For what it is worth, Pen & Sword have just reprinted my The Amateur Military Tradition, 1558-1945 (originally MUP 1991 and last seen at about £100 on Abebooks) as Britain's Part-Time Soldiers: The Amateur Military Tradition, 1558-1945 in paperback at £12.99. There is a new updated introduction and bibliography for the second edition reviewing new contributions to the field since 1991.
I am working on a biography of General Ross' career, not least its links to Irish history. For details of my work see www.themanwhocapturedwashington.com
I'm puzzled by a reference to 'Hushoe' that has arisien. A United Irishmen pamphlet linked the burning of the public buildings in Washington, Waterloo and 'Hushoe' as examples of British 'barbarism'. For the life of me I have never heard of 'Hushoe'. I wonder…Continue
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