Второй том роскошного некогда издания истории войн девятнадцатого столетия рассматривает войны 20-30 годов. В основном уделено внимание колониальным войнам британской империи, но авторы, полковник британской службы Арчибальд Форбс и его друзья, не обходят и другие европейские страны. Книга обильно проиллюстрирована портератми военачальников, офицеров, картами, схемами, литографиями, на которых представлены различные боевые сцены.
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Taking the column on its right, the Northamptonshire poured a tremendous volley into it and of the disaster about to closed with the bayonet. Colonel Donellan fell mortally wounded near the gruesome masses of dead guardsmen, 600 of whom were slaughtered there but even in his agony the line old man remembered his regiment, and raising his three-cornered Nivernois hat the last seen in our service he desired Major Middlemore to take command, sinking back with dimmed eyes as the stout fellows faded from his sight for ever.
All was ready for a third assault, and the date was fixed for the 6th July. But already Pemberton was thinking of making terms. He had canvassed- the opinions of his leading his ; THE FALL OF VICKSBURG. generals as to surrender, and on the 3rd July he sent out a flag of truce with proposals to Grant. The end was at Pemberton, hand. \ious to save the further eflfu- the appointment of commissioners to arrange for the capitulation. Grant replied stiffly that he could accept nothing sion of blood," asked for Pemberton deand said hostilities would be resumed.
In the meantime the land attack was being developed, but the marshy nature of the ground rendered rapid progress difficult to the troops. Suddenly the Chinese made a remarkably plucky from the east gate of the citadel, catching the French on the left flank. For a few minutes Panic-stricken, the Alit was touch-and-go. But Courbet promptly gerian troops broke. ordered forward all his artillery, and in the face of the storm of shot and shell which was poured into their ranks the enemy gave wav and fled.
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