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THE SERVICES AND PROGRESS OF PROMOTION OF THE
GENERALS, COLONELS, LIEUTENANT-
DETAILS OF THE PRINCIPAL MILITARY EVENTS OF
THE LAST CENTURY.
IN FIVE VOLUMES,
Printed by A. J. Valpy, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street.
AND ALL OTHER BOOKSELLERS.
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This Edition embraces the actual services of above two thousand Officers, and the progress of promotion of 2,872. In those cases where the Editor has not been able to ascertain the service, he has confined himself to the dates of Commissions, to accomplish which has been a work of time and fatigue; but it has enabled him to introduce the name of every General and Field Officer, according to his standing in the Army. In a work of this kind any individual, who is the least conversant with the subject, must be aware of the impossibility of avoiding occasional errors; it is therefore unnecessary to apologise for them. Wherever they occur they are unintentional, and the Editor will, with much pleasure, remedy them on their being pointed out to him.
The official accounts (as well as particular statements) of all events, for which honorary distinctions have been conferred on Officers, will be found collected and introduced; as well as a variety of Military Papers of the greatest interest and importance to the Army at large, including Narratives of Operations in the Field, Military Essays, and Courts Martial.
To those General and Field Officers who have supported