The history of the late war in Germany, between the King of Prussia, and the Empress of Germany and her allies: containing the campaigns of 1758 and 1759, with a correct military map of the seat of war, and plans of the siege of Olmutz, and of the battles of Zornsdorf, Hochkirchen, Paltzig, Cunnersdorf or Frankfurt, and Maxen, Volume 2
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Page 118 - The fix battalions with the 700 men, entered the town by the three gates, which were immediately barricaded ; and after fix in the morning there was not a Pruffian in the fuburbs, аз the inhabitants of the town can teftify.
Page 113 - General Smith, upon receipt of the order, had gone to General Banks and urged an advance ; but when he found the order to retreat was imperative, he begged the privilege of remaining on the field to bury the dead and take care of the wounded ; but even this was not allowed. Disgraceful...