The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Napier, Sir William
Brother of the conqueror of Sinde; entered the army at the age of 15, served all through the Peninsular War, and wrote, besides the "Conquest of Sinde," the "History of the Peninsular War," a celebrated work, written from intimate knowledge of the events and with matchless graphic power (1785-1860).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Napier, Sir William'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/napier-sir-william.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.