of Sulliman Pacha6000
French.--Division of General Bosquet6750
Division of General Canrobert6750
Division of Prince Napoleon6750
Division of General Forey6750
English.--Division of Sir Lacy Evans5250
Division of Brown5250
Division of Richard England5250
Division of the Guards5250
Division of Cathcart5250
Division of Cavalry800
With 136 guns, consisting principally of 9 and 12 pounders.
The Russian army consisted of--
Artillery2000 as follows:--
Right wing--General Bosquet, Sulliman Pacha.
Center--General Canrobert, Prince Napoleon.
As reserve--General Forey.
Left wing--the whole English army.
In first line--Sir Lacy Evans and Brown.
In second line — Richard England and Guards.
In reserve — Cathcart and Cavalry.
The Russian army had taken a defensive position on the heights of the left bank of the Alma.
(See plan.) The allies, after having reconnoitered this position, decided to attack it on the