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Octidi 18 Messidor

Octidi 18 Messidor, jour de la gesse
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Calendrier Militaire

Year II.

Army of Sambre and Meuse.
Jourdan, general-in-chief.
Lefebvre, commanding officer.
30,000 enemies defeated at Vaterlo, by the French vanguard, which comprises 14,000 troops.

Year III.

Army of Western Pyrenees.
Willot, brigadier-general, commanding officer.
Fight of Yrursum; the French infantry charges and defeats the Spanish cavalry; 500 enemies killed, 200 prisoners.

Year IV.

Army of Italy.
Pourailler, brigade commander, commanding officer.
An uprising by several thousands of peasants is attacked and routed at the village of Lugo by

a French battalion; many insurgents killed.


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