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portunity occurred for it to act. The fore them the troops that attempted to Duke D'Enghien's corps was posted on defend Kamlach, they soon arrived at the heights in front of the right of the the bridge on the other side of it. position, and General Viomenil in the Behind this bridge several battalions same manner on the left, occupying the of the enemy were regularly formed, and road that leads from Southeim to Min- the fire now became so fevere as to rendelheim. The reserve was posted on der the success of a further attack very the heights in front of Mindelheim, and uncertain; but the Infanterie Noble ada detachment of betweeu five and fix vanced against the enemy with so much hundred men in the valley of Min. impetuosity, that the latter gave way, delheim, in such a manner as to prevent and retired into the wood of Kamlach. the enemy's coming quite round the left Here these brave gentlemen again attackinto the rear of the position, which 0. ed the republicans, and notwithftanding therwise was much to be apprehended the great fuperiority of numbers, and from the great superiority of their num- confequent long and bloody restance, bers, and from the country being ex. drove them quite out of the woods, and tremely woody.
op to the heights behind them. In the As the republicans did not venture to mean time, the Prince of Conde was inthe attack across the plain which sepa- formed, that the. Duke D’Enghein, afrates the wood of Kamlach from the vil. ter carrying the village of Lower Kamlages of Upper and Lower Aurbach, the lach, had found the woods beyond it fo remainder of the day of the 12th passed strongly occupied as to prevent his adin a distant and unimportant fire of mus- vancing ; that General Viomenil was fin quetry. In the evening, however, the milarly situated; and that the enemy Prince received repeated and positive in- was attempting to come round the flanks formation, from his reconnoitring parties of the Infanterie Noble, and cut them off and patroles, that strong columns of the from the bridge of Kamlach. His Serene enemy were advancing on his right and Highness therefore found himself under left. He therefore judged that his only the necessity of ordering the different chance of maintaining his position was corps to retreat to the pofition. The eby beating the corps in his front, before nemy followed to the edge of the wood those which were moving towards his of Kamlach, but did not come to the Aanks could approach near enough to plain. Arrived in the position, the Prince annoy him; and though his Serene High- found it totally impoffible to remain ness knew he should have to do with in. there, without risk of being entirely cut finitely superior numbers, he boldly de- off, not only on account of the numetermined on the attack, the dispositions rous reinforcements which he saw advanfor which were nearly as follow: cing to join the enemy in his front, but
The right, under the Duke D’Enghein, ftill more on account of the ftrong cowas ordered to carry the village of Low- lumns that were marching round both er Kamlach, and to penetrate through his flanks. He therefore, on the mornthe wood, if possible, towards Erck- ing of the 13th, began his retreat to Kilheim. The centre, in two columns, defingen, which was almost undisturbed, was to attack the enemy in or near the his rear-guard, commanded by the Duke village of Upper Kamlach ; and the left, D'Enghein, being followed only by the under General Viomenil, to advance on enemy's light infantry. the great road to Southeim.
The Prince's loss in this affair was aThe inferiority of his force, and the bout seven hundred men, and a great apprehension of the enemy's receiving number of officers' killed, and three ftill further reinforcements, determined wounded. The two battalions of Infânthe Prince to march against them in the terie Noble loft between four and five hun. night of the 12th. The two hattalions of dred gentlemen." The enemy's lofs must Infanterie Noble (composed entirely of also have been very canliderable, and gentlemen, formerly officers inthe French one Lieutenant-Colonel, and one Comservice, and great numbers of whom are mandant of a battalion, with about fixty Chevaliers de St Louis), began their at- men, were made prisoners. I have the tack on Upper Kamlach. Having rea , honour, &c.?) ROBERT CRAU FURD. ceived the fire of a battalion that occu
Head-quarters, Rastadt, Od, 6. pied the gardens, they immediately pur My Lord, I have the honour to infried it into the village, and driving be- form your Lordship, that General Mo
rea (after being foiled in his attempt to the advanced guards of General Las retreat from Ulm to Stutgard), baying Tour and Mercantin's columns were recroiled the Danube" at Erbach on the in march towards 'Schussenried, they 26th or September, marched upon Bic were attacked in the neighbourhood of berach and Schussenried.
