Private Wheeler: The Letters Of A Soldier Of The 51st Light Infantry During The Peninsular War & At Waterloo William Wheeler

ISBN: 9781846776335

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Private Wheeler: The Letters Of A Soldier Of The 51st Light Infantry During The Peninsular War & At Waterloo  by  William Wheeler

Private Wheeler: The Letters Of A Soldier Of The 51st Light Infantry During The Peninsular War & At Waterloo by William Wheeler
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The voice of an ordinary English infantryman during the Napoleonic WarsYoung William Wheelers first experience of military life was within the ranks of the Surrey Militia, but he found peace time soldiering too tame and transferred to the 51st-aMoreThe voice of an ordinary English infantryman during the Napoleonic WarsYoung William Wheelers first experience of military life was within the ranks of the Surrey Militia, but he found peace time soldiering too tame and transferred to the 51st-a light bobs regiment from the West Riding of Yorkshire.

This famous account of the British Army at war against Napoleons French forces has been made possible by the survival Wheelers letters directly telling of his experiences on campaign and on the battlefield-written throughout his military career which included the hard campaigns in Spain and the bloody field of Waterloo in 1815. Wheelers letters continue after peace has been declared and the reader is able to understand the nature of the British Army as it policed the empires Mediterranean possessions. Available in soft cover and-for the first time in several years-in hard cover for collectors.



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