skip to content
Galloping at everything : the British cavalry in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, 1808-15 : a reappraisal Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Galloping at everything : the British cavalry in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, 1808-15 : a reappraisal

Author: Ian Fletcher
Publisher: Staplehurst : Spellmount, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This text concerns itself with the performance of the much-maligned British Cavalry in the Peninsular War and at the Battle of Waterloo. The author reveals that their bad reputation is founded on but  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Fletcher
ISBN: 1862270163 9781862270169
OCLC Number: 44654261
Description: xviii, 301 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The British cavalry. Officers and men --
Horses and forage --
Organisation, tactics and training --
Cavalry weapons --
Piquet and patrol work --
The Iberian Peninsula : 'the grave of horses' --
pt. 2. The cavalry in action. Wellesley, Vimeiro and a bad start --
Paget, Moore and the Corunna campaign --
Wellington and his cavalry : the early years --
Campo Mayor : the great controversy --
Operations under Hill and Beresford --
Maguilla : the 'unluckiest' cavalry combat of the war --
Mixed fortunes : from Salamanca to Burgos and back --
The Vittoria campaign : the return of the Hussars --
France : from the Bidassoa to Toulouse and home --
The Waterloo campaign : the retreat from Quatre Bras --
Waterloo : the heavy cavalry --
Waterloo : the light cavalry.
Responsibility: by Ian Fletcher.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/44654261<\/a>> # Galloping at everything : the British cavalry in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, 1808-15 : a reappraisal<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a>, schema:Book<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"44654261<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Place\/staplehurst<\/a>> ; # Staplehurst<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85145739<\/a>> ; # Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/geschichte<\/a>> ; # Geschichte<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Place\/grossbritannien<\/a>> ; # Gro\u00DFbritannien<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/napoleontische_oorlogen<\/a>> ; # Napoleontische oorlogen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/940.27\/e21\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/kavallerie<\/a>> ; # Kavallerie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/cavalerie<\/a>> ; # Cavalerie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Event\/geschichte_1808_1814<\/a>> ; # Geschichte 1808-1814<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Place\/waterloo<\/a>> ; # Waterloo<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1710242<\/a>> ; # Military operations, Cavalry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/peninsular_war_1807_1814_cavalry_operations<\/a>> ; # Peninsular War, 1807-1814--Cavalry operations<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/spanischer_unabhangigkeitskrieg<\/a>> ; # Spanischer Unabh\u00E4ngigkeitskrieg<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Event\/1807_1815<\/a>> ; # 1807-1815<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1213328<\/a>> ; # Belgium--Waterloo.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/124946906<\/a>> ; # Great Britain. Army<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Organization\/great_britain_army<\/a>> ; # Great Britain. Army.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/64226089<\/a>> ; # Ian Fletcher<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"1999<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"pt. 1. The British cavalry. Officers and men -- Horses and forage -- Organisation, tactics and training -- Cavalry weapons -- Piquet and patrol work -- The Iberian Peninsula : \'the grave of horses\' -- pt. 2. The cavalry in action. Wellesley, Vimeiro and a bad start -- Paget, Moore and the Corunna campaign -- Wellington and his cavalry : the early years -- Campo Mayor : the great controversy -- Operations under Hill and Beresford -- Maguilla : the \'unluckiest\' cavalry combat of the war -- Mixed fortunes : from Salamanca to Burgos and back -- The Vittoria campaign : the return of the Hussars -- France : from the Bidassoa to Toulouse and home -- The Waterloo campaign : the retreat from Quatre Bras -- Waterloo : the heavy cavalry -- Waterloo : the light cavalry.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/33964574<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"History<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Galloping at everything : the British cavalry in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, 1808-15 : a reappraisal<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"44654261<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publication<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/44654261#PublicationEvent\/staplehurst_spellmount_1999<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publisher<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Agent\/spellmount<\/a>> ; # Spellmount<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781862270169<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\numbel:isLike<\/a> <http:\/\/bnb.data.bl.uk\/id\/resource\/GBA049937<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/44654261<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/940.27\/e21\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Agent\/spellmount<\/a>> # Spellmount<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Spellmount<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Event\/1807_1815<\/a>> # 1807-1815<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"1807-1815<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Event\/geschichte_1808_1814<\/a>> # Geschichte 1808-1814<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Geschichte 1808-1814<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Organization\/great_britain_army<\/a>> # Great Britain. Army.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Great Britain. Army.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Place\/grossbritannien<\/a>> # Gro\u00DFbritannien<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Gro\u00DFbritannien<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Place\/staplehurst<\/a>> # Staplehurst<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Staplehurst<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Place\/waterloo<\/a>> # Waterloo<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Waterloo<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/cavalerie<\/a>> # Cavalerie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Cavalerie<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/geschichte<\/a>> # Geschichte<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Geschichte<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/kavallerie<\/a>> # Kavallerie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Kavallerie<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/napoleontische_oorlogen<\/a>> # Napoleontische oorlogen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Napoleontische oorlogen<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/peninsular_war_1807_1814_cavalry_operations<\/a>> # Peninsular War, 1807-1814--Cavalry operations<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85099422<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peninsular War, 1807-1814--Cavalry operations<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Topic\/spanischer_unabhangigkeitskrieg<\/a>> # Spanischer Unabh\u00E4ngigkeitskrieg<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Spanischer Unabh\u00E4ngigkeitskrieg<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85145739<\/a>> # Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"enk<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1213328<\/a>> # Belgium--Waterloo.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Belgium--Waterloo.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1710242<\/a>> # Military operations, Cavalry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Military operations, Cavalry<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/124946906<\/a>> # Great Britain. Army<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Great Britain. Army<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/64226089<\/a>> # Ian Fletcher<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1957<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Fletcher<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Ian<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ian Fletcher<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781862270169<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"1862270163<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9781862270169<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/44654261<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/44654261<\/a>> ; # Galloping at everything : the British cavalry in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, 1808-15 : a reappraisal<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-07-20<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/44654261#PublicationEvent\/staplehurst_spellmount_1999<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Place\/staplehurst<\/a>> ; # Staplehurst<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/33964574#Agent\/spellmount<\/a>> ; # Spellmount<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:startDate<\/a> \"1999<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Content-negotiable representations<\/p>\n