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Meester Cornelis, defended by the French and Dutch combined, in their eyes a wonderful feat.
The following distribution of the artillery and seamen was ordered for the service of the several batteries, under the superintendence of Lieutenant-Colonel Caldwell, Bengal Artillery :a
Captain Napier, Royal Artillery, Commanding the Batteries. No. I.
Twelve Iron eighteen-pounder
Battery. Captain Richards. Captain Dundas. lieutenant Colebrook. Lieutenant Ralf e. Bengal Artillery, 36 men. Royal Artillery, 36 men. Seamen, 96 men. Madras Lascars, 18 men. Bengal Lascars, 18 men.
Eight Iron Eighteen-pounder
Battery. Captain Smith, commanding, lieutenant Munxo, Madras
Artillery. Lieutenant Farrington. Royal Artillery, 18 men. Bengal Artillery, 30 men. Seamen, 64 men. Madras Lascars, 12 men. Bengal Lascars, 12 men.
Advance column in the following order :aSharp Shooters, 14th Regiment, Lieutenant Coghlan. Pioneers Madras, Captain Smithwayte. Grenadier company, 78th Regiment, Captain McLeod.
Right Flank Battalion (Major Miller), consisting of Light Company, 14th Regiment, Captain Stanus. Light Company, J.aVOL. I. Z
No. III. Eight-inch Howitzer Battery. Captain Faithful, commanding. Lieutenant Scott. Bengal Artillery, 18 men. Seamen, 18 men. Bengal Lascars, 12 men.
Eight-inch Mortar Battery. Captain Byers, commanding. Lieutenant Paston. Royal Artillery, 19 men. Seamen, 24 men. Madras Lascars, 16 men.
Two Howitzer Batteries in the Rear of the Right-hand Battery to Fire across the River. Lieutenant Harris, commanding.
Bengal Golandanze, 12 men. Seamen, 20 men. Total men to work the guns, 479.Bengal Golandanze, 12 men. Seamen, 20 men. Total men to work the guns, 479.