Memoir Annexed to an Atlas Containing Plans of the Principal Battles, Sieges, and Affairs in Which the British Troops Were Engaged During the War in the Spanish Peninsula and the South of France, from 1808 to 1814

Memoir Annexed to an Atlas Containing Plans of the Principal Battles, Sieges, and Affairs in Which the British Troops Were Engaged During the War in the Spanish Peninsula and the South of France, from 1808 to 1814

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ... and the distance short to the fall of the hill, we shall be in time at our place. Giron says, '1'ennemi est toujours 5. Bilbao, avec trois milles hommes, et quatre-vingt ehevaux."' Wellington Dispatches, 22nd June, 1813. " The 4th Division will follow in rear of the 15th Hussars, and the 18th and the 10th Hussars will follow the 4th Division. " The reserve artillery will follow the 10th Hussars, leaving, however, all the spare carriages of the brigades of artillery to follow in rear of the whole of the troops of the column. " Major-General Ponsonby's brigade of cavalry will follow the reserve artillery, and the brigade of household cavalry will follow Major-General Ponsonby's brigade. " The divisions of infantry and the brigades of cavalry of this column will march left in front. " When the head of the column reaches the village of Nanclarez further instructions will be given for its guidance. " The mules laden with spare ammunition are to move with the reserve artillery as far as the village of Nanclarez, where these mules are to remain until otherwise ordered. " Brigadier-General D'Urban will place his brigade of Portuguese cavalry in' column at some distance to the right of the road by which the Light Division is to march, and will move forward towards the river Zadorra at the same time that the Light Division is advancing to Nanclarez. " The several regiments belonging to the right centre column are to be particularly careful to keep clear of the line of march of those which are to precede them in the column; and they will employ small detachments to keep the roads clear in the vicinity of their respective camps. "All the baggage is to be in rear of...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236948998
  • 9781236948991