Northern Campaigns, from the Commencement of the War in 1812, to the Armistice Signed and Ratified June 4, 1813;: With an Appendix, Containing All the Bulletins Issued by the French Ruler During this Contest, ... Illustrated by Maps of Russia and Northern Poland, and Plans of Each Particular Route of the French and Russian Armies During the Advance and Retreat of the Former from Moscow. Embellished with Portraits of the Emperor Alexander & Buonaparte, in Two Volumes, Volume 2
Patrick Martin and Company ... and by J. Ballantyne and Company Edinburgh; and J. Cumming, Dublin., 1813 - Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
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Northern Campaigns, from the Commencement of the War in 1812, to ..., Volume 1
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Page 54 - The present additional article shall have the same force and validity as if it were inserted, word for word, in the Treaty signed this day.
Page 31 - ... article, given a proof of the desire which, animates him to contribute also On his part to the success of the common cause ; His Britannic Majesty being desirous in return to give an immediate and unequivocal proof of his resolution to join his interests to those of Sweden and Russia, promises and engages by the present Treaty to...
Page 104 - Colonel Michand, one of his Aides-de-Camp, to direct the movements; and the French were driven back as far as the defile of the mountains by which they made the attack. " The engagement which the enemy had maintained on the points before mentioned lasted until ten o'clock at night, with an uninterrupted fire of...
Page 106 - Dann marched to the battle and victory of Hochkirch. Some strong commanding heights, on which batteries had been constructed, near the village of Jackowitz, and separated from the chain of mountains by streams* and marshy ground, formed the appui to the left flank of the position. Beyond, and in front of it, many batteries were pushed forxvard, defended by infantry and cavalry, on a ridge that projected into the low ground, near the Spree River.
Page 51 - VI. As a reciprocal consequence of what has been stipulated in the preceding article, his majesty the king of Sweden engages to grant, for the space of twenty years, to take date from the exchange of the ratifications of the present treaty, to the subjects of his Britannic majesty, the right of entrepot...
Page 190 - Flock, the fifth corps assembled at Warsaw, the eighth corps on the right of Warsaw, and the seventh corps at Pulawy. The Emperor set out from St. Cloud on the 9th of May; crossed the Rhine on the 13th, the Elbe on the 29th, and the Vistula on the 16th of June. SECOND BULLETIN OF THE GRAND ARMY. fVil/towiski, June 22, 1812. All means of effecting an understanding between the two empires became impossible.
Page 169 - Drouot, officier d'artillerie de la plus grande distinction , de réunir une batterie de quatre-vingts pièces , et de la placer en avant de la vieille garde, qui fut disposée en échelons comme quatre redoutes, pour soutenir le centre, toute notre cavalerie rangée en bataille derrière. Les généraux Dulauloy , Drouot et Devaux partirent au galop avec leurs quatre-vingts bouches à feu , placées en un même groupe.
Page 118 - Lutzen, where they triumphantly stood and conquered, and from which the difficulty of getting up ammunition alone obliged them to retire, they had executed the passage of the Elbe, than which no more difficult operation can be conceived, in the presence of a superior enemy, and traversed an extent of country of nearly 300 miles, retiring, contending position after position, and carrying with them between 6 and 700 pieces of cannon, without losing a gun or sacrificing any of their baggage.