DIARY OF CAPTAIN JAMES MAURICE PRIMROSE, 43rd Regiment of Foot, edited and annotated by Dr Caroline Jackson

: Primrose (J.)

R 330.00
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160pp., maps, colour illus., hardback, d.w., Grahamstown, 2016


This diary was written between September 1851 and March 1853. James Primrose was sent with his regiment to South Africa to reinforce the British campaign against the Xhosa on the Eastern Cape frontier. The diary includes a description of Governor George Cathcart's expedition against Moshoeshoe in November 1852.

Caroline Jackson is a former Research Fellow of St Hugh's College Oxford and was for 25 years Member of the European Parliament for the South West of England.