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With Wellington in the Peninsula : the adventures of a Highland soldier, 1808-1814

Author: Paul Cowan
Publisher: London : Frontline Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Long overshadowed by the better known but more genteel Journal of the Soldier of the 71st, this forgotten gem of a book gives a far truer picture of the Peninsular War as seen through the eyes of an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cowan
ISBN: 9781848327863 1848327862
OCLC Number: 898163646
Description: x, 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Vicissitudes in the life of a Scottish soldier.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Cowan.

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"A long-neglected memoir by an anonymous soldier from the Duke of Wellington's army. . . . The book was a too unsentimental and unvarnished account of the Peninsular War for readers in 1827. Its Read more...

 
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