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Sextidi 16 Brumaire

Sextidi 16 Brumaire, jour du chervis
chervis day (provisional translation)

Calendrier Militaire

Year I.

Dumourier, general-in-chief.
Battle of Gemmapes. The French elan prevails, despite many redoubts bristling with guns; the enemy suffers numerous losses. Following this memorable victory, the French enter Mons.

Year III.

Army of the North.
Vandamme, commanding officer.
Prise of the Schenk fort; the French troops capture it after crossing in 10-man teams using small boats.

Comments

Gemmapes is often spelt Jemmapes.


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