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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Guadalupe‐Hidalgo, Treaty of (1848)

James E. Crisp.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 330 words.

(1848).

The treaty that ended the Mexican War with the United States was signed in Guadalupe‐Hidalgo, a suburb

Kearny, Stephen Watts (1794–1848)

John M. Hart.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 290 words.

(1794–1848), frontier army commander, conqueror of New Mexico, governor of California.

Born in Newark to a prominent New

Maitland, Frederick (1763–1848), army officer

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1047 words.

Maitland, Frederick (1763–1848), army officer, born on 3 September 1763, was the youngest son of General Sir Alexander Maitland, first baronet (1728–1820), colonel 49th foot, and his wife,...

Warren, Frederick (1775–1848), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 619 words.

Warren, Frederick (1775–1848), naval officer, was born in London in March 1775, the son of Dr Richard Warren (1731–1797), physician to George III, and his wife, Elizabeth, only daughter of...

Havelock, William (1793–1848), army officer

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 605 words.

Havelock, William (1793–1848), army officer, was born on 23 January 1793, the eldest son of William Havelock (1757–1837) of Ingress Park, Kent, a Sunderland shipbuilder, and his wife, Jane (null...

German Sea Power, 1848–1918

Keith W. Bird.

in Military History

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 42299 words.

The rich historiography of the German navy reflects the close connection between the rise of navalism and the social, economic, and political development of the Prussian and German states...

Egerton, Sir Charles Comyn (1848–1921), army officer

F. E. Whitton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 744 words.

Egerton, Sir Charles Comyn (1848–1921), army officer, was born on 10 November 1848, the third son of Major-General Caledon Richard Egerton (1814–1874) and his wife, Margaret (d. 7 Sept...

Cureton, Charles Robert (1789–1848), army officer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1959 words.

Cureton, Charles Robert (1789–1848), army officer, son of a Shropshire gentleman, was born in 1789. He obtained an ensigncy in the Shropshire militia on 21 April 1806, and was soon promoted...

Ussher, Sir Thomas (1779–1848), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 950 words.

Ussher, Sir Thomas (1779–1848), naval officer, was the eldest son of the astronomer Dr Henry Ussher (1741–1790) and his wife, Mary Burne. In January 1791, under the patronage of Colonel...

Marryat, Frederick (1792–1848), naval officer and novelist

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1780 words.

Marryat, Frederick (1792–1848), naval officer and novelist, was born at Catherine Court, Tower Hill, London, on 10 July 1792. Of Huguenot descent, he was the second son of Joseph Marryat of...

Bridgeman, Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman (1848–1929), naval officer

V. W. Baddeley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 980 words.

Bridgeman, Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman (1848–1929), naval officer, was born Francis Charles Bridgeman-Simpson at Babworth, Nottinghamshire, on 7 December 1848. He was the fourth son of...

Eaton, Herbert Francis, third Baron Cheylesmore (1848–1925), army officer

Cottesloe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 518 words.

Eaton, Herbert Francis, third Baron Cheylesmore (1848–1925), army officer, was born in London on 25 January 1848, the third son of Henry William Eaton, created in 1887 Baron Cheylesmore, of...

Maclean, Sir Harry Aubrey de Vere (1848–1920), army officer

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 991 words.

Maclean, Sir Harry Aubrey de Vere (1848–1920), army officer, the eldest son of Andrew Maclean (d. 1908) of Drimnin, Argyll, inspector-general in the Army Medical Service, and his wife,...

Creagh, Sir Garrett O'Moore (1848–1923), army officer

C. V. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 697 words.

Creagh, Sir Garrett O'Moore (1848–1923), army officer, the seventh son of Captain James Creagh RN and his wife, Grace Emily, daughter of Garrett O'Moore of Cloghan Castle, co. Kerry, was...

Wyllie, Sir (William Hutt) Curzon (1848–1909), army officer

F. H. Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1370 words.

Wyllie, Sir (William Hutt) Curzon (1848–1909), army officer, born at Cheltenham on 5 October 1848, was the third and youngest son of the five children of General Sir William Wyllie...

Strutt, William Goodday (bap. 1762, d. 1848), army officer

Miller Christy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 424 words.

Strutt, William Goodday (bap. 1762, d. 1848), army officer, was baptized at Springfield, Essex, on 26 February 1762, the third son of John Strutt (1727–1816) MP, of Terling Place, Essex,...

Batty, Robert (1788/9–1848), army officer and artist

John Sweetman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 815 words.

Batty, Robert (1788/9–1848), army officer and artist, was born in London, son of the obstetric physician, medical journal editor, and amateur artist Dr Robert Batty (1762/3–1849). After...

Hotham, Sir William (1772–1848), naval officer and courtier

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Social and Cultural History. 615 words.

Hotham, Sir William (1772–1848), naval officer and courtier, was born on 12 February 1772, the second son of General George Hotham and his wife, Diana, youngest daughter of Sir Warton...

Conder, Claude Reignier (1848–1910), army officer and explorer of Palestine

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Middle Eastern History; Maps and Map-making. 1442 words.

Conder, Claude Reignier (1848–1910), army officer and explorer of Palestine, born at Cheltenham on 29 December 1848, was the son of Francis Roubiliac Conder (1815–1889), a civil engineer,...

Hutton, Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Thomas Henry ‘Curley’ (6 December 1848–4 August 1923)

Craig Wilcox.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 753 words.

(6 December 1848–4 August 1923)

commanded many Australians in the Boer War and was the controversial first commander