Romance Of Modern Sieges; Describing The Personal Adventures, Resource And Daring of Besiegers and Besieged In All Parts Of The World cover

Romance Of Modern Sieges; Describing The Personal Adventures, Resource And Daring of Besiegers and Besieged In All Parts Of The World

Edward Gilliat (1841-1915)

1. Preface
2. Chapter 1: Siege Of Gibraltar (1779-1782)
3. Chapter 2: Defence Of Acre (1799)
4. Chapter 3: The Wounded Captain In Talavera (1809)
5. Chapter 4: The Capture of Ciudad Rodrigo (1812)
6. Chapter 5: The Storming Of Badajos 1812)
7. Chapter 6: A Prisoner In St. Sebastian (1813)
8. Chapter 7: Jellalabad (1842)
9. Chapter 8: Siege Of Sebastopol (1854-1856)
10. Chapter 9: After Inkermann (1854)
11. Chapter 10: The Indian Mutiny - Delhi (1857-1858)
12. Chapter 11: The Defence Of Lucknow (31st of May to 25th of September 1857)
13. Chapter 12: The Relief Of Lucknow (1857)
14. Chapter 13: Running The Blockade (1861)
15. Chapter 14: The First Ironclads (1862)
16. Chapter 15: Capture Of New Orleans (1862)
17. Chapter 16: The Siege Of Richmond (1862 and 1865)
18. Chapter 17: The Siege Of Paris (1870-1871) With The Germans Outside
19. Chapter 18: The Siege Of Paris - continued - With The Besieged (1870-1871)
20. Chapter 19: Metz (1870)
21. Chapter 20: Plevna (1877)
22. Chapter 21: Siege Of Khartoum (1884)
23. Chapter 22: Kumassi (1900)
24. Chapter 23: Mafeking (1899-1900)
25. Chapter 24: The Siege Of Kimberley (1899-1900)
26. Chapter 25: The Siege Of Ladysmith (1899-1900)
27. Chapter 26: Siege Of Port Arthur (1904)

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Summary

Lively narratives of some of the great siege battles of war. The book was written before World War I, in 1908. Some of the narratives contain language which was common in 19th and early twentieth century usage but which listeners today may find offensive.