The Military Roads in Scotland
This text is a history of the military roads in both the Highlands and the south-west of Scotland. It offers an account of the building of the roads, and includes details of the difficulties encountered and the construction techniques used by General Wade and his lesser-known successor, Major Caulfield. This information is supported by a description of the military roads that have survived to the present day, accompanied by maps and references.
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