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Trafalgar Eyewitness Account by the Assistant-Surgeon of H.M.S Swiftsure

Posted by Tony Beales, on October 20th, 2013

Robert Hilton’s Account of the Battle of Trafalgar, published in full for the first time. Robert Hilton’s long letter to his brother William, written only two weeks after the Battle of Trafalgar, provides a particularly vivid account of the battle, and notably, of the ensuing storm.  Robert Hilton had entered the navy a year previously... Become A Member

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