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History of the war in Russia and Turkey; With a geogr., historical, and descriptive account of the Russian and Turkish Empires. Illustr. with engravings of remarkable incidents, maps, plans, portr.

History of the war in Russia and Turkey; With a geogr., historical, and descriptive account of the Russian and Turkish Empires. Illustr. with engravings of remarkable incidents, maps, plans,  portr.
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  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Pages:552
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):2.2
  • Dimensions (in):9.7 x 7.4 x 1.1
  • Publication Date:June 26, 2012
  • ISBN:1236467779
  • EAN:9781236467775
  • ASIN:1236467779
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ... war, whilst the 'Volunteers of the Charter' sang "La Marseillaise," they fell on the Kabyles. arrested them in their attack upon the wearied French; and then, retiring from eminence to eminence, covering the march of the troops, they enabled the whole force to reach the farm of Mouzai'a, where it established itself without the loss of one trophy.--This was only the commencement of a series of gallant deeds, performed under the command of De Lamoriciere, Bugeaud, Canrobert, and others, to detail which would be to write the history of the Algerian campaigns. It is said to be to De Lamoriciere that they owe much of their specific character; but their bearing under all was valiant and daring; and, to "the personal intelligence which is characteristic of irregular troops," they have, by degrees, added "all the solidity and precision of the most brilliant regiment." The siege of Constantine was the great feature in their history. They marched at the head of the first columu of assault, and greatly contributed to the victory. A large portion of them, when Abd-el-Kader raised the standard for a Holy War, left their colours, and joined that chief, carrying into his ranks the advantages of that military instruction they had received. But the regiment did not lose in strength. It had been, before, reinforced by a battalion of volunteers, who had defended the citadel of Tlemcen, in 1836; and, when hostilities broke out with Abd-el-Kader, it received another large accession of recruits. In the invasion of his territory, the Zouaves formed part of the first division, under the Duke of Orleans; and, engaged in every battle, the well-known sounds of their drums and trumpets were familiar to the whole army. They shared in every...

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