Then followed a week of street-fighting and madness such as Europe had not seen since the peninsular war.
But the peninsular war, in the historical sense, was not yet over.
He is described by Napier, the historian of the peninsular war, as having developed "an extraordinary genius for war."
To this may be added a noble and gentle deed of Ney during the same peninsular war.
But the peninsular war was actually a triumph for British arms.
He was present in almost every engagement of the peninsular war.
The Henry, sent out with army stores during the peninsular war, was caught on the northern coast of Spain in a furious storm.
Long afterwards Soult himself acknowledged it was the most splendid episode of the peninsular war.
For the peninsular war he received 1000, but the copyright remained the property of the publisher.
Napier has performed that task in his immortal work upon the peninsular war.