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24th Punjab Infantry 7th Rajputs advance on Pekin allied forces American appeared arrived attack August bivouacked boat column Boxers British officers bullets Captain carried cavalry CHAPTER Chien-men Gate China Chinese city Chinese Dragon city walls Claude Macdonald close colours command dragons enclosure enemy enemy's European farther Field Battery Forbidden City French front Gaselee Ghurkas ground guard guns halted Hatamen heat heavy fire high crops Hong Kong Hoshiwu houses Indian army Japanese Jemadar killed large number Legation Lieutenant looked lying marines Maxim Maxim guns miles moved musketry native officers night number of Chinese owing palace passed Pei-ho Pei-tsang piled arms pugaree quarters railway embankment regiment rest rifles river bank road Royal Welsh Fusiliers Russian seen sentries Sepoys shells shot side sight Sikhs sluice gate soldiers sowars street Subadar Tartar city Temple of Heaven Tientsin told village Winter Palace wounded
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Page 209 - PM a breathless messenger from the Tartar City Wall arrived to say that foreign troops were under the City Wall opposite the Water Gate. I immediately followed him, and arrived in time to receive General Gaselee and his staff as they came through the
Page 49 - a vigorous forward movement of the Japanese against the entrenchments, supported on the right by the British. The brunt of the action fell on the Japanese, who attacked and stormed line after line in the most gallant manner.
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Page 209 - by the rest of the besieged garrison. The regiment which first entered the Legation Quarter was the 7th Rajputs under Major Vaughan. With them was Major Scott of the 3rd Sikhs, attached to the ist Sikhs, with a few men of this regiment. This officer with several men ran along the Canal Road from the south bridge to the gateway opposite the First Secretary's house, and
Page 49 - twentyfive. The Chinese rout was complete, and before noon they had entirely disappeared, having fled to the left bank of the river. The other allied forces were scarcely engaged
Page 118 - Three times during the night it was necessary to call up the reserves in support of the firing line, the attacks being more frequent than on any previous night.