The Ashanti War (1874) Volume 2
A NarrativeeBook - 2012
Henry Brackenbury was a brilliant staff officer - one of the "Garnet Ring" that surrounded the famous General Sir Garnet Wolsey. This is a very serious and detailed two-volume account of the brief but bloody Ashanti campaign - containing a lot of background and logistics. The Ashanti War came about after the armies of the ambitious Ashanti Empire moved south, attacking coastal tribes in the Gold Coast under British protection. After naval forces had failed to deter them, a military expeditio ...
Publisher: Luton : Andrews UK, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (381 pages)