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Bulletins of the campaign [compiled from the London gazette].
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1813
able action appears arms army arrived artillery assistance attack August Batt batteries boats brigade British Captain carried cavalry Chief Colonel command conduct considerable copy corps Count Croker dated detachment directed dispatch ditto division drummer Earl effected enemy enemy's ensign Excellency file killed file wounded fire five Foot force four French garrison GAZETTE German giving guard guns heights Hill honour horses hundred immediately infantry instant James John July killed and wounded leaving letter Lieute Lieutenant Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-General light Lord loss Majesty's Ship Major Major-General marines Marshal missing morning moved night November occasion October officers operations orders Portuguese position possession prisoners rank and file received regiment retired Return river road Royal sail seaman sent September serjeants severely Signed slightly staff taken Thomas thousand took town transmitted troops vessels Wellington whole Wilson
Side 218 - That an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent to...
Side 100 - Vandeleur, and the troops of the Light division, on the left, were likewise very forward on that side ; and, in less than half an hour from the time the attack commenced, our troops were in possession, and formed on the ramparts, of the place, each body contiguous to the other. The enemy then submitted, having sustained a considerable loss in the contest.
Side 469 - M'Arthur's detachment is included, as he surrendered, agreeably to the terms of capitulation, in the course of the evening, with the exception of 200 men, whom he left escorting a valuable convoy at some little distance in his rear ; but there can be no doubt the officer commanding will consider himself equally bound by the capitulation. The enemy's aggregate force was divided into two troops of cavalry ; one company of artillery, regulars ; the 4th United States...
Side 551 - Holeroft, supported by a body of infantry, engaged his attention in front. This operation was aided too by the judicious position which Norton, and the Indians with him, had taken on the woody brow of the high ground above Queenstown. A communication being thus opened with Chipawa, n junction was formed with succours that had been ordered from that post.
Side 27 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at 5 o'clock PM on the 6th of August last, in latitude 24° 44...
Side 347 - ... two Arapiles which we possessed, and from thence to attack and break our line ; or, at all events, to render difficult any movement of ours to our right. The extension of his line to his left, however, and its advance upon our right, notwithstanding that his troops still occupied very strong ground, and his position was well defended by cannon, gave me an opportunity of attacking him, for which I had long been anxious.
Side 185 - ... moderate use of those rights of retaliation, which the Berlin and Milan decrees necessarily called into action, to reconcile neutral states to those measures, which the conduct of the enemy had rendered unavoidable ; and which his majesty has at all times professed his readiness to revoke, so soon as the decrees of the enemy, which gave occasion to them, should be formally and unconditionally repealed, and the commerce of neutral nations restored to its accustomed course.
Side 346 - The enemy, however, succeeded ; their detachments being the strongest, and having been concealed in the woods nearer the hill than we were ; by which success they strengthened materially their own position, and had in their power increased means of annoying ours.
Side 461 - Lieutenant-General addressed to Earl Bathurst, one of his majesty's principal secretaries of state, of which the following is an extract and a copy : — Montreal, Aug.