The King's, Liverpool Regiment of Foot: a Regimental History from 1685-1881 (Hardcover)
The story of Liverpool's own regiment
This book recounts almost 200 years of the early history of one of the oldest regiments of the British Army since it was formed in 1685. In 1751 it was numbered the 8th (Kings) Regiment of Foot and the regiment holds the distinction of being one of only four regiments in the British Army which have been affiliated to a city rather than a county. As a regiment with such a long history the King's Liverpool Regiment served in many campaigns. These include Monmouth's Rebellion, The War in Ireland including the Battle of the Boyne, The War of Spanish Succession, The Jacobite Rebellion including at Culloden, The American War of Independence, The French Revolutionary War, The Napoleonic Wars, The War of 1812 in America, The Indian Mutiny of 1857, and the final campaign covered by this book The Second Afghan War. This is a substantial and thorough regimental history and is recommended.
Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket.