Stuart Reid (born 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland) is a writer, analyst and former soldier.
His writing focuses on military history, particularly from the 18th and 19th centuries. Reid's own ancestors served in the British Army and the East India Company, who fought at, among other places and sites, Culloden, Bunker Hill, and the Texas Revolution. He has advised on historical re-enactments for the benefit of film companies and appeared in a number of documentaries.
He has two sons and currently lives in North Tyneside.
His books include the following -
- Killiecrankie, 1689: First Jacobite Rising (Partizan Press, 1989)
- King George's Army, 1740-93, Vol. 2 (Osprey, 1995)
- All the King's Armies: a military history of the English Civil War (1998)
- Scots Armies of the English Civil War (Osprey, 1999)
- Wellington's Army in the Peninsula 1809-14 (Osprey, 2004)
- Dunbar 1650: Cromwell's Most Famous Victory (Osprey, 2004)
- Quebec 1759: The Battle That Won Canada
- British Redcoat 1740-1815
- King George's Army 1740-93
- Queen Victoria's Highlanders
- Battles of the Scottish Lowlands (Battlefield Britain)
- Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46 (Osprey, 2012)
- Crown Covenant and Cromwell: The Civil Wars in Scotland 1639 - 1651 (Frontline Books, 2012)
- Sheriffmuir 1715 (Frontline Books, 2014)