Battle of Inkerman

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The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.wikipedia
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Crimean War

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The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.
A second counterattack, at Inkerman, ended in stalemate.

Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855)

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The battle broke the will of the Russian Army to defeat the allies in the field, and was followed by the Siege of Sevastopol.
Major battles along the way were Alma (September 1854), Balaklava (October 1854), Inkerman (November 1854), Tchernaya (August 1855), Redan (September 1855), and, finally, Malakoff (September 1855).

FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan

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While the allies could have taken this opportunity to attack Sevastopol before Sevastopol could be put into a proper state of defence, the allied commanders, British general FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan and the French commander François Certain Canrobert could not agree on a plan of attack.
Despite further success at the Battle of Inkerman, a poorly coordinated allied assault on Sevastopol in June 1855 was a complete failure.

François Certain de Canrobert

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While the allies could have taken this opportunity to attack Sevastopol before Sevastopol could be put into a proper state of defence, the allied commanders, British general FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan and the French commander François Certain Canrobert could not agree on a plan of attack.
Present at the Battle of Balaclava and the Battle of Inkerman, he was wounded during the course of the latter, on November 5, 1854.

John Pennefather

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De Lacy Evans, commander of the British Second Division, had been injured in a fall from his horse so command of the Second Division was taken up by Major-General John Pennefather, a highly aggressive officer.
Secondly, at the Battle of Inkerman, 5 November 1854 during the Crimean War, where he commanded a division of 3,000 soldiers fighting in the fog were said to have defeated 35,000 Russians.

Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov

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However, before the siege of Sevastopol began, the Russian commander Prince Menshikov evacuated Sevastopol with the major portion of his field army, leaving only a garrison to defend the city.
He commanded the Russian army at Alma and Inkerman and showed incompetence and lack of military talent.

Royal Scots Fusiliers

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The Guards Brigade and the Fourth Division were already marching to support the Second Division, but the British troops holding the Barrier withdrew, before it was re-taken by men from the 21st, 63rd Regiments and The Rifle Brigade.
The regiment then served under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Haines at the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854 during the Crimean War.

Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)

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The Guards Brigade and the Fourth Division were already marching to support the Second Division, but the British troops holding the Barrier withdrew, before it was re-taken by men from the 21st, 63rd Regiments and The Rifle Brigade.
The regiment also saw action at the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854 and at the Siege of Sevastopol in winter 1854.

Battle of Balaclava

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On 25 October 1854, a superior Russian force attacked the British base at Balaclava, and although the Russian attack was foiled before it could reach the base, the Russians were left holding a strong position north of the British line.
Using this intelligence, Menshikov launched his main attack on the same position one week later on 5 November in what came to be known as the Battle of Inkerman.

Lancashire Fusiliers

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During the Crimean War, the regiment took part in the Battle of Alma in September 1854 and the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854.

41st (Welch) Regiment of Foot

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Five Russian battalions were assailed in the flanks by the British 41st Regiment, who drove them back to the River Chernaya.
The regiment landed at Kalamita in summer 1854 for service in the Crimean War and fought at the Battle of Alma in September 1854 and the Battle of Inkerman, where they captured the Russian drums, in November 1854 before taking part in the Siege of Sevastopol in winter 1854.

Peter Andreivich Dannenberg

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Furthermore, on the night before the attack, Soymonov was ordered by General Peter A. Dannenberg to send part of his force north and east to the Inkerman Bridge to cover the crossing of Russian troop reinforcements under Lt. General P. Ya.
When the fighting moved to the Crimea, he was given command of part of the Russian forces there, which unsuccessfully assaulted the British positions during the Battle of Inkerman.

George Cathcart

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When the British Fourth Division arrived under General George Cathcart, they were finally able to go on the offensive.
He was killed during the Battle of Inkerman in the Crimean War, on 5 November 1854.

63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot

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The Guards Brigade and the Fourth Division were already marching to support the Second Division, but the British troops holding the Barrier withdrew, before it was re-taken by men from the 21st, 63rd Regiments and The Rifle Brigade.
The regiment took part in the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854 and was engaged in extensive hand-to-hand fighting.

John Prettyjohns

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On 5 November 1854, Corporal John Prettyjohns won the Victoria Cross during the Battle of Inkerman.

Pierre Bosquet

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At this point in the battle the Russians launched another assault on the Second Division's positions on Home Hill, but the timely arrival of the French Army under Pierre Bosquet and further reinforcements from the British Army repelled the Russian attacks.
His timely intervention at the Battle of Inkerman (5 November 1854) secured the victory for the allies.

Inkerman

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The town became the centre of worldwide attention in 1854 during the Crimean War, when Inkerman was the scene of the Battle of Inkerman and the Battle of Chernaya River, both victorious for the French and the British troops.

Knaphill

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The battle popularised the use of the name Inkerman in placenames in Victorian England, including Inkerman Road in Kentish Town, London; Inkerman Road, St Albans, and Inkerman Way in Knaphill.
In the 1890s, however, the prisoners were moved out to make room for the Army and the site was renamed Inkerman Barracks.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.

Second French Empire

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The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.

Ottoman Empire

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The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.

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The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.

Sevastopol

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While the allies could have taken this opportunity to attack Sevastopol before Sevastopol could be put into a proper state of defence, the allied commanders, British general FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan and the French commander François Certain Canrobert could not agree on a plan of attack. The allied armies of Britain, France, Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire had landed on the west coast of Crimea on 14 September 1854, intending to capture the Russian naval base at Sevastopol.

Battle of the Alma

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The allied armies fought off and defeated the Russian Army at the Battle of Alma, forcing them to retreat in some confusion toward the River Kacha.

Balaklava

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Toward this end the allies marched to the southern coast of the Crimean peninsula and established a supply port at the city of Balaclava.