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Memoirs of Captain James Stirling, 42nd Royal Highlanders, of campaigns on the Peninsula., 1812-1813.

Identifier: MSS.23630-23631

Scope and Contents

The memoirs record James Stirling`s involvement in the Peninsular War campaign in Spain from 1 April 1812 to 11 November 1813. Included are descriptions of the towns and villages visited during the campaign, and details of British army troop movements.

Also included at the back of both volumes are lists of the places visited and cumulative totals of the distances travelled by the army during its deployment.


  • Creation: 1812-1813.

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0.00 Linear metres (2 volumes.)

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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