I Am The Monarch
Just added this gem to my Suggested Reading list. Check it out.
IATM is a Korean Light Novel that is set in the medieval era of a different world. Over 20 years ago, Roan, set out from home to pursue his dream of becoming a mighty General, but ends up dying as a Spearman on some forgotten battlefield. However he is given a second chance, when his consciousness is set back in time to when he first became a soldier. He died a lowly spearman when he aimed to be a General, this time he aims to become a Monarch.