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date: 24 October 2019

Chesney, Charles Cornwallislocked

(1826–1876)
  • Stanley Lane-Poole
  • , revised by James Falkner

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Chesney, Charles Cornwallis (1826–1876), army officer and military historian, was a nephew of General Francis Rawdon Chesney, in whose house he was born, and to whom he owed his first advance in life. He was the son of another Charles Cornwallis Chesney (1791–1830)...

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