History of the War in the Peninsular

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History of the War in the Peninsular

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"Don"t worry about me; at last I am a serious soldier. I have a pile of books on ordnance, and gunnery, and ammunition, and explosives etc., etc., littering my table, to say nothing of Napier"s ""Peninsular War"", and a ""Life of Napolean""! [sic] So when my major made a surprise descent yesterday afternoon from Curepipe, he found me immersed in an essay on Rifling, and was rather pleased!"

Source

Letters of Donald Hankey ""A Student in Arms""

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Accessed on 2019/11/21 19:44:51

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Mauritius
Related people
Hankey, Donald William Alers
Related text or manuscript
Letters of Donald Hankey ""A Student in Arms""
Related place
Mauritius
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History of the War in the Peninsular

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Letters of Donald Hankey ""A Student in Arms""
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/61042
Accessed on 2019/11/21 19:44:52

Related place
Mauritius
Related people
Hankey, Donald William Alers
Related text or manuscript
Letters of Donald Hankey ""A Student in Arms""
Related place
Mauritius
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