The Resource Wellington's scapegoat : the tragedy of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Bevan, Archie Hunter ; with a foreword by Sir Micheal Rose

Wellington's scapegoat : the tragedy of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Bevan, Archie Hunter ; with a foreword by Sir Micheal Rose

Label
Wellington's scapegoat : the tragedy of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Bevan
Title
Wellington's scapegoat
Title remainder
the tragedy of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Bevan
Statement of responsibility
Archie Hunter ; with a foreword by Sir Micheal Rose
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lieutenant Colonel Charles Bevan was the key figure in an extraordinary, controversial and ultimately tragic episode during the Peninsula War. He was the commanding officer held responsible for the dramatic night escape of the French garrison from Almeida over a vital bridge. For this disaster he incurred the extreme wrath of the Duke of Wellington but whether this was fair remains highly debatable
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
940.27341092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • D68.12.W4
  • DA68.12.B48
LC item number
  • H86 2003eb
  • H86 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Wellington's scapegoat : the tragedy of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Bevan, Archie Hunter ; with a foreword by Sir Micheal Rose
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Maps; Introduction and Acknowledgements; Foreword; Prologue; 1. The Mediterranean; 2. Egypt; 3. Plymouth, Fermoy and Folkestone; 4. Bremen, Copenhagen and Gothenburg; 5. From Lisbon to Sahagun; 6. From Sahagun to Corunna; 7. The Scheidt; 8. Ceuta; 9. The Lines of Torres Vedras; 10. From the Tagus to the Côa; 11. Almeida: Relief Foiled; 12. Almeida: The Garrison Escapes; 13. Almeida and the 4th Regiment of Foot; 14. And so to Portalegre; 15. Aftermath; Envoi; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn607374129
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 212 pages, [12] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473801356
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37246100
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607374129
  • pebc1473801354
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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