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" General called on me on that day, and proposed that half of the army should march to the rear to oppose the enemy, while the other half should maintain the post at Talavera. My answer was, that if by half the army... "
The Universal magazine - Page 252
1809
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 79, Part 2

1809 - 746 pages
...remove ; the battalions of Bejar dispersed without making any resistance. The General called upon me on that day, and proposed that half of the army should...Enemy, while the other half should maintain the post at Talavera. My answer was, that if by half the army, he meant half of each army, I could only answer,...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 56

1809 - 536 pages
...battalions of Bejar dispersed without making any resistance. The general called upon me on that dayj and proposed that half of the army should march to the rear to oppose the enemy, while tbe other half should maintain the post at T.-ilivera. My answer was, that if, by half the army, he...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 30

1810 - 1214 pages
...; the battalions oí Bejar dispersed without mn'<ing any resistance. The general called upon me on that day, and proposed that half of the army should...enemy, while the other half should maintain the post at Talavera. My answer was, that if by half the army he meant half of each army, I could only answer,...
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Annual Register, Volume 51

Edmund Burke - 1811 - 1102 pages
...remove; the battalions of Bejar dispersed without making any resistance. , The General called upon me on that day, and proposed that half of the army should...march to the rear to oppose the enemy, while the other iialf should maintain the post at Talavera. My answer was, that if by half the army, be meant half...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 2

1812 - 438 pages
...as well for the purpose of checking Vic tor as to take care of the \vounded. Gen. Cuesta accordingly proposed that half of the army should march to the rear to oppose the enemy, 'white the other -.liould remain at Talavera. Sir Arthur said ihat if by half the army he meant half...
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The Life of the Most Noble Arthur, Marquis and Earl of Wellington ...

Francis L. Clarke, William Dunlap - 1814 - 446 pages
...this intelligence was known, Cuesta then thought proper to apply to Sir Arthur Wdlesley, proposing that half of the army should march to the rear to oppose the enemy, whilst the other half should maintain the post at Talavera : to which the British general answered,...
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A Full and Circumstantial Account of the Memorable Battle of Waterloo: The ...

Christopher Kelly - 1817 - 550 pages
...making any resistance. The general called upon me on that day, and proposed that half of the array should march to the rear to oppose the enemy, while the other half should maintain the post at Talavera. My answer was, that, if by half the army he meant half of each army, I could only answer,...
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The Life of His Grace Arthur, Duke, Marquis, and Earl of Wellington ...

Francis L. Clarke - 1817 - 630 pages
...this intelligence was known, Cuesta then thought proper to apply to Sjr Arthur Wellesley, proposing that half of the army should march to the rear to oppose the enemy, whilst the other half should maintain the post atTalavera; to which the British general answered, that...
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A full ... account of the ... battle of Waterloo, the second restoration of ...

Christopher Kelly - 1818 - 568 pages
...remove; the battalions of Bejar dispersed without making any resistance. The general called upon me on that day, and proposed that half of the army should...enemy, while the other half should maintain the post at Talavera. My answer was, that, if by half the array he meant half of each army, I could only answer,...
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The History of the Reign of George III.: To which is Prefixed, A ..., Volume 6

Robert Bisset - 1820 - 672 pages
...hostile columns had already entered Plasencia. General Cuesta then proposed to the British commander, that half of the army should march to the rear, to oppose the enemy, while the other half should remain at Talavera. Sir Arthur Wellesley replied, that he was ready either to stay or go with the whole...
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