From Korti To Khartum; A Journal Of The Desert March From Korti To Gubat And The Ascent Of The Nile…

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bySir Charles William Wilson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1886. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... "It will, I hope, reach Abu-Ahmed about the 10th February, Berber about the 22d February, and Shendy about the 5th March. "I have not calculated on its meeting with any serious opposition before Berber. "Lord Wolseley's force will commence to reach Matammeh the 16th January, and should be concentrated there with sixty days' supplies by the 2d March. If we hire many camels this date may be anticipated. "REDVERS BULLER, Major- General. "8th January 1885." APPENDIX VI. Approximate Distribution of Troops in the Desert on the 8th January 1885. Sir H. Stewart's column :-- Staff, 8 6 Naval Brigade, .... 5 53 19th Hussars 9 121 Heavy Camel Regiment, . . 24 376 DISTRIBUTION OF TROOPS. 305 r.m ST.-C. Officers Officers. and Men Mounted Infantry Camel Regi- ment 21 336 Royal Artillery 4 39 Royal Sussex Regiment, . . 16 401 Essex Regiment, ... 3 65 Commissariat and Transport, . 5 72 Medical Staff, .... 3 50 Total, . . 98 1509 In addition to the above there were 304 natives, 2228 camels, and 155 horses. Colonel Stanley Clarke's convoy en route for Jakdul:-- 10 officers and 106 men of the Light Camel Regiment, and 1120 camels. At the Wells of Howeiyat:-- Mounted Infantry Camel Regiment--3 officers, 30 men, and 33 camels. At Jakdul:-- Officers. Men. Guards Camel Regiment, . . . 19 365 Royal Engineers, .... 2 25 Medical Staff, 1 10 22 400 And 20 camels. The detachment of the Essex Regiment was left at Howeiyat, and the Mounted Infantry went on with Sir H. Stewart's column. The Guards U Camel Eegiment at Jakdul was relieved by a strong detachment of the Eoyal Sussex, and went on with the column to Abu Klea. APPENDIX VII. General Gordon to the Officer Commanding H.M. Troops. "Kartoum, 20 Oct. '84. "Sir,--I have sent the steamers 'Saphia,' 'Mansourah,'Bordeen,' 'Talataween,' 'Tewfi...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1886. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... "It will, I hope, reach Abu-Ahmed about the 10th February, Berber about the 22d February, and Shendy about the 5th March. "I have not...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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