Lt. John Anderson notebook
This bound manuscript notebook, kept by Lt. John Anderson, describes daily life in the 11th Light Dragoons of the British Army during the French Revolutionary War. Anderson describes daily events, promotions, rules and orders regarding medical matters, church services, and the guarding of prisoners. The notebook also includes schedules for receiving supplies, copies of signed orders, statements from the Commander-in-Chief regarding battles, women following the army, and the results of several court-martials.
Lieutenant John Anderson was a member of the 11th Light Dragoons of the British Army and Allied Effort. He was stationed in Tournai, France, during the French Revolutionary Wars.