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Post Man (Newspaper) - June 4, 1802, London, Middlesex v � fin And the Hiftorical Account, &0 � ,fl -.0+ From 1E&ttrf&a? June 4i une march haver cut rVow the Imperial Army under Prince Eugene ef Savoy, near Pietplo, May 21. iPoh advice ot the motion of the'French Troops towards,the River M*, Prince Eugene of Saw/with the other Generals went the 15th inflant tor view the ._ Ground about Pra-Albino^ but it: was not Thought fit that our Army fhould thither , becaufe the Enemy might off our Communication wi and therefore it Was tefolv Gmettt; but in the mean time the Maricgrave of Anfpacb wai fent'with 2 R�gtments of Dragoons towards fro-Albino, to obferve the Enejuy, and cover our march. The idth W& encamped near ,7*V?r*W^ Chir_Trdops being now toge^e^wc lye cpfgRgQU. th our Ma'gaithe's , out Right to ^Wtwra-m ^fta'$aj$ra\ and^wJ-efc Ived to match to ' reaching thf,^/i?c^thflppa| Quarters bejng&gajr Venice', May 16. Several I^g^iTef .arearrived here with advice, jjfa^Prjnce ,^m^i'>Sfwy hasten obljJ^^yqW jteveraXipPgft^^hquc Mantpfj-jnCctr it|at"f^^Erench' may^ifttrpjiuce thejr fein-/or&rn^dGS ffiejfeinrjo o^the, $d�*f GttwT&titifo, CoMmer^ wKp'jf^s, ppfted, at(Maryiiruolo, haS'qsiHUi 'tnae p^c^;|n�jQj:nei^n^ce-j&�^ who is,5gefted at theGites pGfo�$a',on the.^purji fide there^f^hcre fte ii^rejiches nimfelf^. and oieems te,toHM^^6 makeVtfapd^gaihp: theJFi:en CQ^p%o6*,M*g' _____ ___________....... jiments Of/HorfeV vice" thacfomeFrench" TVoops were advanced & Far . 2 of lifa^pnsji/of Cuiraffiersji.of Gtenadeersrjjnd asGoifn, Prince Gmummj' arid Co^nt.TraMnanfifaf 6 of FpBt^aj^mivediatJi&l^jiandare ejtpeSed - " ' ' this'evening.' it > " . from tkfiamp beforet Kej/fyfaffifr -June ii.' Two. daj^s- ago we g^e a general.al&uJ^iQ the Counteic-^ rcaxp,.iand'ia^Bi amoftpb.(linRte3fight, which-lafted near 3*"Jiours, we lodged outfelves near thePalJifia- does, and have, brough t a Battery on the Glacis,' ttr u�..�. 'kC'^k ,C.u. 1x7^11 n.t.:-t___:ii _.. quirted foine Ports about Mantua, and came to.'Pbntt Merlano, wHfere they were reinfprced by the Cuirafc fieurs of Palfi. Collonel Paul Diack was fent wfth'hik Hollars' it Medona delle Grade to ohferve the Eherriy, The 15th Prince Eugene with $00. Grenidfcers *^'nd; 300 Dragoons went to take a view of, Qeriff, one of* the 4. GaresoFM�*Mnd encamped'with^AfW hattecparFof theJValJ, whicfr^'c^ in the neighbourhood of thatPdft, and reln/ved- tp. attack the fame, caufing forhe pieces of Cannbri to be brought, uut General .Guftenflein^ pofted'hifa^ lelfar the fame time near anprh^r Gate of Mantua^ mating .a fhew of attackiri^ the iame.' Thepabth' our Cannon began to fire, arid in jS.fhots we b'rpke down the Draw-bridge, and obliged the Enemy to quit anflntrenchment theV had call Up before "that Gate, bfwhich we ppf&rfed our felves, and theh ,at�>' tacked the Gate,forcing the Enemy to quit the fame,, uptvrirhftani/ing they, fired briskly from a RfidPlihj' and Tow^f on the fide of the Town which covered, thatGv'evwe found therein ^Field pieces,ahd 5'fmall piece* of Ordnance called Faucons^il! of Brafs�r The Enem* quitted Pinch, and our Army encamped near thai plats, and great Intrenihriients were, 'marked oil?fir the (econry of-otrr'Carrip.' The ain.w^had vered'by the fard -Glacis, 6,Rw Regimentyof FboV ofHefe'CaJ/elciTne this day ipto our Camp: and I believe, we maty ft'orm the, Bpdy:of" the; place iaii.-or three days at turtheft. We haye had ^2 men : killed,'and abputasTnany,wounded> hut cannofgive you the..partic|tlars of the lpfi ;of the French; Thus., far. I pais affute.you, that';irj r^kaflsclc of Capulefi at liatnur, 6r,any other that ever;I engage'd in}"I ! never fa,w the Ground covered w^th fo. many dead'^ Bodies,, a'?Xfaw the Covered .Way of the Freneb,:of; whom our"Men made a dreadful Slaughtet-" Collo- J nel Muraltm the $w;
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