Home  > Categories > Product List > The Scottish Jacobite Army 1745-46
Not sure what to buy? Running out of time? Give a gift card!

The Scottish Jacobite Army 1745-46
64 page book.

 Other products to consider: (15)

Nez Perce 1877: The last fight
Osprey Books
$19.95 $14.39
Queen Victoria's Commanders
Osprey Books
$18.95 $13.69
Wellington's Infantry (1)
Osprey Books
$17.95 $12.99
In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $18.95
You pay: $13.69
(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Add to cart
Add to watch list

Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP ELI149
View all products of type "Armies"
Author: Stuart Reid
Illustrator: Gary Zaboly

About this book
One of the most celebrated moments in Scottish history, the Jacobite Rising of 1745 is often romanticized. Drawing on the work of historians and a wide range of contemporary sources, Culloden expert Stuart Reid strips away the myths surrounding the events of the campaign, revealing some of the lesser known and fascinating truths about the Rising. Illustrated with contemporary sketches and meticulous full-colour reconstructions of dress and equipment, the raising of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's army is examined in detail - from its organization in regiments and their command system, to its weapons, tactical strengths and weaknesses.

Contents
  • Historical background
  • The context - development of Scottish military institutions
  • Recruitment, 1745: genuine volunteers - conscripts: Highland clan system - Lowland recruitment - mercenaries - 'turned' prisoners of war
  • Organization - integration of semi-feudal groups into larger units
  • Cavalry
  • The French contingent
  • Weapons, other equipment, and fighting tactics
  • The aftermath - prisoner recruitment into British Army
  • The Plates (clothing and uniforms)
Paperback; October 2006; 64 pages; ISBN: 9781846030734







We accept paypal, as well as mastercard, visa, american express and discover cards. We ship via UPS and US Postal Service.

Copyright © 2005-2016 Scale Hobbyist, all rights reserved