Day By Day At Lucknow; A Journal Of The Siege Of Lucknow

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byAdelaide Case

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... than sacrifice so many lives, now so valuable. All felt our force was not equal to the emergency. Never shall I forget the scene that day. We dined in a very large room, if you can call it a room at all; the walls were not even white-washed, and there was no matting or any thing to cover the ground. The only light came through the large door, and near this we placed the table. The goats were kept at one end at night, and the other end was filled with Colonel Inglis's boxes. The confusion baffles description. The day General Havelock dined with us poor Colonel Campbell, 90th Regiment, lay wounded, a very little distance from the table. Sunday, 27th. Every one was to-day out of spirits; in fact, we felt we were not relieved, but only reinforced. A party, consisting of one hundred men, and eighteen of the 82nd, commanded by Captain Warner, went out to try and get some of the enemy's guns. The guns were not taken, but two were spiked. The portion of the 90th left behind with the baggage did not come in. They have intrenched themselves about four miles outside the city in a very good position, at a place called Alumbagh, and are doing very well and receiving reinforcements. I felt more depressed on Monday the 28th than I had done since I have been shut up, but Hope soon rose again, and I cannot feel long desponding. We must put our trust in Him who has protected us so long; and although we have undergone much discomfort, we have much to be thankful for. Till the relieving force came in, we were not reduced in our rations ; it is only now we are. Colonel Inglis had got in some supplies of his own, and with Mrs. Inglis's good management, I think that we shall not starve. Sugar and arrowroot have for some time past come almost to an end, but we still manage to ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... than sacrifice so many lives, now so valuable. All felt our force was not equal to the emergency. Never shall I forget the s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217463371

ISBN - 13:9780217463379

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