LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR SAMUEL AUCHMUTY 1756-1822 : THE MILITARY LIFE OF AN AMERICAN LOYALIST AND IMPERIAL GENERAL

GRAINGER (J.)

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296pp. 2018. A loyalist American, served in the Mysore & Rohilla wars. In 1798 Auchmuty was adjutant-general of the successful Red Sea campaign against French forces in Egypt. He was the only British commander to emerge from the River Plate campaign with credit, capturing Montevideo in 1807. In 1811 he commanded the land forces that captured Java from Franco-Dutch control.