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Inhaltsangabe: This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1892. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BATTLE OF MONT-VALEBIEN. (January 19th.) The sortie was to be effected on January 19th. On that day, as we have seen, General Faidherbe marched on St. Quentin, on the way to Paris, and the army which was to make the sortie was standing on the eastern and northern fronts of the capital. The attempt to break through was, however, made on the opposite side. In fact, the peninsula of Gennevilliers was the only ground on which large masses of troops could be deployed without being exposed for hours, while they were being assembled, to the fire of the German artillery. Two days previously the mobilized National Guard had relieved the divisions told off for the sortie, from the positions they held; 90,000 men in three columns were to attack at the same time. General Vinoy on the left, supported by the fire from the rampart, was to carry the height of Montretout; General Bellemare in the centre was to advance on Garches; General Ducrot on the right, on the Chateau of BuzanvaL The attack was to begin at six in the morning, but blocks occurred at the bridges of Asnieres and Neuilly, as no explicit orders had been issued for crossing them. When, at seven o'clock, the signal to advance was made by gun-fire from Mont-Valerien, only the head of General Vinoy's force was formed up, the other columns had not yet deployed, and the last detachments tailed back as far as Courbevoix. Before they had reached the rendezvous the left wing was already marching fifteen battalions on St. Cloud. These at first met only isolated posts and patrols, eighty-nine men in all, who rushed into the gorge of the work of Montretout, and there made a stand for some time; they then fought their way out with great bravery, but some of them were taken prisoners. There, and on the north of St. C...
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