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Peninsular War (1807-1814).

Subject Source: Ukat

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Letters of Joseph Barr Crispin, H. F. Sampayo and an unidentified British officer to Charles Stuart, Baron de Rothesay, diplomatist.

Identifier: Acc.13640
Scope and Contents Letters, 1810-1813, to Charles Stuart, Baron de Rothesay, Diplomatist, on military and diplomatic matters.Three bundles of letters addressed to Baron de Rothesay, whilst minister to Portugal and Brazil at Lisbon during the Peninsular Wars. The first file consists of 48 signed letters of Joze Barr (otherwise Jose Barr or Joseph Barr Crispin), deputy British Consul in the city of Faro. The letters date between May 1810 and August 1813, and subjects include French military movement,...
Dates: 1810-1813

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.

Dates: 1812-1813.

`Memoirs, of [Captain James Stirling, 42nd Royal Highlanders, of] campaigns on the Peninsula from 1st April 1812`., 1812.

Identifier: MS.23630
Scope and Contents The volume contains an account of the Battle of Salamanca, 22 July 1812, and a detailed description of 42nd Royal Highlanders stationing in Valladolid.Contained at the start of the memoirs is a map of Spain and Portugal highlighting geographical regions, and an engraving of the Duke of Wellington.There are four pages of sketches contained in the volume depicting the native Spaniards and their dress. Included at the back of the volume is a list of the...
Dates: 1812.

`Memoirs of [Captain James Stirling, 42nd Royal Highlanders, of the] campaigns of 1808 in Spain under Lieut General Sir John Moore, and of 1809, in the Islands of Zealand. Holland.`, 1808-1811.

Identifier: MS.23629
Scope and Contents James Stirling served during the 1808 Spanish campaign under the command of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, culminating in the battle of Coruña, 1809. The memoirs start on 12 August 1808 and end on 23 January 1811 when the army returns to Spithead, England.The memoirs also contain an account of Stirling`s deployment to the Islands of Zeeland, Netherlands, during the Walcheren campaign which begins in June 1809 and ends in 1810 when the 42nd Royal Highlanders were brought home...
Dates: 1808-1811.

Surgeon's journal of Ebenezer Black.

Identifier: Acc.14342
Scope and Contents

Covers Black's service in Italy and Spain as a surgeon during the Napoleonic Wars. Following enlistment as a hospital mate in 1806 Black rose to the position of Regimental Surgeon in Spain serving under the Duke of Wellington. The journal culminates in Black's experiences during the Siege of Tarragona.

Dates: 1806-1815.