Soldiers and Soldiering in Britain 1750-1815

About

Uncovering the Georgian Army

This website is dedicated to anyone interested in British soldiers during the Eighteenth Century. We take a broad definition of soldiers, recognising the many different ways that men could don a uniform in the period. At its peak in the Napoleonic Wars, some 680,000 men were involved in some form of military service, yet the experiences of these men remains largely forgotten. There were many ways men could serve too:

Purpose of this website

Broadly, we hope to:

Undertaking this through online social networking spaces is somewhat experimental. We don’t want to be resitrictive. If there is something you would like to try and do on the website then please contact us and we’ll see if we can help.

We hope to be able to shift from a model of ‘knowledge transfer’ to ‘knowledge exchange’ and create a learning community. Hopefully, this will ensure that our research has an impact beyond academia and facilitate any social and cultural benefits.

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