study as Muir's book, but follows in the same vein of a detailed study. Mark Urban's The Man Who Broke Napoleon's Codes is a fun and engaging read on intelligence during the Peninsular War. Ensign Charles Paget's previously unpublished diary of the Peninsular War is an important discovery for two reasons. The regiment in which he served - the 52nd Foot - was one of the three most famous in the Duke of Wellington's army, yet it is covered sparsely in the spate of memoirs, diaries and collections of correspondence generated by the conflict.


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These letters and diaries of a young ensign in the 3rd Foot Guards during the Peninsular War provide a remarkably vivid first-hand account of one of the great campaigns in British military Aitchison was present at most of the major actions of the war, both in Spain and Portugal, including the capture of Oporto, the Battle of Busaco, the defence of the Lines of Torres Vedras and the Battles of Talavera 3/5(6).

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His letters and diaries span his entire period of service there, providing an informed and perceptive commentary on the progress of the war.

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