Steinhauseg, &c. by above three divi. On the 27th, General La Tour ad. fions of Moreau's army. An obftinate vanced to the Iler, and Lieut. General engagement took place; but, as Gene. Frolich to Leutkirch, the latter pufhing ral La Tour moved forward with his forward his advanced guard to Wurt- whole corps to support his advanced zach, where it took some baggage and guards, the enemy was repulsed with prisoners.
very great loss, and the Austrians mainOn the 28th, General La Tour ad- tained their position. vanced from the ler to the Rottam in The advanced guard of General Mertwo columns; that of the right com- cantin's column, consisting of a detachmanded by himself in perfon, that of ment of the Prince of Conde's corps, the left by Lieut. General Mercaniin. and commanded by the Duke D’Enghien,
On the 29th the advanced guard of suffered principally, in this action. His General La Tour's corps (under Major Serene Highness' conduct was very brilGeneral Baillet) drove the enemy out liant, and that of his whole corps exof Biberach, and pursued them to Groth, tremely gallant. where, after a fevere cannonade, it took The loss of the Austrians amounted, to its position. Major General Klinling, about 600 men, 420, of whom were of with three battalions and four squadrons the D'Enghien's corps. (forming an intermediate corps between From the reports of the spies it apGenerals Mercantin and Frolich), ad pears that General Moreau has began to vanced to Wolfseg, and General Frolich let part of his army defile without arms towards Wangent 1000
through Switzerland. Whilst thefe operations were going on His Royal Highness the Archduke upon the right of the Danube, Major marched on the 3d inst. from SchwetzGeneral Naundorf was marching on the ingen to Graben, on the 4th to Carulfother fide of the river from Ulm towards rube, and yesterday to this place. Heckingen, in order to come into im Major General the Prince of Lichtenmediate operation with Lieut. General Rein passed the Rhine on the ad infant Petrasch, who, preceded by a corps of at Manheim, and took possession of the several battalions and fquadrons under posts of Germersheim, on the fortificaMajor General Meerfeldt, was advancing tions of which the enemy have bestowed towards Rothwell and Villingen. fo much time and labour, He is destroy:
By these movements the Austrians be- ing the works of this strong post, and came, matters of the highest parts of the has fent detachments as far as Weiffenmountains of the Black Forest, where bourg, which the enemy abandoned. the Danube takes its fource, as well as Lieut. General Kray drove the enemy those rivulets which, running westward out of Neuwied on the 29th ; since to the Rhine, formi the only passes which nothing material has happened whereby an army can defcend from these between the Maine and the Sieg. I have mountains to the Brifgaw, General the honour to be, &c. Morcaụ, had now, therefore, no other
RODERT CRAWFURD. alternative than either to attempt the
Berne, Oftober I. dangerous operation of attacking Gene Large bodies of the enemy's army con. rals Petrasch and Nagendorf, in order to'tinue to arrive every day at Shaffousen, gain the Val-d'Enfers, which defcends where they are difarmed and sent thro' into the Brisgaw by Fribourg, or to take the cantons of Zurich, Berne, and Sohis retreat by the Forct Towns and the leure, to Basle. territory of Swifferland; and finding * As yet we can learn nothing positive timtelt at the fame time, clofely pur. as to the cause of this deroute. It is sued by General La Tour, he deter- certain that it has been considerable in mined, by a vigorous attack, to endea. iome one point, as the fugitives continue vour to give the latter a check, by to arrive every day in still greater numwhich he might gain time fufficient to bers. It is probable, also, that the es effect his retreat without great loss.' 'Ac- nemy has suffered in more quarters than cordingly, wher, upon thc. 3och inftant, one, as it is obferred, that those who
arrive belong to so many different corps, which General La Tour had posted be that they could not poffibly have served twixt the Feder See and the river. together. It is difficult to learn any As soon as General Moreau was assured thing fro:n the fugitives themselves (so of the success of his left, 'he advanced very confused is the account they give), from Schussenreid to attack General La excepting the fact, that a general pan- Tour in front, and the action was mainnick prevails throughout the whole tained during fix hours with the utmost army; some of those who have arrived obstinacy. At length, however, Genein this disorderly ftatc having come from ral La Tour, finding that his right flank General Moreau's head-quarters, which was totally uncovered, and that his rear they left at Ulm on the 21st.
was menaced by the progress of the eIt is difficult to learn with certainty nemy, was obliged to abandon hisground, any thing relating to the number and and retire behind the Riss; and ultimately strength of the peafąnts under arms in behind the Rothambach. His retreat the Black Forest : All that we know was covered by the corps of Conde witlt is, that fome' small corps of Austrians a degree of bravery and steadiness which, have penetrated from the side of Offen- reftects upon them the highest honour. burg and Friburgh, and are dispersed a I am sorry to state, that the loss of mong the valleys and woods about Do. the Autrians on this occasion has been neschingen, Tengen, and Engen, and very considerable. that the alarm bell is constantly ringing On the 3d General La Tour occupied in every village within hearing of the a position behind the Rothambach, exfrontiers of this country. The republi. tending from Monchrod, by Erlenmoos, cans, however, are still in possession of to Laupheim. Frickthall and the three adjoining Forest General Moreau, baving thus succeed Towns, Rhinfelden, Lauffenburg, and ed in gaining sufficient freedom for the Seckingen. The rage and hatred of the future movements of his retreat, re. peasants against the French passes all be. commenced his inarch on the sth fol" lief, and is only, equalled by the terror lowing, with the main body of his army, they have inspired in the republicari the route of Stokach. army.
