Document ReferenceOs C 238
TitleCopy of letter from W.G. Romaine, Sebastopol, Crimea, Russia to S.C. Denison; 28 Dec. 1854
Date28 December 1854
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that lack of transport is delaying recommencement of siege [of Sebastopol] as men are having to bring supplies on foot from Balaclava; comments on conditions for troops; comments that horses are dying and goods are stockpiled at Balaclava; states that roads in bad condition and conditions will worsen with frost; refers to French artillery.

Autograph note on f 1r reads 'copy from W.G. Romaine Judge Advocate with the Army to Ste: Denison Esq Depy Judge Advocate London'.
Termweather, Crimea
animals, horses
transport, of troops
wars, Crimean War 1853-6
military campaigns, Siege of Sebastopol 1854-5
armies, French, armed forces

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA991Somerset; Fitzroy J.H. (1788-1855); 1st Baron Raglan1788-1855
NA9814Romaine; William G. (1815-1893); Mr; lawyer1815-1893
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA16368Calvert; Henry H. (-1882); Mr; diplomatic consul in Near East-1882
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