The Boys' Nelson The Story of Nelson
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The Boys' Nelson The Story of Nelson

By Harold F. B. Wheeler
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Table of Contents
  • THE STORY OF NELSON
  • THE BOYS’ NELSON
  • Foreword
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Chapter I—Boyhood and First Years at Sea (1758–1773)
  • CHAPTER II A Hero in the Making (1773–1783)
  • CHAPTER III Pleasure in France and Work in the West Indies (1783–1793)
  • CHAPTER IV The Beginning of the Great War (1793–1794)
  • CHAPTER V “I wish to be an Admiral” (1795–96)
  • CHAPTER VI Nelson’s First Great Fight: The Battle of Cape St Vincent (1797)
  • CHAPTER VII From Triumph to Failure: The Attempt on Santa Cruz (1797)
  • CHAPTER VIII In Chase of the French Fleet (1798)
  • CHAPTER IX The Battle of the Nile 1798
  • CHAPTER X The Neapolitan Court and Lady Hamilton
  • CHAPTER XI The Neapolitan Rebels and their French Allies (1799)
  • CHAPTER XII Nelson in Temporary Command (1799–1800)
  • CHAPTER XIII Disobedience to Orders
  • CHAPTER XIV The Campaign of the Baltic (1800–1)
  • CHAPTER XV The Battle of Copenhagen (1801)
  • CHAPTER XVI The Threatened Invasion of England (1801)
  • CHAPTER XVII The Vigil off Toulon (1803)
  • CHAPTER XVIII Twelve weary Months in the Mediterranean (1804)
  • CHAPTER XIX The Crisis (1805)
  • CHAPTER XX Nelson’s Last Command (1805)
  • CHAPTER XXI The Rout in Trafalgar Bay (1805)
  • Index of Proper Names
  • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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