Narrative of the Burmese war, detailing the operations of Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell's army, from its landing at Rangoon in May, 1824, to the conclusion of a treaty of peace at Yandaboo, February 1826
- Snodgrass, Major (John James)
- Print Source:
- London: J. Murray, 1827
- Publication Info:
- Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Library
- Table of Contents:
- "Chapter I. Junction of the Combined Forces from Bengal and Madras at Port Cornwallis - Capture of Rangoon, and release of the British and Americans, who were made prisoners by the enemy.""Chapter III. State and position of the Burmese forces at the period of our landing in Pegu, and exertions of the court of Ava in calling out the military resources of the country -- first encounter with the Burmese troops.""Chapter IV. Arrival at Rangoon of two deputies from the Burmese camp -- continuation of the military operations, and situation of the army up to the first of July."Chapter V. Feeble attack of the enemy on the British lines -- attack and capture of his fortified camp at Kummeroot -- expedition sent against Mergui and Tavoy on the coast of Tenasserim."Chapter VI. The King's two brothers, the Princes of Tonghoo and Sarrawuddy, with astrologers, and a corps of invulnerables join the army -- operations of the Britisih force up to the end of August."Chapter VII. Recal of MahaBandoola and the Burmese Army from Arracan -- continuation of the hostilities at Rangoon -- their effect upon the court of Ava."Chapter VIII. Friendly assuranes of the Siamese -- their preparation for war, and probable line of policy -- capture of Martaban and Yeh."Chapter IX. State of the force at the conclusion of the rains -- reinforcements and equipment for taking the field sent from India -- approach of the Grand Army under Maha Bandoola."Chapter XI. Attack on the enemy's fortified camp at Kokeen, on the fifteenth of December, and his final retreat to Donoobew."Chapter XIV. Operations before Donoobew -- its evacuation by the enemy -- journal of the march to Prome."Chapter XVI. Winter-quarters at Prome -- state of the country -- conduct of the inhabitants, with some remarks on their character and government.""Chapter XVII. Renewed exertions of the Burmese government, in preparations for the prosecution of the war -- meeting of the British and Burmese commissioners at Neoun-Ben-Zeik, and their ineffectual efforts conclude a peace."Chapter XVIII. Strength and position of the British and Burmese armies -- defeat of the enemy in front of Prome."Chapter XXI. Conclusion of a treaty of peace -- is not ratified by the king -- and the Burmese army, in consequence, is again defeated, and driven from Melloone."Chapter XXII. Continuation of the march upon Ava -- renewal of negotiations -- Battle of Paghammew -- conclusion of a definitive treaty of peace.