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295 페이지 - Lugard's attack on the llth was pressed forward in like manner. " The operation had now become one of engineering character, and the most earnest endeavours were made to save the infantry from being hazarded before due preparation had been made.
61 페이지 - That in all that Territory ceded by France to the United States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of Thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, not included within the limits of the state contemplated by this act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the parties shall have been duly convicted, shall be and is hereby forever prohibited.
294 페이지 - Outram was directed to push his advance up the left bank of the Goomtee, while the troops in the position of Dilkoosha remained at rest till it should have become apparent that the first line of the enemy's works, or the rampart running along the canal, and abutting on the Goomtee, had been turned. The works may be briefly described as follows...
95 페이지 - No single canal in Europe has attained to half the magnitude of this Indian work. It nearly equals the aggregate length of the four greatest canals in France. It greatly exceeds all the first-class canals of Holland together ; and it is greater, by nearly one-third, than the greatest navigation canal in the United States of America.
59 페이지 - Order of the Bath. He was appointed by Government a member of the Council of the London University. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, and a member of learned societies in Edinburgh, Dublin, and in several foreign cities. Three times he had been elected Lord Hector of Marischal College, Aberdeen.
388 페이지 - Chenab, nnd to convey to him the assurance of his satisfaction with, and his best thanks for, the judicious arrangements by which he was enabled, with comparatively little loss, to carry into execution his plans for the passage of that difficult river, and for compelling the retreat of the Sikh army from the formidable position which they occupied on its further bank, after they had been engaged, and beaten back by the forces under Major-General Sir Joseph Thackwell. The result of...
387 페이지 - ... daylight remained, I deemed it safer to remain in my position than attempt to drive back an enemy so strongly posted on their right and centre, with the prospect of having to attack their entrenched position afterwards. From this position the Sikhs began to retire at about 12 o'clock at night, as was afterwards ascertained , and as was conjectured by the barking of the dogs in their rear.
296 페이지 - Lordship the name of an officer to whom, not only as commanding general, but to whom, in truth, the Service at large is under great obligation — Major-General Mansfield, the chief of the staff — whose labour has been unceasing, whose abilities are of the highest order, and have been of the greatest use to me during the campaign. It is impossible for me to praise this officer too highly, or to recommend him sufficiently to the protection of your Lordship and of the Government.
297 페이지 - Alumbagh in position, and was well disposed by that officer to resist the enemy's demonstration on the 16th instant. "To Major-general Sir Archdale Wilson, KCB, my warmest acknowledgments are due for the effective manner in which he commanded the artillery division. The four corps — the naval brigade, the royal artillery, the Bengal artillery, and the Madras artillery worked with the greatest harmony under his happy direction as one regiment. The merits of Sir Archdale Wilson are too widely known...
296 페이지 - This is not the place for a description of the various buildings successively sapped into or stormed; suffice it to say, that they formed a range of massive palaces and walled courts of vast extent, equalled perhaps, but certainly not surpassed in any capital in Europe. Every outlet had been covered by a work, and on every side were prepared barricades and loopholed parapets. The extraordinary industry evinced by the enemy in this respect has been really unexampled. Hence the absolute necessity for...

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