Some of the horses lost their ears or tails from frostbites.
I have referred to the circumstance that I suffered much from frostbites during the winter.
Frostbites are not common amongst Russian troops, even in the severest weather; but I had some trouble from this complaint myself.
Boots especially, and other wearing articles, were often badly wanted; and many of the men suffered greatly from frostbites.
So bitter was the cold that, though thus actively employed, the noses and cheeks of all the men were white by frostbites.
Many of them perished before reaching Kabul, and many more were permanently disabled from frostbites.
The day, although bright, proved severe, for most of the natives had frostbites about the face.
Three outside passengers died of the cold when one of the stage coaches reached Chippenham, and frostbites were innumerable.