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' Leaving a garrison ofa
2 companies 51st King's Own Light Infantry, 303 men 9th Madras Native Infantry, 2 12-pounder howitzers, ^nder Major Roberts, General Godwin returned to Rangoon. The whole urmese force at once retired on the Irrawaddy, and in a few days 26 head-
en ^ villages came in to offer their services/'
On the 19th May Martaban was attacked by a strong force of Burmans,
Burmese atta k nUIlber fr0I 10000 to l^00^ men. The .
^ay 1852. a aA Au taban' attack was not serious and was easily beaten
off. The guns of the place and the Feroze I urea a heavy fire into their retiring ranks, and completely broke their Ration. They were pursued by the infantry by land and by three 1rs UP the Salween. Numbers fell between the fire of these two parties, by evening the neighbourhood of Martaban was cleared of the Burmans. Although the rains had already set in, General Godwin despatched a June Ped-iion aSainst Pegu, force against Pegu, where a large body of the enemy e were reported to be. The force consisted ofa
100 men 80th Foot, 100 men 67thBengal Native Infantry, 30 men Madras Sappers, lB^r .C0lnmand of Major Cotton, and left Rangoon on the 3rd June rj, Y in the Phlegethon, with the boats of the Fox, under Commander arleton. By nightfall the steamer had reached within 16 miles of Pegu, where Anchored. Next morning the whole party took to the boats and proceeded the After some sharp fighting on the right bank of the Pegu river,
the enerny was driven across it, and the troops proceeded to the attack of |0r, Paeoda, which was stormed after some heavy skirmishing. Next day the
ihcations were destroyed, and the force returned to Rangoon. jjo the early part of July Commander Tarleton left Rangoon with the Wa r ^dia Company's steamer Madura, and being joined on the
9elh Bengal Marine steamers Ma/ianuddee, Proserpine, and Phle-
steamed up the Irrawaddy. At Kanoung they found a force of 1,500 for * 0 Apened fire on them ; but the small squadron after shelling them jj an hour continued its course, and at sunset of the 7th anchored off fcumh01^* Next morning they came across the main Burmese army, at p 7,000 men. Proceeding upwards, Commander Tarleton arrived iu t/om? An the 9th, which he found undefended. He took and sank fian T1Ver nineteen iron guns, 24 and 18 pounders. Returning to Captg00^ he found the Burmese force at Akouk-toung crossing the river. He a UrU men and five brass guns, and destroyed a number of war-boats, with
maii?e quantity of arms and ammunition. A few days afterwards the eom-jfrom ? ^e Pfato landed at Akouk-toung and took possession of 28 guns Juj ^ to 18 pounders. The results of Commander Tarleton's operations in Were the capture of 56 guns, 10 war-boats, and several boats containing