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Biography of Britain's great naval hero by the noted American naval officer and historian. Illus. and Battle Maps. This title is cited and recommended by Books for College Libraries; The American Historical Association’s Guide to Historical Literature; Catalogue of the Lamont Library, Harvard College; Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Cambridge Library Collection - Naval and Military History Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.40(d)|
Table of Contents
14. Nelson temporarily Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean. Relieved by Lord Keith. Applies to return to England on account of ill health. August, 1799-June, 1800; 15. Nelson leaves the Mediterranean. The journey overland through Germany. Arrival in England. Separation from Lady Nelson. Hoists his flag in the Channel Fleet, under Lord. St. Vincent. June, 1800-January, 1801; 16. The expedition to the Baltic and Battle of Copenhagen. Nelson returns to England. February-June, 1801; 17. Nelson commands the 'Squadron on a Particular Service', for the defence of the coast of England against invasion. Signature of preliminaries of peace with France. July-October, 1801; 18. Release from active service during the Peace of Amiens. Home life at Merton. Public incidents. October, 1801-May, 1803; 19. Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean. The long watch off Toulon. Occupations of a Commander-in-Chief. May, 1803-January, 1805; 20. The escape and pursuit of the Toulon Fleet. Nelson's return to England. January-August, 1805; 21. Nelson's last stay in England. August 19-September, 15, 1805; 22. The antecedents of Trafalgar. September 15-October 19, 1805; 23. Trafalgar. The death of Nelson. October 19-21, 1805; Index.