British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Dunlop, James 

By: Ron McGuigan

 

Dunlop, James  (19 June 1759 - 30 March 1832)

Son of Lieutenant Colonel Francis Dunlop. Younger brother of  Colonel Andrew Dunlop.

Lieutenant 82nd Foot* 1778, Captain 82nd Foot* 1782, Half-pay 1784-1787, Captain 76th Foot 1788, Captain 77th Foot 1788, Brevet Major 1794, Major 77th Foot 1795, Lieutenant-Colonel 77th Foot 1797, Lieutenant-Colonel 59th Foot 1804,  Brevet Colonel 1803, Brigadier General on the Staff 1804-1808, Major General 1810, Lieutenant General 1814.

* disbanded 1784

Early Service: North America 1778-1783 and prisoner of war 1779-1780, West Indies 1784, India 1787-1800 and wounded at Seringapatam 1799. Home Staff 1804-1808.

Peninsular War: Commanded brigade 5th Division November 1810-February 1811 and April-May 1811. Temporarily commanded 5th Division February-April 1811 and May-October 1811.  Invalided home due to ill health 1811.

MP 1813-1826. Colonel of  the 75th Foot 1827-1832

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2008

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