Document ReferenceOs C 240
TitleNotes by J.E. Denison concerning Sir H.J.W. Bentinck and Crimean War; 21 Jan. 1855
Date21 January 1855
Extent8 ff
Content DescriptionConsists of notes on Crimean war; refers to enquiry into undertaking of Crimean expedition; asks if order came from Government or Lord Raglan; comments on siege of Sebastopol; states that Raglan blames Lord Lucan for disaster [at Balaclava]; discusses cavalry advance and states that Captain Nolan rode with order; lists events leading to cavalry charge; refers to cavalry at Battle of Alma under Lord Cardigan; contrasts French and English armies in Spain and Crimea; refers to Sir George Cathcart's death.
Termwars, Crimean War 1853-6
military campaigns, Siege of Sebastopol 1854-5
armies, British, armed forces
armies, French, armed forces
battles, Battle of Alma 1854
battles, Battle of Balaclava 1854

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA991Somerset; Fitzroy J.H. (1788-1855); 1st Baron Raglan1788-1855
NA9815Bingham; George C. (1800-1888); 3rd Earl of Lucan; field-marshal1800-1888
NA9816Nolan; Lewis E. (1818-1854); Captain1818-1854
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA986Albert (1819-1861); Prince Consort; (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; husband of Queen Victoria)1819-1861
NA6294Brudenell; James T. (1797-1868); 7th Earl of Cardigan; M.P.1797-1868
NA9817Cathcart; George (1794-1854); Sir1794-1854
NA9818Bentinck; Henry J.W. (1796-1878); Sir; general 18671796-1878
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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