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The Madras Artillery consisted of:
History of the Madras Artillery
The origins of the artillery companies are detailed in the Madras European Foot Artillery article.
- Searching * Explore the British Library indicates many catalogued resources on the subject of the Madras Artillery.
- "The Dress Regulations of the Madras Artillery, 1842" by P. E. Abbott. Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research Volume 53,1975, pages 27-47. A detailed description of the uniforms of all ranks. Read online for free on the website Jstor.org, subject to registration with Jstor.org, and restrictions apply. For more details about Jstor, and the restrictions, see the page Miscellaneous tips. Alternatively you may be able to log in with a Library card.
Historical books online
- A list of the officers who have served in the Madras Artillery, from its formation in 1748 down to 1861, in which year it was amalgamated with the Royal Artillery : giving the dates of their appointment, promotion, retirement, death, etc. compiled by Major John Henry Leslie, Royal Artillery (Retired List) 1900 Hathi Trust Digital Library.
- History of the Services of the Madras Artillery, with a Sketch of the Rise of the Power of the East India Company in Southern India by Peter James Begbie (1852) Volume 1 (to 1810) Google Books. Volume 2 1853 Archive.org, Public Library of India Collection. Chapters covering the period from 1811.
- The Madras Soldier 1746-1946 by Lt.-Col. E G Phythian-Adams Revised and enlarged edition 1947 Archive.org. Includes Chapter VI
- Artillery page 140
- The Chief Secretary: Madras Diaries of Alexander Falconar 1790-1809 Edited by N S Ramaswami 1983. Tamil Digital Library. Also contains a Notebook/Diary of Artillery Lieutenant Matthew Campbell 1821-1830 page 67. Includes on page 77 a list of Campbell's clothes, and also other items relating to military technical matters. Based on diaries found in India. Also available mirror version Archive.org, includes Matthew Campbell.
- "Journal During the Chinese Expedition in 1841 and 1842" by an Officer of the Royal Artillery. [Most likely the Officer was then part of the Madras Artillery]. Colburn’s United Service Magazine 1877 and 1878. 1877 Part III p 511-516 Google Books; 1878 Part I: p 105, p 224-36, p 506-11 HathiTrust Digital Library; Part II: p 99-105, p 352-58, p 502-8 Google Books; Part III: page 102 Archive.org.
- The Artilleryman's Drill Assistant, Consisting of ... Questions and Answers for ... Drill Instructors of Artillery Recruits by A F Oakes, Captain, Assistant Adjutant General of the Madras Artillery. Third Edition 1845 Google Books 1841 edition Google Books.
- Revised Instructions and Regulations for Field Battery Exercise and Movements for the Madras Regiment of Artillery by Captain A F Oakes of the Madras Artillery. Third edition 1846 Google Books
- Instructions and Regulations for Artillery ... for the Madras Regiment of Artillery by Captain A F Oakes of the Madras Horse Brigade Third Edition 1847 Google Books
- The Young Artillery Officer's Assistant, Etc by A F Oakes, Captain, Madras Horse Brigade. Compiled for the use of the Madras Artillery Depot 1847 Google Books
- The Officer's Assistant Connected with Guard Duties, Showing the Corresponding Motions of the Musket, Sword and Carbine, with Memoranda on Other Subjects, Etc by A F Oakes Captain, H A , Director of the Madras Artillery Depot of Instruction 1851 Google Books
- The Course of Instruction in Laboratory Work, and Directions for Making Percussion Caps; Also an Explanation of the Various Instruments in Use with the Madras Artillery Artillery Depot of Instruction, St Thomas’ Mount, January 1847 Google Books
- On the Organization, Equipment and Proportion of Ordnance for the Madras Artillery, Relatively with the Artilleries of Bengal and Bombay, 1849 1849 Google Books
- Questions and answers on guard and sentry drill, selected from the general regulations of the Madras Army by Edward Thomas Fasken. Quarter Master and Interpreter 5th Battalion Artillery 1850 Google Books
- Miscellaneous Exercises and Questions on Artillery, chiefly with reference to the Madras Gunner's Assistant by John William Croggan, Madras Artillery 1856 Google Books