Culloden 1746: The Highland Clans' Last Charge

Culloden 1746: The Highland Clans' Last Charge


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Culloden 1746: The Highland Clans' Last Charge by Peter Harrington

Culloden marked the end of the last and greatest of the Jacobite adventures - the '45 Rebellion - in which the Highland clans challenged the power of the Hanoverian King of England. It was at Culloden that Charles Edward Stuart's army was finally defeated. His tired Highlanders had little chance against the steady infantry and heavy artillery fire of the English. Peter Harrington examines all aspects of the battle, including its background, the earlier Highlander victories, the men and commanders of both sides, and the massacre that took place in its aftermath.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855321588
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Series: Campaign Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.27(w) x 9.79(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Peter Harrington runs the photographic collection of the Anne S.K. Brown University Library in Providence, Rhode Island. His is a well respected military writer and is author of a number of works.

Table of Contents

Background to the 'Forty-Five'/The Opposing Commanders/The Opposing Armies/Culloden: The Approach March/The Battle of Culloden/The Aftermath of the Battle/The Battlefield Today/Chronology/A Guide to Further Reading/Wargaming the 'Forty-Five'

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