My lads, 10th Hussars flanked by the 9th Bengal Lancers.
Cavalry moving up with the 28th Bengal Infantry to the right and
the Royal Marine Light Infantry to the fore
It's a long way to go to the Governor's residence
The going gets rough
The Bengal lancers get stuck into the Fuzzy Wuzzys who threaten the column;
spear and ask questions later seems to be the call of the day
28th Bengal Infantry and the 10th Hussars moving up
while the Bengal lancers do their bit for Queen and Country
Exactly - Where the bloody hell did they get that from...
The cavalry push on, bravely ignoring the cannon.
The flanking fire was...
The Imperial cavalry are now bogged down in rough terrain
The whole relief force looks strung out
The 3rd Battalion Egyptian Foot look in dire straits
Bengal lancers engage the Mahdist cavalry
The enemy are repelled
The enemy come back
And are driven off again
The relief column, now more of a line, continue their advance to rescue the Governor
The Governor and his wife watches as Mahdist cavalry swarm around
The cavalry, under my command, push back the enemy
The Colonel of the 10th Hussars pleads with the Governor to leave,
but he refuses to budge to such lowly authority.
Luckily the Major-General is on his way.
The 10th Hussars smash into the Madhist infantry
The Colonel gets a whiff of ???
It smells like victory
The Governor agrees to be escorted from the field by the brave beau sabres of the 10th Hussars.
He says it's just like hunting with the hounds