A LIGHT INFANTRYMAN WITH WELLINGTON: THE LETTERS OF CAPTAIN GEORGE ULRICH BARLOW 52ND AND 69TH FOOT 1808-1815

GLOVER (G.) Ed:

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312pp., a few illus., P.B. 2018. This series of letters was written by a light infantry officer on campaign, as a lieutenant with the 52nd Foot in Spain and a captain with the 69th Foot in Belgium and France. George Ulrich Barlow saw action at Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Vitoria, San Sebastian, Nivelle, Nive and Orthez. He transferred to the 69th Foot as a captain and served with them in Belgium at the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo and then remained with the Army of Occupation in France until 1818.