The Life and Opinions of Major-General Sir Charles Metcalfe MacGregor K.C.B., C.S.I., C.I.E., Quartermaster-General in India.
Edited by Lady MacGregor. Edinburgh William Blackwood & Sons 1888
First edition Two volumes, pp.xvii, 367; ix, 438, 2 frontispieces, 6 maps, 5 folding. A superb set bound in full contemporary calf, gilt, for presentation as the Stewart Memorial Prize at Cheltenham College.
MacGregor was one of the most distinguished officers of his generation. He served in the Mutiny, the Bhutan campaigns (1864-66) and in Afghanistan, but was perhaps best known for his long service in Central Asia. The earlier sections are drawn from his letters to his father; after 1869, selections are taken from MacGregor's own journal.