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A FAMILIAR HISTORY

THE BRITISH ARMY.

A FAMILIAR HISTORY

OF

THE BRITISH ARMY,

FROM

The Restoration in 1660 to the Present Time,

INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF THE VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT, AND THE

PROGRESS OF THE

VOLUNTEER ORGANISATION.

BY

J. H. STOCQUELER,

Author of an Illustrated Life of the Duke of Wellington ;' the Memoirs of Sir William Nott;' the Military
Encyclopædia;' the old Field Officer;' the British Soldier;' the · Familiar History of India;' the
* Familiar History of the United States;' the Volunteers' Hand-Book ;' the Oriental
Interpreter;' the 'Wonders and Beauties of Creation;' 'Fifteen Months'
Pilgrimage through Persia, Armenia, Turkey, Russia,

Germany, Holland,' &c., &c.

LONDON:

EDWARD STANFORD, 6 AND 7 CHARING CROSS, S.W.

1871.

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TO

THE OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS

Os

The British Army,

TOWARDS WHOM THE AUTHOR HAS FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS STOOD IN

FRIENDLY RELATIONS AS

A MILITARY JOURNALIST,

THE FOLLOWING PAGES ARE DEDICATED, WITH SENTIMENTS OF PROFOUND ADMIRATION

OF THE VALOUR, DISCIPLINE, AND LOYALTY WHICH HAVE AT

ALL TIMES DISTINGUISHED

THE ROYAL FORCES.

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