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Quartidi 14 Messidor

Quartidi 14 Messidor, jour de la lavande
lavender day

Calendrier Militaire

Army of the North.
Pichegru, commanding officer.
The French enter Tournay; capture of 20 cannon and much ammunition.

Army of the Rhine.
The enemy fieldworks and many outposts are stormed and captured by the French.

Army of Western Pyrenees.
Moncey, general-in-chief.
The Republicais troops conquer all the enemy positions until Lecumbery, and make the enemy retreat until Yrursum.

Army of the Rhine and Moselle.
Moreau, general-in-chief.
Attack of the mountain of Knubis; capture of a redoubt situated at the top of the mountain, 400 prisoners, 2 flags and 2 cannon.

Army of Sambre and Meuse.
Jourdan, general-in-chief.
Championnet, Bernadotte, division general.
Crossing of the Rhine near Neuwied; capture of several armed redoubts; many enemy casualties; 780 prisoners including 20 mounted cavalrymen; capture of 30 wagons; the Austrian general and both princes of Rohan, emigrates, escape in the nick of time, losing their gear.

Year VI.

Army of Egypt.
Buonaparte, general-in-chief.
The French army lands in Alexandria, defeats the Mamelukes, and submits the towns of Alexandria, Rosette and Cairo.

Comments

Sorry, the year for the Pyrenean and Northern armies is not given.


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