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the witness gives a small descriptive of the Alma battle Inkerman and the seige

only saw the Heavy brigade charge the light Brigade Charge was out of view.
However there is evidence of "problems"
with young cavalry staff officers even prior to the catastrophe regarding orders.(page 136)

Most of the letters are written from Camp, Battery no.4 north of Balaclava north of Kadiokoi.Great detail on administrtional deficiences and french better organised.Much on the seige and even mentions railway etc.

Frenchmans Hill was also known as Gordons Battery (later to be the famous Gordon of Khartoum/Chinese Gordon )