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LETTERS FROM HEAD-QUARTERS;
REALITIES OF THE WAR
BY AN OFFICER ON THE STAFF.
IN TWO VOLUMES.-VOL. II.
WITH A PORTRAIT OF LORD RAGLAN, AND PLANS.
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.
Russian sortie Dreadful state of trenches - Sufferings of
troops Council of war - Lord Cardigan resigns his com-
mand - Lord Raglan visits the hospitals - Cholera - Com-
missariat difficulties Lord Raglan's carriage Loss of
cavalry horses - Polish deserters - Sorties from the town
Russian steamers come out of the harbour of Sevastopol -
Colonel Simmons Effective strength of the army -
Raglan is made a field-marshal - More sorties General
Airey Constant rain - Desertions Snow Sir John
Strength of the English army, January 1st, 1855 — French re-
connaissance Sufferings of troops from cold Arrival of
Omer Pasha Bashi-Bazouks "Rows" in Sevastopol -
Russian convicts - Lord Raglan visits the camps - Mortality
in 63rd regiment — English and Russian sentries fraternize
Huts Article in the Times' of December 23rd - Sortie
of the garrison on the lines of the Allies Russian deserters
- Suicide of an English soldier - Flag of truce - Submarine
telegraph Grumbling of the Guards - False statement of
the Times'. Change of weather - Rather a droll story -
Lord Raglan's kindness - Sufferings of Russian troops —
Sortie The lasso The French relieve the English on the