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Dorset Volunteer Soldiers 1794-1798


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A record of the recruitment of volunteer soldiers in Dorset in the French Revolutionary War of 1793 to 1802, from their beginnings in 1794 to their peak in 1798, when patriotic fervour was at its height under the shadow of imminent French invasion.

The information firstly lists the Troops or Companies in which the men enrolled, and the formation of which these were a part.  The essential details of these formations are then provided.

The names of the volunteers are listed in alphabetical order by surname, annotated with their place of residence and their Captain’s identity.

52 pages.  Soft covers.