By Richard Stevenson

ISBN-10: 1784531103

ISBN-13: 9781784531102

Over an extended and sundry profession, Major-General William Beatson earned an exceptional popularity as a pacesetter of abnormal cavalry within the 19th century. He educated many destiny commanders of the Victorian military, observed motion in Spain and British India, and rode with the Heavy Brigade on the conflict of Balaklava. yet tasked with disciplining the Turkish Bashi-Bazouks through the Crimean battle, his personality flaws led him into clash with politicians and diplomats operating the struggle, who accused him of inciting mutiny. Parliament, newspapers and the legislations courts then turned his selected battlefields as he fought to transparent his identify and go back to responsibility. through bringing Beatson’s lifestyles and profession into sharper concentration, Richard Stevenson connects wide-ranging topics in Victorian army and imperial background in a clean and obtainable way.

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