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" I intended they should be, I consider the action that was fought by the Light division, by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally, with the whole of the 2nd corps, to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in. "
The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26 - Page 260
1813
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 19

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1811
...the Light Division, by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally, with the whole of- the 2d Corps, to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in.— The 43d regiment, .under Major Patrickson, particularly distinguished themselves ; as did that part...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 1; Volume 4, Part 1

Sir Walter Scott - Europe - 1813
...exaggeration. Lord Wellington described this action, though the unavoidable accidents of weather had 80 materially interfered with the operations, and impeded...cavalry ; that night they continued their retreat, and entered the Spanish frontier on the fourth. 'And on the -eighth the last of Massena's army crossed...
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The Life of His Grace Arthur, Duke, Marquis, and Earl of Wellington ...

Francis L. Clarke - 1817
...Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally, with the, whole of the 2d division of the French army, to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in. It was impossible, he added, for any officer to conduct himself with more ability and gallantry than...
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Annals of the Peninsular campaigns, by the author of Cyril Thornton

Thomas Hamilton - 1829
...that April, was fought by the light division — by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally — to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in." Had the retreat of Regnier not been favoured by the fog, the results of the engagement would have been...
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Annals of the Peninsular Campaigns: From MDCCCVIII to MDCCCXIV.

Thomas Hamilton - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1831
...action that was fought by the light division — by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally — to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in." Had the retreat of Regnier not been favoured by the fog, the results of the engagement would have been...
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The Georgian Era: Military and naval commanders. Judges and barristers ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1833 - 588 pages
...days afterwards, repulsed with great slaughter, at Sabugal, in an action, described by Wellington, as one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in ; and, on the 5th of April, the French quitted Portugal and entered Spain, with an army reduced from...
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Memoirs of lieutenant-general sir Thomas Picton, including his correspondence

Heaton Bowstead Robinson - 1835
...light division, by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally, with the whole of the second corps, to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in." The allies bivouacked on the field of battle, and consequently the victory, although dearly bought,...
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Memoirs of Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton, G.B.C. &c. Including His ...

Heaton Bowstead Robinson - 1836
...light division, by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally, with the whole of the second corps, to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in." The allies 'bivouacked on the field of battle, and consequently the victory, although dearly bought,...
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The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington: During His ..., Volume 7

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington, John Gurwood - Great Britain - 1837
...the Light division, by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally, with the whole of the 2nd corps, to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in. ' The 43rd regiment, under Major Patrickson, particularly distinguished themselves ; as did that part...
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The dispatches of ... the duke of Wellington, compiled by lieut. colonel ...

Arthur Wellesley (1st duke of Wellington.) - 1837
...the Light division, by Colonel Beckwith's brigade principally, with the whole of the 2d corps, to be one of the most glorious that British troops were ever engaged in. ' The 43d regiment, under Major Patrickson, particularly distinguished themselves ; as did that part...
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