Culloden Moor 1746: The death of the Jacobite Cause

Culloden Moor 1746: The death of the Jacobite Cause

by Stuart Reid, Gerry Embleton
     
 

Osprey's study of the most important battle of the Jacobite Risings (1688-1746). The final demise of Jacobitism amid the slaughter of the Highland clans on a cold and damp Culloden Moor in April 1746 is undoubtedly one of the most famous battles in British military history. It has also been, until recently, one of the least understood from both a military and

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Osprey's study of the most important battle of the Jacobite Risings (1688-1746). The final demise of Jacobitism amid the slaughter of the Highland clans on a cold and damp Culloden Moor in April 1746 is undoubtedly one of the most famous battles in British military history. It has also been, until recently, one of the least understood from both a military and political perspective. In this modern and highly detailed account, this book combines a thorough understanding of 18th century tactics, an intimate knowledge of the battlefield itself and a scandalously underused archive of contemporary material from both sides to provide a detailed, accurate and dramatic account of this controversial battle.

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ISBN-13:
9781841764122
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Campaign Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,110,652
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

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