1. Introduction2. The Start of a Military Career (1853–1878)3. Recognition in Afghanistan (1878–1884)4. The Making of a General: War and the Occupation of Upper Burma (1885–1889)5. On the Edge of Empire: Baluchistan (1889–1892)6. Commander-in-Chief, India: Administrator (1893–1898)7. Commander-in-Chief, India: Campaigns (1893–1898)8. The Outbreak of the South African War (1899)9. The Defender of Ladysmith (1899–1900)10. Ending a Career on the Rock (1900–1912)11. Conclusion
Stephen M. Miller is Adelaide C. and Alan L. Bird Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Maine, USA. His research focuses on the British Army and the South African War.