Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the Peninsula, France, and the Netherlands from 1809 to 1815 [Illustrated and Annotated Edition]
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This edition contains over 60 annotations, illuminating the people and events recounted by Sir John, and also 6 maps illuminating the battles of Fuentes de ONoro, Salamanca and Vittoria, also the sieges of Cuidad Rodrigo and Badajoz and the fortifications of Torres Vedras.
Sir John Kincaid served with the 95th Rifles throughout the Peninsular War and the Waterloo campaign in 1815. Written with verve and wit and an eye for an amusing story, Adventures in the Rifle Brigade (as the 95th was known at the time), Kincaid provided an oft imitated pattern for British Rife memoirs. Published originally in 1830 the originality of the book has led to numerous re-editions since.
The narrative includes;
The Battles of Sabugal, Fuentes D'ONoro, Salamanca, Vittoria, the Nivelle and Waterloo,and the sieges of Badajoz and Cuidad Rodrigo.
The Text has been taken from the edition published by T. and W. Boone, 1830 London
Author - Sir John Kincaid 1787-1862
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January 05, 2011
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