An Impartial Journal of a Detachment from the Brigade of Foot Guards; Commencing 25th February, 1793, and Ending 9th May, 1795

An Impartial Journal of a Detachment from the Brigade of Foot Guards; Commencing 25th February, 1793, and Ending 9th May, 1795

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1795 edition. Excerpt: ...To Lieutenant-general Otto, and to Colonel the Prince of Swantzenbourg, to whose April. whose lot it Fell to conduct the principal 6rh. operations of the day., his Royal Highness desires to offer his best thanks, as well as to Colonel Vyfe, who, on-the misfortune of General Mansel, took'the command of, and so gallantly led to the charge, two brigades of British cavalry. ' " His Royal Highness farther desires, that Major Brigade Payne and Captain Beckworth may know, that their conduct has been particularly mentioned to him by Prince Swantzenbourg, as highly meritorious;..-' ' Th6 Austrian regiment of cuirassiers, Zetzwichtz, the blues, ift, 3d, and 5th. dragoon guards, the royals, Arch Duke Ferdinand's hussars, and the 16th light dragoons, who attacked and defeated the principal column of the enemy on the right have all acquired immortal honour to themselves. '. " Nor is-the. determined gallantry with which, regardless of their number, the 7th and 11 th light dragoons attacked the the enemy on the left, less worthy of April, every commendation; a8th. " His Royal Highness requests, that the officers and men of those brave corps will accept of his thanks, and he desires they will be assured that he has not failed to represent their merits in the strongest terms to their respective sovereigns. His Royal Highness is extremely desirous, that in the admiration excited by the success of the 26th, the less brilliant, though not less meritorious services of the light troops under General Otto, on the 24th instant, may not be overlooked. ' On that occasion, the conduct of the hussars, and 15th light dragoons, is particularly noticed on the report of Lieutenant-general Otto.; " His Royal Highness has at all times had the highest confidence in the courage of...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236676599
  • 9781236676597