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1885 Excerpt: ... action from all directions all at once." On
HunHay the )th of-"h-twal or 28th July in the morning thin
arrangement vnn carried out. The steamsrr, filled with men started
for notion and the noldiern on lad took their nor. it ions and soon
fight bcg-n "by sea and. by land nnd continued taking a hot steo
till noon when the Dervishes retreated from their first Fort at
Burri carrying their gun with them. In the same time they sent
cavalry mesnongors to nsk for reinforcement from TCsh Sheikh Abd el
Kadir who was then fighting the soldiers on the White Nile
direction and who was defeated by them. So he sent word to Bay that
ho could not give any reinforcements. The Dervishes at Burri became
more frightened there and left their house which were soon occupied
by the soldiersf The houses wore then put down and tho arms left
behind by the Dervishes were oarried away. It was now sunset. The
steamers had now boon below the first Dervish fort and the soldiers
had embarked and destroyed the fort. By this time the General%
accompanied by his wekil Stewart Pashm, and several oonsuls, came
in and saw the eigne of victory with his eye. He congratulated the
officers and men for their victory and granted the rank of Lewa to
Mohamad All Pey and rank of 1-aim. to Sultan njff, Abdul a, He sine
ordered that a list of names of officers who showed excellent
services in notion should be made and granted the rank of Fsrik to
Far(c)? Pasha ea Beini, the 0,0, soldiers and wf s titled the
Cl.O.O. Sudan ferees. He then (c)rdered a steamer to remain there
as guard during the night. On Monday morning the fight began as en
Sunday frem-all directions and the soldiers pained the Dervish
peeend line of fertifieatien and en Tuesday they gained the third
line and the dervishes retreated eh
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