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This is an interesting but disjointed book, written by Colonel John S. Mosby, the notorious "Gray Ghost," whose unrelenting guerilla campaign in northern Virginia during the Civil War so vexed the Union army that the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy." The book is, to say the least, a bit of by: 3.
Life. Gardiner was born at Carriden, educated in Linlithgow, and joined the army at the age of served with distinction in several battles and was promoted through the ranks to Colonel in Known as a rake in his youth, Gardiner had a religious experience in and became devout.
In he married Frances Erskine, daughter to David Erskine, 9th Earl of. This is an interesting but disjointed book, written by Colonel John S. Mosby, the notorious "Gray Ghost," whose unrelenting guerilla campaign in northern Virginia during the Civil War so vexed the Union army that the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy." The book is, to say the least, a bit of patchwork/5().
Alexander Haughton Campbell Gardner (or Gardiner) (Gordana Singh) (–) was an American traveller, soldier, and travelled to Afghanistan and Punjab and served in various military positions in the region. Details of his life remain obscure, though several colourful accounts have been written.
Although corroborating evidence is sparse, Scottish historian Service/branch: Sikh Khalsa Army/Artillery. "Colonel Mosby was a 'Virginian of the Virginians', educated at the State's University, and seemed destined to pass his life as an obscure Virginia attorney, when war brought him his opportunity for fame.
The following pages contain the story of his life as private in the cavalry, as a scout, and as a leader as partisans"s: 1. As I do not intend in these memoirs a laboured essay on the character of Colonel Gardiner, digested under the various virtues and graces which Christianity requires, (which would, I think, be a little too formal for a work Memoirs of Colonel Gardiner book this kind, and would give it such an air of panegyric as would neither suit my design, nor be at all likely to render it.
The life of Col. James Gardiner: who was slain at the battle of Prestopans, Septem by Doddridge, Philip, ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
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Soldier and traveller; memoirs of Alexander Gardner, Colonel of Artillery in the service of Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Gardner, Alexander Haughton Campbell, ; Pearse, Hugh Wodehouse, Pages: Memoirs of Florida: embracing a general history of the province, territory and state, and special chapters devoted to finances and banking, the bench and bar, medical profession, railways and navigation, and industrial interests: Volume 1: embracing a general history of the province, territory and state, and special chapters devoted to finances and banking, the bench and bar.
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Wikipedia - John S. Mosby. Download M4B Part 1 (MB) Download M4B Part 2 (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby. John S. MOSBY ( - ). American Civil War Diaries, Memoirs, and Letter Collections The best primary sources from a conflict that inspired moving, informative literature from Americans both high and low.
This list includes works from the Antebellum and Reconstruction eras. Colonel James Gardiner (11 January – 21 September ) was a Scottish soldier who fought in the British Army, including during the Jacobite rising.
He was born at Carriden, educated in Linlithgow, and joined the army at the age of fourteen. He served with distinction in several battles and was promoted through the ranks to Colonel Children: Frances Baird.
The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby. by John Singleton Mosby, (of course), Colonel Gracie's memoirs, TITANIC: WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST and the senate hearings.
I'm not that interested in the general workings of the ship, e.g. books filled with blue-prints and technical details, but in the tragedy itself. THE MEMOIRS OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY. CHAPTER I EARLY LIFE I WAS born December 6,at the home of my grandfather, James McLaurine, in Powhatan County, Virginia.
He was a son of Robert McLaurine, an Episcopal minister, who came from Scotland before the Revolution. GARDINER, JAMES (–), colonel of dragoons, eldest son of Captain Patrick Gardiner, of the family of Torwoodhead, by his wife, Mary Hodge of Gladsmuir, was born 11 Jan. at Carriden, Linlithgowshire.
He was educated at the grammar school of Linlithgow, and having served very early as a cadet became ensign, at the age of fourteen. Memoirs of an Infantry Officer is actually the second book in a series of fictionalized memoirs about the character George Sherston, essentially a.
Anton, James Retrospect of a Military Life, during the most Eventful Period of the Late War Quartermaster-Sergeant. The review quoted below is combined with a review of the initial English publication of Two Years Before the Mast.
Reviewed: Monthly Review p [ And when on perusal of such a man's retrospect the reader finds as in the instance before us, that the. COLONEL JAMES GARDINER was the son of Capt. Patrick Gardiner of the family of Torwoodhead, by Mrs.[*] Mary Hodge of the family of Gladsmuir. The captain, who was master of a handsome estate, served many years in the army of king William and queen Anne, and died abroad with the British forces in Germany, soon after the battle of Hochstett.
