A HUSSAR SERGEANT IN THE KING’S GERMAN LEGION: THE MEMOIRS OF CAVALRY SERGEANT EBBECKE, 2nd HUSSAR REGIMENT KING’S GERMAN LEGION, 1803-15

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70pp., illus., P.B. 2017. This short memoir of Sergeant Ludwig Ebbecke was published in German in 1851, but has never before been translated into English.He served at Stralsund, the Siege of Copenhagen in 1807, and was nearly shipwrecked on the passage back to Britain.He went to Walcheren in 1809 and served in the Peninsula from 1810 to 1812, including Barossa. In 1813 he was at Bergen op Zoom but arrived in Belgium too late for Waterloo.