The only book to describe the entire experience of the Victorian soldier from letters and diaries
Dr Stephen Manning is the author of Evelyn Wood VC: Pillar of Empire and contributed to Victoria's Generals, edited by Professor Ian Beckett. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter and Honorary Secretary of the Devonshire Historical Association. He lectures regularly on varied aspects of military history at the Royal Engineer's Museum and the National Army Museum, and is a regular contributor to the journals of the Victorian Military Society and the Anglo-Zulu War Historical Society. He lives near Exeter with his wife and two young sons.