The Zulu Have Us Surrounded. What Now, Captain?

Our scouts report that our brigade is completely encircled. What are your orders, sir?
  1. Send a telegraph to the Major that we fought valiantly this day
  2. Deploy canons to the battlements, loaded with buckshot
  3. Remember that we do this for the majesty of the crown
  4. Fortify the gates against Zulu sappers
  5. Load muskets, extra powder
  6. Fortify your hearts against Zulu sorcery
  7. Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes
  8. Remember your loved ones
  9. Ready your arms
  10. Attack!