Queen Victoria's Commanders

Queen Victoria's Commanders

Elite 71
  • Author: Michael Barthorp
  • Illustrator: Douglas Anderson
  • Short code: ELI 71
  • Publication Date: 25 Sep 2000
  • ISBN: 9781841760544
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 64
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Michael Barthorp's entertaining and authoritative study includes key commanders such as (India 1837-56) Charles Napier, Hugh Gough, Harry Smith; (Crimean War) Lord Raglan, James Scarlett, George Cathcart, John Pennefather; (Indian Mutiny) John Nicholson, Henry Havelock, Hope Grant, Colin Campbell; (India 1860-98) Frederick Roberts; (Africa) Robert Napier, Garnet Wolseley, Herbert Stewart, Evelyn Wood, Redvers Buller, Hector Macdonald and Herbert Kitchener - among others.

Biographical Note

Michael Barthorp was educated at Wellington College and was commissioned into the Rifle Brigade in 1946. Demobilised in 1948, he served as a Territorial with The Royal Hampshire Regiment before rejoining the Regular Army in The Northamptonshire Regiment to continue a family tradition, ending his career with the Royal Anglian Regiment in 1968. He went on to write numerous books on the British Army history and costume, including nine titles for the Men-at-Arms series. He lived in Jersey, Channel Islands. DOUGLAS N. ANDERSON volunteered straight from school in 1945 and was commissioned into the Highland Light Infantry; he served mainly in the Middle East. He graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1952, and freelanced for many years as a fashion artist and illustrator while retaining his military interests. He now specialises in military, historic and Highland dress. He has illustrated a number of books including several in collaboration with Michael Barthorp, his most recent for Osprey being MAA 268, The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny. A widower with two daughters, Douglas Anderson lives and works in Scotland.

Contents

Introduction India 1837-56 The Crimean War 1854-56 India: The Mutiny India: Post-Mutiny Campaigns 1860-98 Africa 1837-98 Conclusion Bibliography The Plates

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