William Cope was comissioned into The Rifle Brigade in 1830 and retired in 1839.This really excellent volume covers the history of The Rifle Brigade from formation to 1874 (1st Ashanti War). Indispensable with a first rate index.
HISTORY OF THE RIFLE BRIGADE (THE PRINCE CONSORT’S OWN), FORMERLY THE 95TH
Standard, definitive history of the RB from raising in 1800-1874 inc. extensive services Peninsula & Waterloo, Kaffir Wars, Crimea, Indian Mutiny, Ashanti 1873-74. Awards roll.