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Surrender at New Orleans : General Sir Harry Smith in the Peninsular and America

Author: David Rooney
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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General Sir Harry Smith won the lifelong respect and affection of the Duke of Wellington. Famously married to the Spanish beauty, Juana, after the siege of Badajoz in 1812, they served together to the end of the Peninsula war. With the French defeated, Harry left with the British expedition to America in 1814, and witnessed the burning of the White House. The fiery Admiral Cochrane raged bitterly ""I am sorry you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rooney, David.
Surrender at New Orleans
(OCoLC)883615386
Named Person: Harry George Wakelyn Smith, Sir; Juana María de los Delores de León Smith; Harry George Wakelyn Smith, Sir; Juana María de los Delores de León Smith
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Rooney
ISBN: 9781473839229 147383922X 9781473838512 1473838517
OCLC Number: 894227551
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Introduction to 2014 Edition; Chapter 1: Badajoz, April 1812; Chapter 2: Early Life, June 1787 to February 1812; Chapter 3: Peninsula, April 1812 to April 1814; Chapter 4: America, April 1814 to March 1815; Chapter 5: Waterloo, March 1815 to January 1829; Chapter 6: The Cape and Frontier Wars, January 1829 to June 1840; Chapter 7: India, June 1840 to July 1847; Chapter 8: Governor at the Cape, September 1847 to February 1850; Chapter 9: Anticlimax, February 1850 to April 1852. Chapter 10: Final Years, June 1852 to October 1872Appendix 1: Harry's Ranks and Appointments; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by David Rooney, Michael Scott.

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As the 200th anniversaries of the burning of the White House and the Battle of New Orleans approach, it is fascinating to recall Harry Smith's part in those events. The book covers a broad span of  Read more...

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