Memorial to Captain Henry Langhorne Thompson, C. B.

Memorial to Captain Henry Langhorne Thompson, C. B.

George Gamon Adams (1821-98)

c. 1856-57

Marble

The Crypt, St. Paul's Cathedral

London

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“During the Crimean War a Ottoman garrison led by British officers including General William Fenwick Williams kept the Russians at bay during a protracted siege; but after the garrison had been devastated by cholera and food supplies had failed, the town was surrendered to General Mouravieff in November 1855” (Wikipedia)