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   Post Man (Newspaper) - August 29, 1802, London, Middlesex                                Nuftib,   too?   BBBB And the KLiilorie&l Account, "&c. Hague, September i. Efides what we fold you mrourformer, of tie march of rheConfoderafeArrny and the retreat bftheFrench.it wUl not be amilV to impart tb,j'ou i Journal to. the i,ft inft. *hich we have received f/ciJi an Officer, feverif particulars not meh^'aned in other i. i> The nd pift'the Confederate Army marched ' :i\ o  yfr&e/,. and Came Back near P.0, ami Monfieur ' Ob dam w;iacqmrnand d a fepartre Body defigned i- - rhe SitgeQf fejift; foJiowed our Army and en-" ci.TipeJ at C��//f:1-Vr,hile we Were^nmching, our ' G lerals were informed that tittjFrench were like- * in i full marcji,, and as they thought they in- * -nuid to fall upon the detachment of Monfieur J ftp, orders were fent to that.General to haften ' h.   march rhe following day, being the 23d of jiwrajl* and to Iceepas cioiV to oar Armyaipoffible. * W� snarcned that day to 'HelSerin^ a'a,d Monfieur ' Obiatn matched with fo much diligence," that be 'jo'neu u/Right before noon. The Enemy appear'd ' iramecia'rti}) in fight, and caufed 3* Squadrons to 'advance towajd,. our Left, which occasioned iuch ' morions on both(fiJe9, that the two. Artnies were ' drao-.- up in Bjrralia within a  ine.; (hot, and * only pa red by a Morafs an .-efaid, but Count Cirniiie Son to ' Monfieur Auv�rc[ut'-jue was fent thither with hi* own * Regiment to prevent tcieir dellgnvandjip^n.h^ap* ' proac: ~he French retired in great precipitation. A\s ' that Foff wasqf �'sar importance,* other Regiment 1 of Foot and one of Dragoons were detached ta fe-' cure it.   In the mean time we railed Batteries, as * rhe French did c^; their fide, but ours being placed ' on a rifiaa ground, rcr.le mo re execution than the 4 French, ^hica- were placed. in a bottom, the ' Armies C0ntinued all the night under their Aftol, ' and the 24th the-Canaor. begin to pjsy again on 'both fides, and we fired a^out i� Bcrmbs amongft * them, whkh killed and wounded feveral Men ; and * fome Deferters report that they had if omen killed * by our Bombs or Canpon.beiidvjs aPerfon of Note, ' who is reported to be Monfieur Mmswd Lieure* ' nam General, a Lieutenant Collonel and ia other * Officers. We loft on our fide a Danifh Major, an ' Englifh Captain, 12 or if Tioopers ^arid about Jo ' Horfes; Monfieur 7j7��iLieutenant ColIonelbfBaron ' Qbdams Regiment, was killed by an excels ef ' bravery, having advanced too iaT,- aqd < defyd * Piftol in hand a whole French Squadron.who made * a difcharge upon him, none of their Officers having ' hid coarage enough to engage a fingls Combat ' with him, as it is often praclifed when the Armies' 'are fonear. Our Generals fpent rhe reft of the 4diy in viewing the grGtrrid on all fides, through * which they might afai-k the En�my, and having ' difcovered fome paiTss through the Morafs, a Coun-' cil^f War was held about 8 in the evening.wherein * it was refolved to attack them the next morning by 4 break of day ; this caufed an univerfa_l joy through. 4 the whala Army, who expefted the next morning ' with an extraordinary impatience ; but about 11 of the Clock at night, advice came that the Enemy Twere decampinR, having lighted  ((rear Fire* to * conceal their de-ls'i   aud p!sc�l Prhs from place * ro-pUse from rhe-r Csinp to 3 D:F.\i with greit_ ''�btiiidt:s of Straw on the cop of Vn. - hich they" ' tahted, to ihew Vjz way to thei..- joaldiers.  The -t. ".       '     .1 :�� � f.t      �� ��� un� tifnn ;-- - -.ii.r,   ,..   j.-aM *.- . - '� Generals got immediately on-HotfeWclr, 'and fhe Eulof MarlilurwiksAbm. theRrgl�?;:ar)a MeA!Farl ' o^Athlone from the Left, m�rcft�dlft',lMleSk of ifoy ' with 20 SquVdrbns; each td faW^oir^.r^'eTi Rear, ' but they could fidt overtake but?^r^b^::^uadr6ns . ' of the Troops of the* JFtenchKin^'qr^l]^M,�hich * w;ere charged by'Brigaiieer^oi.a'p^BgiJiefjl birokei ' leaving feveral dead arfdTMfoners behlnir tl:em. Oar Generals did not.think fit to pbtiafcifeiii any ' further, for w^c&Blifhoi* come at them; bvii by,ji * DeflJe. behind which'-thetr wholVA^^^ d^aien. ' up in Battalia.Tfie FrVrtrin marched Ijqir^{^enc9 firft ' toLocmtnAai then'turnfed. tQltotlfafa a^S^WObtM 1 fo left our Army yjJryjfowy for theie'di'&rJpoiritni'Jifit. Their Retieu*bas howev^t this gfkU trc>, 
                            

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