Issue 137, June 2009

The Hanging of Tantia Topi by Harold E. Raugh, Jr.

Origins of the Naval Field Gun Competition by Charles Aikenhead

Field Marshal Lord Nicholson by David Nalson

Victorian Military Miscellany by Dr. Noel Fallows

Basha Felucca: Tristram Charles Speedy (1836 - 1910) by Dorothy Anderson

The Battle of Ulundi, 4 July 1879: Historical Overview and Research Bibliography by Harold E. Raugh, Jr.

Cover Illustration: 'The Scottish Regiments of the British Army 1895' by R. Simkin. Drawn for the Boys' Own Paper. The picture shows five mounted and 12 dismounted men . They are (from left): Mounted - Private 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Grays), Field Officer Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, Field Officer Gordon Highlander, Officer 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Grays), Field Officer King's Own Scottish borderers. Dismounted - Private Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), Sgt. Queens's Own Cameron Highlanders, Officer Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), Officer Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), Officer Highland Light Infantry, Officer Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), Officer Royal Scots Fusiliers, Piper Princes Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), Private Scots Guards,Private Gordon Highlanders, Colour Sgt. King's Own Scottish Borderers, Drummer Black Watch (Royal Highlanders.
Kind permission of the 'The Scarlet Gunner Collection'

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