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2nd Battalion advance Allied already Anglo-Allied appeared approach Army arrived Artillery attack Battery Battle BLÜCHER Brigade British Brunswick Brussels Cavalry Centre charge Charleroi close Colonel Column commanded commenced communication Companies completely concentration considerable consisted continued Corps Count cover despatched detached direction dispositions distance Division Dragoons Duke effect Enemy Enemy's extreme Field fire Flank Fleurus Foot force formed forward four Fourth Frasne French French Cavalry front further ground Guard guns Head Quarters Heights high road Horse Hussars immediately Infantry joined June 16 Landwehr latter Left Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel Light Cavalry Ligny maintained Major morning moved movement Namur NAPOLEON night o'clock observed occupied Officers opened operations Orders portion position possession Prince Prussian Quatre Bras reached rear received Regiment remaining Reserve respective retire retreat Right Sambre Second side Sombref soon Squadrons Square St Amand success Third troops Village WELLINGTON whole Wood
Σελίδα 596 - Bulow, upon the enemy's flank, was a most decisive one; and even if I had not found myself in a situation to make the attack, which produced the final result, it would have forced the enemy to retire, if his attacks should have failed, and would have prevented him from taking advantage of them, if they should unfortunately have succeeded.
Σελίδα 813 - Marshal had promised me that, in case we should be attacked, he would support me with one or more corps, as might be necessary. The enemy collected his army, with the exception of the third corps, which had been sent to observe Marshal Blucher, on a range of heights in our front, in the course of the night of the 17th and yesterday morning; and at about ten o'clock he commenced a furious attack upon our post at Hougomont.
Σελίδα 93 - Let us, then, march to meet them. Are they and we no longer the same men ? "Soldiers! at Jena, against these same Prussians, now so arrogant, you were one...
Σελίδα 813 - Hougoumont, which covered the return of that flank : and in front of the left centre, we occupied the farm of La Haye Sainte. By our left we communicated with Marshal Prince Blucher, at Wavre through Ohaim; and the Marshal had promised me, that...
Σελίδα 658 - The present Ministers' will provisionally form the Council of the Government. The interest which I take in my son induces me to invite the Chambers to form without delay the Regency by a law. Unite all for the public safety, in order to remain an independent nation. (Signed) NAPOLEON.
Σελίδα 812 - We maintained our position also, and completely defeated and repulsed all the enemy's attempts to get possession of it. The enemy repeatedly attacked us with a large body of infantry and cavalry, supported by a numerous and powerful artillery : he made several charges with the cavalry upon our infantry, but all were repulsed in the steadiest manner.
Σελίδα 813 - Neither did he attempt to molest our march to the rear, although made in the middle of the day, excepting by following, with a large body of cavalry, brought from his right, the cavalry under the Earl of Uxbridge.
Σελίδα 813 - I am happy to add, that it was maintained throughout the day with the utmost gallantry by these brave troops, notwithstanding the repeated efforts of large bodies of the enemy to obtain possession of it.
Σελίδα 618 - As the army is about to enter the French territory, the troops of the nations which are at present under the command of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington are desired to recollect that their respective Sovereigns are the allies of His Majesty the King of France, and that France ought therefore to be treated as a friendly country.