The history of the campaign in Flanders, 1709, faithfully collected by an officer in the English forces. To which is added, the maps of Tournay and Mons

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Page 38 - ... was all drawn up ; and ours advancing upon them, the whole army engaged and fought with great fury till...
Page 38 - Blangies, where they immediately began to entrench. This motion of the enemy kept our army for two nights under their arms, and in the evening, as soon as the twentyone battalions and four squadrons we were expecting from Tournay were come...
Page 38 - Jguievrain to the Right, which they continued to do the next day, and yefterday they poflefs'd themfelves of the Wood of Dour and Blaugies, where they immediately began to intrench. This Motion of the Enemy kept our Army for two Nights under their Arms .•, and in the Evening, as...
Page 38 - I had despatched my letter to you on Saturday from Havre, we were alarmed with the enemy's marching to attack the Prince of...
Page 35 - Come other generals to take a narrow view of their army, they foon perceived, that the motion of their left was only a feint to cover the march of their right, which filed off at the fame time. The duke, being unwilling to lofl- a moment, ordered his army to march by his left; by which mo-' tion the two armies came fo near, a little after two, that" they cannonaded each other till the evening.
Page 26 - Allies fhall place at the faid Gate of the Cittadel fhall not exceed the number of 300 Men, in the midft of which Gate a Barrier (hall be made in the ufual manner.
Page 24 - Hoftages * fhould be left for the Payment of the French King's Debts : * That the...
Page 44 - Pieces of Cannon, with a great quantity of * Ammunition and a great number of Prifoners. The...
Page 40 - The Fire was very violent, and particularly at the Attack of the Infantry...
Page 42 - Army continued on their Arms in Order of Battel, and in the . * Evening it was refolved to attack them the...

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