James Outram: A Biography, 2권

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277 페이지 - Hastily assembled, fatigued by forced marches, but animated by a common feeling of determination to accomplish the duty before them, all ranks of this force have compensated for their small number, in the execution of a most difficult duty, by unceasing exertions.
274 페이지 - The movement of retreat was admirably executed, and was a perfect lesson in such combinations. Each exterior line came gradually retiring through its supports, till at length nothing remained but the last line of infantry and guns, with which I was myself to crush the enemy if he had dared to follow up the pickets. The only line of retreat lay through a long and tortuous lane, and all these precautions were absolutely necessary to ensure the safety of the force.
222 페이지 - Seldom — perhaps never — has it occurred to a Commander-in-Chief to publish and confirm such an order as the following one, proceeding from Major-General Sir James Outram, KCB With such a reputation as Major-General Sir James Outram has won for himself, he can afford to share glory and honour with others. But that does not lessen the value of the sacrifice he has made with such disinterested generosity, in favour of Brigadier-General Havelock, CB, commanding the field force in Oude.
209 페이지 - I shall join you with the reinforcements, but to you shall be left the glory of relieving Lucknow, for which you have already so nobly struggled.
277 페이지 - That ground was won by fighting as hard as it ever fell to the lot of the Commander-in-Chief to witness, it being necessary to bring up the same men over and over again to fresh attacks ; and it is with the greatest gratification that his Excellency declares he never saw men behave better. 5. The storming of the Secundrab&gh and the Shah Nujeef has never been surpassed in daring, and the success of it was most brilliant and complete.
222 페이지 - Seldom, perhaps never, has it occurred to a commander-in-chief to publish and confirm such an order as the following one, proceeding from Major-general Sir James Outram, KCB With such a reputation as Major-general Sir James Outram has won for himself, he can well afford to share glory and honour with others. But that does not lessen the value of the sacrifice he has made, with such disinterested generosity, in favour of Brigadier-general Havelock, CB, commanding the field force in Oude.
221 페이지 - Outram is confident that the great end for which General Havelock and his brave troops have so long and so gloriously fought will now, under the blessing of Providence, be accomplished. " The Major-General, therefore, in gratitude for, and admiration of, the brilliant deeds in arms achieved by General Havelock and his gallant troops, will cheerfully waive his rank on...
274 페이지 - Upon the 20th, fire was opened on the Kaiscrbagh, which gradually increased in importance, till it assumed the character of regular breaching and bombardment. " The Kaiscrbagh was breached in three places by Captain Peel, RN, and I have been told that the enemy suffered much loss within its precincts. Having thus led the enemy to believe that immediate assault was contemplated, orders were issued for the retreat of the garrison through the lines of our pickets, at midnight oa the 22nd.
386 페이지 - Truly was he told in the address which was voted to him by his countrymen at home, ' By men of your stamp was our Indian Empire won ; by men of your stamp must it be preserved...
271 페이지 - Their cheers echoed through the courts of the palace, responsive to the bugle sound, and on they rushed to assured victory.

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