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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English


  • Harris, John, -- Rifleman,
  • Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Personal narratives

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementas told to Henry Curling. Edited and introduced by Christopher Hibbert.
ContributionsCurling, Henry, 1803-1864, ed., Hibbert, Christopher, 1924- ,
LC ClassificationsDC232 .H37
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22340932M
ISBN 10208010491
LC Control Number77015885

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Jun 18,  · The Recollections of Rifleman Harris - Kindle edition by Benjamin Harris. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Recollections of Rifleman Harris/5(52). The Harris Project is proud to announce the forthcoming release of this audio book, which has been abridged from an first edition of this famous historical memoir of a . Rifleman Harris was a soldier in the elite 95th Rifles, one of Britains most prestigous infantry units during the Napoleonic wars. In this memoir, Harris relates his experiences in Denmark, the Peninsular, and at Walcheren. This is no history of grand plans and movements controlled by the lofty generals. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Recollections of Rifleman Harris This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

Benjamin Randell Harris was a British infantryman who served in the British army during the Napoleonic Wars. He is most widely remembered today as the author of a memoir of his time in the army entitled The Recollections of Rifleman Harris, which has been seen as giving a rare insight into the world of the enlisted man in Wellington's army Battles/wars: Peninsular War , Walcheren . Jun 19,  · The Recollections of Rifleman Harris is a memoir published in of the experiences of an enlisted soldier in the 95th Regiment of Foot in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. The eponymous soldier was Benjamin Randell Harris, a private who joined the regiment in and served in many of the early campaigns in the Peninsula War/5(55). Aug 04,  · Music composed specifically for an audio book release by Explore Multimedia. Overall, Harris gives his reader an invaluable glimpse into the life of a foot soldier of years ago. We see accounts by and about officers with much greater frequency, which is what makes Rifleman Harris' recollections so valuable. Through his eyes we experience the excitement, thrills, chills, and hardships of the common soldier/5(4).

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris Book Review. Amazon describes the book: Dorset, A shepherd’s son is enlisted as a soldier of the Army of Reserve. His name is Benjamin Randell Harris, private of the 95th Regiment of Foot. Benjamin Harris (–) was a rifleman in the English army, fighting against Napoleon in the European wars that culminated with Napoleon's loss at the Battle of Waterloo in By the time of Waterloo, Harris had endured many campaigns and had been forced by illness to leave the Army and return to England to ply his trade as a shoemaker. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Recollections of Rifleman Harris by John Harris and Henry Curling (, Book) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Jan 18,  · Recollections of Rifleman Harris, (Old 95th) by Benjamin Harris, Henry Curling (Editor) Harris was himself illiterate but his recollections were recorded in the mids by an officer who knew him, Captain Henry Curling, who kept the manuscript until when he succeeded in publishing it. Publish your book with B&N. Learn