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The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington

The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington
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  • Date Published: January 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108025232

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  • Arthur Wellesley (1769–1852), better known as the first Duke of Wellington, was one of the most successful military figures of the early nineteenth century. After fighting in the fourth Anglo-Mysore war in India, his successes during the Peninsular War (1809–1814) and his victory at the Battle of Waterloo (1815) established his reputation as a brilliant military tactician. These volumes, first published between 1834 and 1839, contain the letters, dispatches, instructions and general military orders Wellington wrote throughout his military career. Edited by his private secretary, Colonel John Gurwood (1790–1845), they offer a wealth of fascinating details concerning Wellington's campaigns in India and Europe, from mundane administrative tasks to discussions of tactics, personnel and intelligence-gathering. These volumes are reissued from the 1844 revised edition, and provide invaluable information for the study of warfare during this period.

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    • Date Published: January 2011
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108025232
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 46 mm
    • weight: 9.99kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Preface
    1. Precis of the commissions, services, official commands, and public honors of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington
    2. Explanation of Indian terms, titles, and countries
    3. Names, as written in this work, and as they are sometimes written in other books and maps
    4. Introduction to the early services of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, in Holland in 1794 and 1795, and in Mysore and in the Deccan, in India, from 1797 to 1805
    5. The official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, Holland and India. Volume 2:
    6. Continuation of the official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington: India
    Addenda
    7. Memorandum on dearth in India
    8. Memorandum on the plan proposed of an interchange of native troops of India and the Negro corps of the West Indies
    9. Memorandum on Marquis Wellesley's government of India
    Index to first and second volumes: India
    Index to appendix
    Appendix containing the drafts of letters found too late for insertion in the order of their dates. Volume 3: Introduction
    10. The services of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in Europe
    11. The official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in Denmark, 1807, and in the Peninsula, 1808, 1809, and 1810
    Addenda
    Appendix. French official reports, &c. Volume 4:
    12. The official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsula, 1810 and 1811
    Addenda
    Appendix. French official reports, &c. Volume 5:
    13. The official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsula, 1811 and 1812
    Appendix. French official reports, &c. Volume 6:
    14. The official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsula, 1812 and 1813
    Appendix. French official reports, &c. Volume 7:
    15. The official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsula and France, 1813, 1814, and 1815
    Appendix. French official reports, &c. Volume 8:
    16. The official and other dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington in Germany, the Low Countries, and France, 1815–1818
    17. Miscellaneous correspondence
    18. Instructions to the general officers commanding brigades of cavalry in the army of occupation
    19. Instructions issued in 1827
    20. Selections from the memorandum on the proposed plan for altering the discipline of the army
    21. Selections from the evidence given by Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington before the Royal Commission for inquiring into military punishments
    22. Memorandum on military governments, addressed to the Right Hon. Lord Hill, G.C.B., &c. General Commanding in Chief
    23. Honorary rewards
    Appendix
    Index to volumes III-VIII.

  • Author

    Arthur Wellesley

    Editor

    John Gurwood

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