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History of the War in Spain and Portugal, From 1807 to 1814 (Classic Reprint)
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advanced guard advanced-guard advantages Albuera allied army Almeida Andalusia arrived artillery attack Badajoz Ballasteros bank Barcelona battle Bayonne bcen besieged Blake blockade brave breach Buonaparte Buonaparte's Burgos Busaco Cadiz campaign capitulation Catalonia cavalry Ciudad-Rodrigo column command corps defeated defended detached division Douro Duke enemy English army Estremadura evacuated favourable fire forced France French army garrison governor Guadiana heights honour hundred infantry inhabitants intrenchments Joseph Junot kingdom of Leon Lord Wel Lord Wellington Lordship loss Madrid manoeuvre Marmont Marquis Marshal Soult Marshal Suchet Massena ment miquelets movement neighbourhood niards night obliged occupied officer Oporto opposed peninsula Portugal Portuguese position possession prisoners rear-guard resistance retreat road Saguntum Salamanca sent Seville siege Sierra Morena Sir Arthur Sir John six thousand soldiers Spain Spaniards Spanish superior surrender Tagus taken Talavera Tarragona took Tormes town troops twelfth twenty thousand twenty-eighth twenty-seventh twenty-sixth Valentia victory whieh whilst wounded