British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Mitchell, Hugh Henry
By: Ron McGuigan
Mitchell, Hugh Henry (9 June 1770
- 20 April 1817 )
Volunteer, Ensign 101st Foot* 1782, Lieutenant
101st Foot* 1783, Half-pay 1785-1786, Lieutenant 26th
Foot 1786, Captain 26th Foot 1795, Major 26th Foot 1804, Lieutenant
Colonel 26th Foot 1805, Half-pay, Lieutenant Colonel 51st Foot 1811,
Brevet Colonel 1813.
Early Service: India 1782-1784, British North
America 1787-1800, Egypt 1801.
Peninsular War: with his regiment 1811-1814.
May have temporarily commanded a brigade in the 7th Division for short
periods during the war.
Other Service: Commanded 4th Brigade Flanders and
France and at Waterloo 1815.
on the Napoleon Series: May 2008; updated May 2012
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