On the 6th two divisions of his left
Anitruther by the Right Hon. Lord and, having re-affembled in the neigh
bourhood of Veringen, proceeded upon
neighbourhood of Stockach, and had General Petrasch, in the mean time, detached General Dolaix, with 300 men, had taken post betwixt the sources of to occupy Engen. the Necker and the Danube, when be On the 8th the head quarters of Genea more effectually covered the passes of ral La Tour were transferred to Oftrach; the Black Forest, and his parties incet those of General Moreau to Stokach; fantly harassed the rear of the enemy. and General Defaix, advancing from
Pressed in this manner, General Mo- Engen, drove in the pofts of General reau saw the extreme danger to which Petrasch at Duttlingen, followed them his further retreat was exposed, and he towards Villingen, and took poft between resolved to risk a general action as the Hohen, Eningen, and the great road only means of extricating himself from from Villingen to Schemberg. the difficulties by which he was surround Next day, being joined by the two ed. Early on the 2d, accordingly, the divisions which had marched on the left left wing of his army croiled the Danube bank of the Dam:te, he attacked Gener at Riedlingen, and reparing it at Mun: ra] Petrafch at Schweningen, difloruged derkingen, turned and defeated the corps him from thence and from Villinger,
and gained pofféffion of Rothweil; from der the command of Generals La-Tour, whence, however, he was driven by 'a Nauendorf, and Petrarfch, down to the detachment from the corp's of General gth inftant. On the Toth General La Nauendorf at Hochingen. 'General Pe- Tour followed the enemy towards Sto trafch retreated' upon Shillach, from kach and Engen; but finding that their whence he 'fent a confiderable detacht- retreat through the Val D'Enfer could ment to Friberg, to fecure the valley of no longer be prevented, he discontinued Kinzia
the pursuit and marched by his right General La Tour, in the mean time, towards the Valley of the Kinzig, in orhad transferred his head quarters to der to form a junction with his Royal Mæskirchen; thofe of General Moreau Highness. The Archduke arrived with were at Engin.
his main body in the neighbourhood of The head-quarters of his Royai High- Hornberg. On the 25th Generals Nauness will be transferred to-morrow to endorf and Petrarsch preceded him dearly Mahlberg.
in the same direction. The former took Lieutenant-General Hotze, who com- poft at Eltzach on the 4th, and the latmands the corps of light troops which ter at Kintzignas On the 15th the corps paffed the Rhine at Manheim 'on the of the Prince of Conde and General Fro2c, has taken post at Schweyenheim, lieh alone continued to follow the enemy from wlience he has pushed his parties through the defiles of the Black Foreft. to Weissenbourg, Seltz, Haguenau, and In the mean time General Moreau almost to the gates of Strasbourg, in one fost no time in profiting of the advantages direction, and to Keyferslautern and which his van guard had gained on the Baumholder in the other. They have gth and 10th inftant: Het paffed, føith Tevied contributions, taken hoftages, his whole army, through the Val D'En. and spread the utmost confternation fer, and arrived at Fribourg on the 13th. throughout the country.
