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Wolseley, Garnet Joseph, first Viscount Wolseley (1833-1913), army officer

Ian F. W. Beckett

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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An impecunious family | Early military career | 'Patriotic' assumptions and approach to public life | Soldiering, 1852-1861 | In Canada and marriage | The Second Asante War, 1873-1874 | The Wolseley 'ring' | Colonial soldiering, 1875-1882 | Reforming the army | Egypt and the Sudan | Commander-in-chief | Retirement and death | Assessment

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