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ANNALS

OF THE

PENINSULAR CAMPAIGNS,

FROM

MDCCCVIII TO MDCCCXIV.

BY THE AUTHOR OF CYRIL THORNTON.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

NUNC IGITUR, NONC CELO ITERUM VICTRICIA SIGNA
(RES EGET HIS ARMIS ET BELLATORIBUS ISTIS)
ELEVA, ET ACCELERA PUGILES ARMARE BRITANNOS."

BAPTISTA MANTUANUS.

VOL. II.

Philadelphia:
CAREY & LEA,_CHESNUT STREET.

1831.

E. & G. Merriam, Printers, Brookfield, Mass.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

Appointment of Sir John Moore.-Route of his army.-He ar-
rives at Salamanca :-Is in greąt peril:—Deceived in his expecta-
tions of assistance :-Resolves to retreat.- Protest of Mr. Frere.-
Interview of Sir John Moore with the Spanish Generals.-Morla.-
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 ap-
proach Madrid :-Surrender of that city.–Napoleon's proclamation.

-Sir John Moore advances.-Halt of the army at Toro.—Romana

retreats.-Engagement of Lord Paget.-Retreat of Moore.-Perilous

situation of his army. He reaches Astorga.-Sufferings and insubor-

dination of the troops.—The retreat continued.-Battle of Corruna.

-Death of Sir John Moore.--Embarkation of the army.-Observa-

tions on the campaign.

CHAPTER II.

Capitulation of Corruna, and surrender of Ferrol.-The French

cross the Tagus.—The duke del Infantado's army.-Operations in

Catalonia.- Vigorous measures of the Junta.—Palacio driven from

the Llobregat.-Siege of Rosas by St. Cyr:-Capitulation.—St. Cyr

marches on Barcelona.-Battle of Llinas.—Defeat of the Spaniards.

-St. Cyr enters Barcelona.--Battle of Molino del Rey.--St. Cyr ad-

vances to Tarragona.

Remonstrance of the Court of Vienna.--Effects of the Peninsular
campaign.--Services of Sir Robert Wilson.-Reinforcement of the
Portuguese army.--Romana defeated at Monterrey.--Atrocities of

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