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We continue to expand at an amazing rate and have over 10,000 visitors
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Click on the link to see the winning entries! 2016 Napoleon Series Writing Contest
New? The Napoleon Series has over 14000 articles,
maps, illustrations, reviews, photographs, and charts! We added
new items last year! This past year we have focued on primary source
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We keep our readers current by updating our "What's New" Section
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War of 1812 Magazine is a regular feature
that is published on the Napoleon Series.
The aim of the magazine is to offer information, discussion, and
a place to learn about an oft-neglected aspect of the Napoleonic
Wars, the first and only war fought between Great Britain and the
United States, from 1812 to 1814. I would like to welcome Matthew MacVittie, the new editor of the War of 1812 Magazine, to the Napoleon Series! Recent articles include:
Pirates and Robbers: American Privateers on the St. Lawrence River:
An Operational History by Gary M. Gibson
- which Theaters of War Experienced the Largest Number of Military Actions during the War of 1812? by Ralph Eshelman
- War of 1812 Chronology compiled by Ralph Eshelman and Donald Hickey
- A List of Anglo-American War of 1812 Land Battles, Actions, and Engagements; Naval and Maritime Actions and those Engagements involving Civilians, Native Peoples and Non-Combatants. Database compiled by Ralph Eshelman, Faye Kert, Sandy Antal, Jim Ellis, John Grodzinski, James Cusick, Donald Hickey, Donald Graves, Gene Allen Smith and Gary Gibson
- Queenston Heights, October 1812: Two Canadian Eyewitnesses by Donald E. Graves
- A Portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Bisshopp by John R. Grodzinski
- C. P. Stacey and Alternative History by Gary M. Gibson
- From Steuben to Scott: The Adoption of French Infantry Tactics by the United States Army, 1807-1816 by Donald E. Graves
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multimedia, miniatures and periodicals. Among them are:
Through Spain with Wellington: The Letters of Lieutenant Peter Le Mesurier of the ‘Fighting Ninth’
The Royal Saxon Army: 1792 – 1814
To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian
Napoleon and Italy: a Military History of Napoleonic Italy, 1805 – 1815
Boots and Saddles: Horses and Riders of Wellington's Army
With the 1st Foot Guards in the Peninsular and at Waterloo: the Letters of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Pack, 1806 – 1816
Picton’s Division at Waterloo
The Memoirs of Baron von Müffling: a Prussian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars
Men of the 1st Foot Guards at Waterloo and Beyond
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