THE JOURNAL OF SERGEANT DAVID ROBERTSON: 92nd HIGHLANDERS IN EGYPT, DENMARK, THE PENINSULA AND BELGIUM, 1795-1818
208pp., well illus., maps, printed boards. 2018. Highly prized of Napoleonic memoirs. Only two copies are listed in British collections. A very limited edition was produced by Maggs Brothers in 1982 but for this new edition Gareth has worked from the copy in the National Library of Scotland. Robertson joined the 92nd Gordon Highlanders in 1800 and served with them until 1818. David served with the regiment in Egypt, the Corunna campaign, Copenhagen, Walcheren, the Peninsula, Southern France and the Waterloo campaign. He was wounded twice, in Egypt and at Quatre Bras.