Wolseley, Garnet Joseph, 1833-1913 (1st Viscount Wolseley)
Garnet Joseph Wolseley (1833-1913), 1st Viscount Wolseley
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From Sir Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, The Kremlin, Moscow, 27 May 1883
Coronation of Tsar Alexander III; character of the new Tsar; Russian carriages are 'very poorly turned out affairs'; the wearing of decorations; Italians are the best-dressed visitors; 'the Army that will first shake itself loose from all the Prussian notions of stiff dress ... will create for itself a new era in military history'; Russian uniform and rifles.