Forbes, Archibald, 1838-1900Alternative names
Scotch war correspondent.
From the description of Outlook for war in Europe : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538497
Archibald Forbes was a British author, perhaps most famous as a war correspondent. After graduating from Aberdeen University, he enlisted in the Royal Dragoons, but subsequently left the service and became a journalist. He covered various wars with great success and acclaim, and was noted for both the quality of his writing and his ingenuity at acquiring and transmitting intelligence. He later lectured widely about his war experiences, and also wrote novels, memoirs, and non-fiction studies of war.
From the description of Archibald Forbes letter to Dear Sir, after 1880?. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56937470
From the description of Archibald Forbes papers, 1889-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453597
Educated University of Aberdeen. Joined the Royal Dragoons as a private; after he was invalided out, he became a British War Correspondent. Author of many articles and books.
From the description of Archibald Forbes papers [manuscript], 1895, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 262618985
From the description of Archibald Forbes personal essay, "An Adventurous Ride" [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014867
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|associatedWith||Forbes, Alexander, 1839-1879.||person|
|correspondedWith||Force, M. F. (Manning Ferguson), 1824-1899||person|
|associatedWith||Longstreet, James, 1821-1904.||person|
|associatedWith||McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949,||person|
|associatedWith||McKinnon, Firmin, 1878-1953.||person|
|associatedWith||Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896,||person|
|associatedWith||Simpson, William, 1823-1899.||person|
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|Zulu War, 1879|
|Ulundi, Battle of, Ulundi, South Africa, 1879|