The Exploits of Ensign Bakewell MS

With the Inniskillings in the Peninsula, & in Paris, 1811–11: 1815

Ian Robertson

Date Published :
July 2014
Publisher :
Frontline Books
Illustration :
16 pages of plates
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781848326989
Pages : 240
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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A first-hand account of several engagements in the Peninsula after the advance from the Lines of Torres Vedras and pursuit of Masséna, and including the first siege of Badajoz, edited from the original manuscript and with an explanatory commentary and notes by an experienced author well acquainted with both the period and the scenes of action.

Fills a gap in the history of the Innis killings, the years 1812 to 1814 only being covered in Charles Crowe’s war Journals, recently published by Frontline Books as ‘An Eloquent Soldier’.

Describes the French flight from Waterloo and – rarely revealed before – the life of a young officer in a promiscuous Paris during the earlier weeks of the Occupation.

Contains a number of contemporary illustrations not previously published.

About The Author

Ian C. Robertson is the author of a number of books on the Peninsular War including Wellington at War in the Peninsula 1808-1814 An Overview and Guide; The Exploits of Ensign Bakewell with the Inniskillings in the Peninsula, & in Paris, 1811-1815; and A Commanding Presence, Wellington in the Peninsula 1808-1814.

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