Appendix to the Notes Relative to the Late Transactions in the Marhatta Empire

Appendix to the Notes Relative to the Late Transactions in the Marhatta Empire

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1804 edition. Excerpt: ...right wi-ngzunderMajor General Ware, was destinedto assaulythe village of Mohaulpoor, and to turn the encmy's right flank, which since the morninghad been thrown back, leaving a" considerable space between it and the rivulet.-The enemy had formed their infantry into two lines, with their right thrown back, 'the first line to the eastward and covering the village of Mohaulpoogand the se; ' r-, cond _ cond to the westward of that village. Their eavalry, was to the right of their position. The second column of British infantry composed of the left wing, under Major General St. John w'as_ ordered to support the first 'c0lumn. The third. brigade of eavalry under Colonel Macan was directed to support the infantry; _ si Licutenant Colonel J.Vandeleur, with the second brigade of eavalry, 'was detached to the right of the British army to watch the enemy's lest, to avail himself of any confusion of the enemy's line, and do attack them upon their retreat. The first brigade of eavalry under-Lieutenant Colonel Gordon, (who succeeded to the command on the death of Colonel Vandeleury) composed the reserve, anssd 'was formed between the Qd and 3d brigades. As many of the field pieces of the British army' as could bebrouglit up, together with the galloper' guns altached to the, eavalry, formed sour different batteries to snpport the attack of the infant-ry.. 'At the expiration of the time which General Lake had allowed the enemy to determine on a 'surrenderof_ their guns, no reply having been received srorssn the enemy, the 'British infantry advanced to the attack, moving along the banks ofthe rivulet throughhigh grassgand broken ground, which afforded cover, As soon as the British inlsszmtry became exposed to the enezmy's guns, the four British...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236916727
  • 9781236916723