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26 War Services of the General Officers.
paniod the battalion to Canada, and was actively employed on the Frontiers, and frequently iu
command of gunboats on Lake Chainplain. On the Uth Sept. 1814 he was engaged on board
the Confiancc, in one of the most severe actions fought during the war, in which Commcdore
1) iwnie (the captain of the ship), Captain Anderson, R.M., and 41 men were l<illed, end
upwards of 100 wounded, out of a complement of 2G0. He also served the Syrian campaign
(Medal) of 1840, including the attack and capture of Sidon, capture of Beyrout, bombardment
of Acre, and other desultory services. lias received the War Medal with ime Clasp.
80 Major General Dames served in the GGth Rogt. in Canada during the rebellion of 1837-38.
Served in tlie 37th in Ceylon, and was sent on to India with 500 men of the Regf. in June 1837,
on the outbreak of the mutiny. At Ghuzeepore disarmed a regiment of Naiive Infantry, the
Dinapore mutineers threatening that station. "Was besieged at Azimghur by Koer Sing's force,
and had his horse shot under him while making a sortie for the purpose of taking a gun that
was constantly firing on our entrenchments (Mtdalj.
81 Major General Cartwright served the campaigns of 1813 and 14 with the 6l8t, including
the battUs of the Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, and Toulouse, for which he has received the
Silver War Medil with five Clasps. Served the campaign of 1815 with the 10th Ilussars, and
was present at the battle of Waterloo.
82 Major General Gore served the campaign of 1815 with the 30th, and was slightly
wounded at Waterloo.
83 Major General Goodsman served in the Peninsula with the 61st, and was wounded at
Talavera, for which battle he has received the War Medal with one Clasp.
84 Major General Pringle Taylor proceeded in 1811 to join the 22nd Dragoons in the East
Indies, where he served until their return to Europe and disbandment, 25th October 1820. He
was in the field in 1815 and 16, and during the whole of the Mahratta war in 1817, 18, and 19;
the published official records show that his conduct v/as conspicuous in the Brigade Cavalry
actions of Biicktowlie and of Nagnorc, and of Ashta (20th Feb. 1818), when he incurred, as
Brigade Major, the responsibility of countermanding the retreat and ordering measures which
terminated in the entire defeat of the Ps'ishwa, the death of the gallant Gokla, and the rescue
of the Kajah of Satarrah, the most influential events in terminating the war. At the siege of
Capaul-droog, he commanded a battery at the storm (13th May 1819), he blew open the first
gate with a galloper gun of the 22nd Dragoons, and heading thq Forlorn Hope, he stormed in
succession the five distinct circles of fortifications, every man and officer of his party being
either killed or wounded j he received at the summit of that strong hill fort, ut the moment of
success in its capture, a shot through his lungs and body that killed the Grenadier behind him.
The Governor-General of India specially recommended him to favourable consideration for his
services in India. In 1823 and 24 he was employed in the Cape Cavalry against the Caffres.
In Jan. 1841 he was relieved from a bullet which had been in his body since 1819. In Aug.
1846 his life was imperilled from a surgical operation consequent upon the passage of some
cloth driven into him by a shot. In Nov. 1848 he was relieved from a piece of bone broken in
his boily l)y a shot. From April 1854 to Dec. 1857 he was a Colonel on the Staff at the Cape
of Good Hope, where at a period of peculiar difficulty and imminently threatened war he com¬
manded in Kuffraria then under martial law. In 1827 he was sent to England from Malta to
establish discipline in a corps that had fired at and nearly killed their Adjutant, their insubordina¬
tion sustained by a turbulent mob at a period ot popular excitement. He took command and
the battalion shot him three times on the public parade, they fired into his windows and shot
tlirough the cheek a field aide who stood behind him. Without calling in other troo])s be sup¬
pressed the mutiny, and alone he overawed the fury of the mob. The approbation of bis
Majiu' General was submitted by his Lt.General to the Horse Guards, and elicited through the
Adjutant General the Sovereign's record that " the decided and necessary measures to which he
bad resorted had efttctuolly repressed the spirit that prevailed when he assumed the command."
85 Major General Cater served in the Peninsula from April 1810 to January 1814, including
the defence of Cadiz, battle of Barrosa, and siege of Tarragona. Served also the campaign of
181.5, including the battle of Waterloo, and taking of Cambray and Paris. Ho has received
the Silver War Medal with one Clasp for Barrosa.
86 Major General Swinburne served with the 1st Guards in Holland under Lord Lyncdoch,
and subsequently in the Peninsula and South of France. Also the campaign of 1815, including
the battloa of Quatro Bras and Waterloo, storming of Pcromie, capture of Paris : at Peronne ho
commanded a storming party. He served afterwards with the Army of Occupatic n in France.
87 Major General Whichcote joined the 52nd as a volunteer in December 1810, and served
with it in the Peninsula, France, and Flanders, and was present in the actions of Sabuga), El
BodoiJ, and Alfayates, sie'ge and storm of Ciudad Rodrigo, and of Badajoz, battle of Salamanca,
retreat from Burgos, battle of Vittoria, action at Vera, battles of the Pyrenees, Nivellc, thelVive,
Orihes, Tarbes, Touhnise, and Waterloo. lie has received the War Medal with nine Clasps.
8S Major General Butler served the campaign of J815 with the 3rd Battalion of the Grena¬
dier Guards, and was present iu the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo (where he carried
the colours) storming of Peronne, and capture of Paris.
89 Major General John Campbell served in the Waterloo campaign with the 44th Foot, and
was wounded at the battle of Quatre Bras. Served as Aide de Camp to Sir William Maclean
in the first Burmese war, and was present at the capture of Rangoon and in several subsequent
actions. Commanded the Brauharnois District during the rebellion in Canada in 1838, and
was promoted to the rank of Lieut. Colonel for his conduct on the occasion.
90 Major General Plomer Young served as Adjutant of the S9th at the capture of the Isle of

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