The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, K.G.: Peninsula, 1809-1813

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Seite 44 - I have the honor to enclose the copy of a letter which I have received from...
Seite 113 - Lestrade, and I shall be very much obliged to you if you will let me hear of any fresh, developments of so singular a chain of events.
Seite 552 - Napier, who led the storming party of the light division, and was wounded on the top of the breach. I have great pleasure in reporting to your Lordship the uniform good conduct, spirit of...
Seite 578 - Ponsonby is killed; and in announcing this intelligence to your Lordship, I have to add the expression of my grief, for the fate of an officer who had already rendered very brilliant and important services, and was an ornament to his profession.
Seite 551 - Pack even surpassed my expectations, having converted his false attack into a real one, and his advanced guard, under the command of Major Lynch, having followed the enemy's troops from the advanced works into the fausse braye, where they made prisoners of all opposed to them.
Seite 551 - 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 of, 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.
Seite 381 - Merida, the grounds over which the troops had to manoeuvre being a plain thinly scattered with oak and cork trees. My object, of course, was to place a body of troops so as to cut off the retreat of the enemy by these roads.
Seite 557 - Return of Killed, Wounded, and Missing, of the Army under the command of his Excellency...
Seite 469 - Freneda, 18th December, 1811. ' I have the honor to enclose the copy of a letter which...

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