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A boy in the Peninsular war

the services, adventures and experiences of Robert Blakeney, subaltern in the 28th regiment

by Blakeney, Robert

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementan autobiography, ed. by J. Sturgis ...
ContributionsSturgis, Julian, 1848-1904, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC232 .B63
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 382 p.
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6905382M
LC Control Number01011202
OCLC/WorldCa2072046

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This book is one of the very best. It's author, Robert Blakeney, enlisted in in the 28th regiment of Infantry as an Irish boy at the tender age of fifteen. As such, he was in at the beginning of the long war in the Iberian peninsular, and stuck through to the end, witnessing at first hand the changing fortunes of war.

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"A Boy in the Peninsular War" is the autobiography of Robert Blakeney (), who served as a subaltern in the 28th Regiment of the army of Great Britain in the Peninsular War ().