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ANNALS

OF THE

PENINSULAR CAMPAIGNS.

“ NUNC IGITUR, NUNC CELO ITERUM VICTRICIA SIGNA
(RES EG ET HIS ARMIS ET BELLATORIBUS ISTIS)
ELEVA, ET ACCELERA PUGILES ARMARE BRITANNOS.”

BAPTISTA MANTUANUS.

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WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH: AND T. CADELL, STRAND, LONDON.

MDCCCXXIX.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

CHAPTER I.

Appointment of Sir John Moore.-Route of his army._He ar.
rives at Salamanca :- Is in great peril :-Deceived in his expec-
tations of assistance :-Resolves to retreat.- Protest of Mr. Frere.
-Interview of Sir John Moore with the Spanish Generals.-Mor-
la.-Resolutions of Moore.-Letter transmitted by Charmilly.-
Sir John Moore communicates with Romana.—Retrospect of the
operations of the Spanish armies.-Folly of the Supreme Junta.
The French approach Madrid :—Surrender of that city.–Napo-
leon's proclamation.-Sir John Moore advances.-Halt of the army
at Toro.—Romana retreats.-Engagement of Lord Paget.-Re-
treat of Moore.- Perilous situation of his army.--He reaches As-
torga.-Sufferings and insubordination of the troops.—The retreat
continued.-Battle of Corruna._Death of Sir John Moore.--Em-
barkation of the army.--Observations on the campaign.

CHAPTER III.

Second Siege of Zaragoza.—Preparations for defence.-Palafox
refuses to surrender. Progress of the siege.-The command of

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