Margaret Gardiner published a book of memoirs, A Scatter of Memories (), and Footprints on Maleluka, a memorial to the ethnologist and anthropologist Bernard Deacon, with whom she had been.
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Memoirs of a Highland Lady, The family was Irish; the father, Colonel Gardiner, had inherited money and made more, and had left a large sum to his five children.
A daughter died, one married a very gallant soldier—Sir Edward Blakeiiey.—two sisters remained unmarried and lived with an aunt at Twickenham. Return to Book Index Page. Alexander Gardiner was a real historical figure -- an American who travelled extensively through Asia and especially what is now Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir and the whole Himalayan region.
He was possessed of true warrior spirit. Warning -- this book will cause modern Snowflakes to hyperventilate and run for a glass of soy milk and a hug.4/5(7).
Memoirs of a Cold War Colonel reflects a myriad of assignments and responsibilities undertaken by Col MacArthur through his thirty year career (). He plotted and planned against our adversaries while stationed in Germany (three times), Thailand, Turkey, Alaska, and the Pentagon.
These Memoirs also unveil how military family life is. Colonel Gardiner, in all probability, would only have had that regiment of foot, and so would have continued in Flanders. When the affair was settled, he informs Lady Frances of it in a letter dated from a village near Frankfort, 3d May, in which he refers to his former of the 21st of.
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer by Sassoon, Siegfried and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at LISLE, Sir GEORGE (d. ), royalist, is described by one royalist writer as ‘the son of an honest bookseller,’ and by another as ‘extracted from a genteel family in Surrey’ (Lloyd, Memoirs of Excellent Personages,p.
; Heath, New Book of Loyal English Martyrs, p. Jeremy Bentham was born in Red Lion Street, Houndsditch, on the 4thth February, His great-grandfather, Brian Bentham, was a prosperous pawnbroker in the city of London, and a relation of that Sir Jeremy Snow who was one of the bankers cheated by Charles II.
when he closed the Exchequer. The book is quiet but effective satire on upper-class English life. The irony occasionally employed by Siegfried Sassoon in his previous volume, MEMOIRS. Ludlow states that Colonel Thornhagh, ‘perceiving by the wasting of his spirits’ that he was mortally wounded, ‘to express his affection to his country, and joy for the defeat of the enemy, desired his men to open to the right and left, that he might have the satisfaction to see them run before he died’.
(Memoirs, p. The memoirs of George Sherston: Memoirs of a fox-hunting man, Memoirs of an infantry officer, Sherston's progress Sassoon, Siegfried Published by Literary Guild of America ().
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Siegfried Sassoon (–) was a poet and novelist whose novels include the James Tait Black Award–winning Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting is recognized as one of the great poets of World War I and one of the war’s most influential opponents.
Paul Fussell (–) was a writer, editor, and historian whose experiences in World War II led to his 4/4(1). Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden — a first-person narrative told by a geisha in Kyoto during World War II this book chronicles the life of English spy Eve Gardiner, who was recruited to be in the Alice Network and sent to even if it means traipsing across the country in the height of winter on a deadly mission for a colonel.
"The Rescue, "book two in the series, is set in England. When Anne Gardiner slips from a ladder into the arms of a stranger, her father, Colonel Gardiner, deems the innocent embrace cause for immediate marriage.
Weston eventually sees that the "marriage" was performed for the Colonel's sake and that Anne had no choice. Department of Defense, the number of people serving in the U.S. armed forces stood at 1, as of Decem The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs lists the number of living veterans.
Read the full-text online edition of Memoirs of a Militia Sergeant: A Novel (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Memoirs of a Militia Sergeant: A Novel.
Memoirs of a Militia Sergeant: A Novel and later published in two volumes in ,Memoirs of a Militia Sergeantcomprises a series of humorous vignettes held together by. Preview this book» What people are On the extension of the Chinese Empire.
Colonel Gardiner. Inscriptions on the Caves of Carli. The Women of India. An Epitaph. MR MOORCROFTs JOURNEY TO Balkh and BOKHARA. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 17 Full view - The Asiatic Journal and. Colonel Sam Gardiner, is a retired Air Force Colonel whose area of expertise includes helping to stage these war games.
Inhe conducted a war game organized by. To run the exercise, we turned to Sam Gardiner (right), a retired Air Force colonel who had specialized in war-gaming at the National War College and elsewhere.
You can read the .The son of John Lowe, an army surgeon, he was born at Galway in Ireland, his mother's native childhood was spent in various garrison towns, particularly in the West Indies, but he was educated chiefly at Salisbury Grammar.
He obtained a post as ensign in the East Devon Militia when he was eleven. In he entered his father's regiment, the 50th Foot, which was Commands: Royal Corsican Rangers.