The Story of the Campaign: A Complete Narrative of the War in Southern Russia

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Gould and Lincoln, 1855 - 184 pagina's
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Pagina 78 - Russian force was before them ; a body of cavalry interposed to cut off their retreat ; and, assailed on every side by every arm, and their ranks utterly broken, they were compelled to fight their way through, and to regain our position under the same artillery fire that had crashed into their advance. Singly, and in two's and three's, these gallant horsemen returned, some on foot, some wounded, some supporting a wounded comrade. The same fire which had shattered their ranks had reached the heavy...
Pagina 71 - The interest excited by a contest of artillery, without decided advantage on either side, soon languishes ; and in a few days the thunder of the bombardment was almost unheeded. But the troops in the trenches and batteries were hardly worked, and exposed by day incessantly to a tremendous fire. The space in the magazines in our batteries was at first insufficient to hold ammunition for the day's consumption, and to take in fresh supplies formed one of the most trying duties which artillerymen can...

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