Pennefather sentence example

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  • But already General Pennefather, commanding the division, had pushed forward one body of his infantry after another down the forward slope, near the foot of which they encountered the Russians in great force.
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  • Soimonov himself, however, formed up some 9000 men, who drove back the British left wing - for the whole of Pennefather's force at the time was no more than 3600 men.
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  • But the right wing, not as yet attacked, either by Soimonov or by Pavlov, held on to its positions on the forward slope, and a column of Russian sailors and marines, .who had been placed under Soimonov's command and had moved up the Careenage Ravine to turn the British left, were caught, just as they emerged on to the plateau in rear of Pennefather's line, between two bodies of British troops hurrying to the scene of action.
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  • Pennefather had been reinforced by the Guards' brigade and a few smaller units.
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