Culloden: 1746

Culloden: 1746

by Stuart Reid
     
 

Culloden Moor is the last and one of the most famous battles in British history. On 16 April 1746 the Duke of Cumberland's government army defeated the Jacobite rebels led by Prince Charles Edward Stuart.

In this concise account Stuart Reid, the leading authority on Culloden, sets out in a graphic and easily understood way the movements and deployments of the

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Culloden Moor is the last and one of the most famous battles in British history. On 16 April 1746 the Duke of Cumberland's government army defeated the Jacobite rebels led by Prince Charles Edward Stuart.

In this concise account Stuart Reid, the leading authority on Culloden, sets out in a graphic and easily understood way the movements and deployments of the opposing armies and describes in detail the close and deadly combat that followed.

His account incorporates the results of the latest documentary and archaeological research and he provides a full tour of the battlefield so that visitors can explore for themselves the historic ground on which this momentous event took place.

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“The author is one of the most knowledgeable on the military history of Scotland…..Readers of this book are given a virtual battle tour, the narrative being so well written, I certainly felt as is I was walking along the lines of British Infantry waiting nervously for the highlanders to charge…Read this and without a doubt you will want to research the subject further and perhaps be inspired to visit the actual location…I have great pleasure to recommend this to anyone interested in military history.
Military Modelcraft International

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Military Modelcraft International
The author is one of the most knowledgeable on the military history of Scotland.....Readers of this book are given a virtual battle tour, the narrative being so well written, I certainly felt as is I was walking along the lines of British Infantry waiting nervously for the highlanders to charge...Read this and without a doubt you will want to research the subject further and perhaps be inspired to visit the actual location...I have great pleasure to recommend this to anyone interested in military history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844151950
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
10/02/2005
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
969,806
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.44(d)

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