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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;iacqmrnandd 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 . - '� 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>, T$m liima * day we had advice, that the French wefe!n$renjpg towards our Army, afld about 4 in- the an;'ernooa 'we discovered f Squadrons of theirswithin' a fhor? 1 mile, of our Right. This made us believe aHd'hope; ' that they defignedto fight us thel -+i was a mift'ake, their.deftgn Was to * cover fome of their parties, of whichewe took 3d � or 40 nien. The. fame day werecaifed the wei* � come news of the, defeat of the King - afi *.ifai�by * Prince Eugene, wb^ch caufed a gre^C .jopm rhil 'Camp. We bad in the night a fort\.ofnaJarm in � ourLeft, the Enemy beating their Drurnsinttlight- with feve-ral other French and; Spanilh Geaerals.acncke*! foatd days ago a Redoubt within ,a miles of ffti/r, wherein wecfad 60 men)inrGarrifon� who made fo noble ai defence, that the $mi%rds were thrice repnlfed With grea't Jpfs, but at .Jail.poffeifed (hemfelyes of apart of that Ajvork. of, which notice being given toth*. Governor ptliul^ he matched but with part. �f 1 if Carrifon and fome Field-f leces, but upon his ap* proacii ;