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Gary McClellan
19 May 06, 11:49
Gents,
I thought it might be nice for us to have a thread where we can share our favorite books on this era. I have to leave in a second, so I'll just list a few of mine.


French and Indian War Era:
Crucible of Warby Fred Anderson
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0375406425/sr=8-2/qid=1148053370/ref=pd_bbs_2/103-6808717-2688601?%5Fencoding=UTF8

American Revolution:
None at this point that jump to mind.

Napoleonic Wars:
Napoleon's Last Victory and the Emergence of Modern War by Robert Epstein
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0700606645/qid=1148053601/sr=1-4/ref=sr_1_4/103-6808717-2688601?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

War of 1812
The most recent, and proudest addition to my collection
The US Army in the War of 1812: An Operational and Command Study by Robert Quimby
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0870134418/qid=1148053673/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/103-6808717-2688601?s=books&v=glance&n=283155


Now, lets see what y'all add to the list :p

Glyn
19 May 06, 13:44
French and Indian War Era:

Apart from Fred Anderson's book you already recommended I would go with
The Battle for Quebec by Matthew C. Ward.
&
White Devil and also Redcoat
By Stephen Brumwell

Wolfe Of Quebec
By Robin Reilly


American Revolution:

Rebels and Redcoats by Hugh Bicheno

Washington's Crossing by David Hackett Fischer (Great read even with it's some misplaced British Quotes and British army mistakes.)

The Guns of Independence - Siege of Yorktown by Jerome A. Greene



Napoleonic Wars:

Life In Wellington's army
by Antony Brett-James

1812 Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow
By Adam Zamoyski (best book I have read on that campaign as a whole.)

March of Death - Sir John Moore's Retreat to Corunna, 1808-09
by Christopher Sumerville

Letters from the Battle of Waterloo
by Gareth Glover

A History of the Peninsular War 7 volumes
by Sir Charles Oman

The Waterloo Compainion
by Mark Adkin

1805: Austerlitz
by Robert Goestz

War of 1812:

The British at the Gates - The New Orleans Campaign
by Robin Reilly

Pierre Berton's two books Invasion of Canada & Flames Acrosss the Border
( Nice books, very much like reading a novel.)

A Very Brilliant Affair - Battle of Queenston Heights by Robert Malcomson

The Dawn's Early Light
by Walter Lord

All books by Donlad E. Graves.:)