Charles Wolfe Gallery
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Lieut. General Sir John Moore, K.B., c1809 (1909). Artist: Charles Turner
Lieut. General Sir John Moore, K.B., c1809 (1909). After Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). General Sir John Moore (1761-1809) commanded the British forces at the Battle of Corunna (La Coruna), Peninsular War, Spain 16 January 1809. Retreating from a much larger French army commanded by Marshal Soult, the British were able to hold the French off long enough to be evacuated by sea. Moore was mortally wounded in the battle. He was the subject of Charles Wolfe's poem The Burial of Sir John Moore, published in 1817. From British Military Prints, by Ralph Nevill. [The Connoisseur, London, 1909]
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