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Gordon relief expedition


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Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley (1833—1913) army officer

Charles George Gordon (1833—1885) army officer

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(1884–5),

under the command of Wolseley, belatedly despatched (5 August 1884) to relieve Gordon in Khartoum. The commander's preferred route up the Nile had been contested in Whitehall and Egypt ...

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