Next day he occupied Waldkirch, and So great are the apprehenfions the e- ' his posts extended along the heights on nemy entertains of this corps, that the the right bank of the Eltz, troops, which had been left to watch This menacing movement of the eneMentz, have been withdrawn to rein- 'my, and the extreme difficulty of making force the garrison of Landau.' General an immediate attempt on Kehl, deterNew, profitting of the opportunity, has mined his Royal Highness to defer the advanced to the Nahe with a part of execution of that enterprize. Leaving his garrison, and, after defeating feveral therefore a sufficient cerps to observe the small corps, whicly the enemy had left place, he marched, on the 16th, to Mal. fon that river, threatened to advance in- borgen, and assumed the immediate to the Hundíruck
command of the army of La Tour. I ** This demonstration has bbliged Ge have the honour to be, &c. neral Bournonville to detach four divi
ROBERT ANSTRUTHER, fions from his army on the Lower Rhine,
Captain 3d Guards. to secure'the points which were meraced, Head Quarters Fribourg, 08. 21. and he is thus to confiderably weakened, My Lord, I have the honour of inthat, on the appearance of a confiderable forming your Lordship, that,
reconnoitring party fint out by General Toth intant, his Royal Ilighness the
Beinberg, and retired behind Muiñeim. ter an obstinate combat, made himself
master of all the position, on the right
AUS Downing Street, Nov. 13.05.37 2 marched from the camp near Kentzia-
geni' before day-break; but such were copies, have been received from Capt. the difficulties of the ground and the
Annuithérand R? Chauftird, Elez byl badness of the roads, that it was near e Bisno 62 the Rt Hon. Lord Grenville! leven o'clock before they reached the
Hidd wharters Herboltzheim, different points at which they were to to 9 Nky Lord,
assemble; they were then distr buted into ng in my dispatch 'of the 13th I had the three difierent columns, of which the
honour of giving your Lordship 'an ac- 'right, linder General La Tour, was del count of the movements of the corps un- tined to attack the village of Kindringen;
the center, commanded by General His Royal Highness determined immeWartensleben, was to carry the heights diately to attack him; and for that pur, behind Maltertingen ; the left, under pose ordered General La Tour, with the General Petrarsch, was to proceed along right wing, to crots the Eliz at Deninthe road from Heimbarch, towards Emen- gen, whiltt he himtelf, with ihe left, dingen, whilft Major General Merfeld, and the corps of Nauendorf, advanced with one brigade, attacked the woods along the plain towards Fribourg. The on his left, and Prince Frederick of O. advanced guard of the Archduke's cor range, with another, endeavoured to lumn dillodged the enemy from Duntzpass over the highest parts of the moun- lingen without difficulty; but as Genetains, so as to turn the right of the ene- ral La Tour met with considerable opnamy. General Nauendorf, from Elkach, fition, and was obliged to re-establish had orders to attack at the same time the bridge of Deningen, under the fire the post of Waldkirch.
of the enemy's artillery, it was evening About noon the action began :--The before he was able to force the pastaje column of the right met with a most ob- of the river; so that his Royal Highneis ftinate resistance; it was repeatedly re- did not judge it expedient to bring on a pulsed in its attack upon Kindringen, general affair, in which only one part of and the success remained for some time the army could have been engaged. The doubtful, mil bis Royal Highness, putting Prince of Furstenburg, however, who bimself at the head of the grenadiers, they commanded the right of General La returned with fury to the charges and drove Tour's column, found means to disiodge the enemy avith great loss from the village. the enemy from Riegel, from whence he
Major General Merfeld had no less menaced the great road to Brisach. difficulty in making himself master of The whole ariny palied the night the wood above Keimbach; the ground within half cannon fhot of the enemy's was extremely favourable to the enemy, advanced posts, and every thing was and he defended it inch*by inch; nor prepared for reäewing the aclion early was he completely driven from it, until this morning. the Prince of Orange, after a molt labo The enemy, however, did not wait rious march through a country, which the attack, his main body retired during seemed impenetrable for troops, appear the night, and the rear-guard followed ed in the open ground above Emendin. at day-break. A small corps only took gen, and began to attack his right flank. the route of Brisach, where it pafied From that moment the victory became the Rhine, and destroyed the bridge: the decibve. The enemy repassed the Eltz rest of the army directed its march upon at Emendingen and Deningen, defroy- Huningen, where a large Tete de Pont ing the bridges in order to cover his re- is said to be established. treat.
During the operations of the main arGeneral Nauendorf, mean time, had my, the corps of the Prince of Conde been no less fuccefsful towards Wald- and General Frolich were extremely ackirchen ; at the moment his column tive in the mountains. On the 18th the were assembled he found himself attack- Prince af Conde drove the enemy, with ed by a large body of the enemy, com-, very confiderable loss, from the strong inanded by Gener Moreau in person, potis. of St Megers and St Peter, in the whom he not only repulsed, but drove valley of that name, and General Fro. beyond Waldkirchen, and made himself lich forced some of the most important master of that post, and of the patrage paties of the Val d'Enfer. On the 19th of the river. On this occafion three bat- and 20th they continued to drive the etalions of the enemy were surrounded, nemy before them, and this morning apone of which laid down its arms, and peared defcending from the mountains the other two were dispersed in the above Fribourg at the moment that the woods.
Archduke's van-guard en ered the town, Early on the 20th the van-guard of, and contributed much towards prefling the army passed the Eltz at Emendingen, the rear of the enemy. and found that the enemy had taken al I am not at this moment able to state position immediately behind the village to your Lordihip, with any degree of of Dentzlingen, with his right to the accuracy, the loss of the Austrians in the mountains, and his left to the marthy different adions fince the 17th, but am ground beyond the village of Verncitori , confident that it does not cxcecda thon