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From Corunna to Waterloo : the letters and journals of two Napoleonic Hussars : Major Edwin Griffith and Captain Frederick Philips 15th (King's) Hussars 1801-1816

Author: Edwin Griffith; Frederick Philips; Gareth Glover
Publisher: London : Greenhill Books ; St. Paul : MBI Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Corunna to Waterloo tells the story of two young Welsh cavalry officers who served for much of the Napoleonic Wars with the 15th (King's) Hussars. Major Edwin Griffith and his nephew, Captain Frederick Phillips wrote home regularly and they were not afraid to voice their true feelings about their situation or colleagues and superiors in their private correspondence. Their service at home varied from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffith, Edwin, 1786-1815.
From Corunna to Waterloo.
London : Greenhill Books ; St. Paul : MBI Pub., 2007
(OCoLC)608551720
Named Person: Edwin Griffith; Edwin Griffith; Frederick Philips; Frederick Philips; Edwin Griffith; Frederick Philips
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Griffith; Frederick Philips; Gareth Glover
ISBN: 9781853677090 1853677094
OCLC Number: 73957200
Description: 287 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
Contents: Home service --
Deep into Spain --
A glorious night --
Riots & reviews --
Spain again --
Invading France --
France to Ireland --
Waterloo.
Responsibility: edited by Gareth Glover.
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Presents the story of two young Welsh cavalry officers who served for much of the Napoleonic Wars with the 15th (King's) Hussars. This book intends for you to care for these gregarious young men,  Read more...

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"Military History", May 2007"To learn about the past, look to those who experienced it firsthand. In "From Corunna to Waterloo, "Gareth Glover pores over the musings of two Welsh cavalry officers Read more...

 
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