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History
Author: William Tomkinson
ISBN: 1846770998
Subcategory: Military
Pages 336 pages
Publisher LEONAUR (September 19, 2006)
Language English
Category: History
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eBook With Wellington's Light Cavalry - the experiences of an officer of the 16th Light Dragoons in the Peninsular and Waterloo campaigns of the Napoleonic wars download

by William Tomkinson


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With Wellington's Light Cavalry - Campaigning with the 16th Light Dragoons in the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars. A cavalryman's story that could have ended before it began. In the first chapter Tomkinson and his 16th Light Dragoons rashly charge into the rearguard of the French Army and he is shot and bayoneted.

LT Colonel William Tomkinson. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. With Wellington's Light Cavalry - the experiences of an officer of the 16th Light Dragoons in the Peninsular and Waterloo campaigns of the Napoleonic wars. LT Colonel William Tomkinson. With Wellington's Light Cavalry - Campaigning with the 16th Light Dragoons in the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars. But in 1810 Tomkinson is once again in Spain fighting the French

In the first chapter Tomkinson and his 16th Light Dragoons rashly charge into the rearguard of the French Army and he is shot and bayoneted. But in 1810 Tomkinson is once again in Spain fighting the French. A substantial read by any standards, the final 55 pages are devoted to Tompkinson's first hand experience of the 1815 campaign culminating in Napoleon's downfall at Waterloo.

Lieutenant Colonel Tomkinson's memoirs are a rarity amongst the many books written by British soldiers of their experiences during the Napoleonic period, in that it has been written by a cavalryman. This in itself makes the book interesting, but the author was also a witness to many of the pivotal engagements of the Peninsular War and Waterloo. He was present at the sieges of Badajoz, Cuidad Rodrigo, and San Sebastian, the battles of Busaco, Fuentes de Oñoro, Salamanca and Vitorria.

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), commonly known as the Duke of Wellington, was an Anglo-Irish soldier and Tory statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister. He won a notable victory against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

The public page of B Troop, 16th Light Dragoons, a British cavalry unit of the . It is reasonable to assume that what he wrote was practice in the 16th. Consequently, our military activities fall into two parts.

The public page of B Troop, 16th Light Dragoons, a British cavalry unit of the Napoleonic Wars. On the other hand, for Wellington’s Peninsular cavalry, battles were the exception rather than the rule. For them day to day activities were all about piquets, vedettes, outposts and patrols.

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With Wellington's Light Cavalry - Campaigning with the 16th Light Dragoons in the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars. A cavalryman's story that could have ended before it began. In the first chapter Tomkinson and his 16th Light Dragoons rashly charge into the rearguard of the French Army and he is shot and bayoneted. But in 1810 Tomkinson is once again in Spain fighting the French. This book is a fine example of a personal account filled with personal and unit detail combined with a clear and informative narrative of the campaigns in which the writer was engaged. A substantial read by any standards, the final 55 pages are devoted to Tomkinson's first hand experience of the 1815 campaign culminating in Napoleon's downfall at Waterloo.