Hamley sentence example
- Hamley in command at Alexandria, Sir G.
- on the 12th of September the advance of about 15,000 men commenced; the 1st division, under Lieutenant-General Willis, was on the right, and the 2nd division, under Lieutenant-General Hamley, was on the left.
- The forces engaged are stated by Hamley (War in the Crimea) as, French and Turks, 35,000 infantry, with 68 guns; British, 2 3, 000 infantry, l000 cavalry and 60 guns; Russians, 33,000 infantry, 3 800 cavalry and 120 guns; by the Austrian writer Berndt (Zahl im Kriege) the allied forces are reckoned at 57,000 men with 108 guns, and the Russians at 33,600 men with 96 guns.
- He had lost 5700 men (Berndt and Hamley).