to Charleroi. LIGNY. 25. Route. 245
n of Bliicher’s position, obser to the Marshal that
oops he would have occupie the ground differently.
of the und occupied by Bliicher near Sr.
hich he re ied as the keys of his position, were,
tle security in the direction in which the commun-
to be maintained, and that the villages in
distant to be reinforced without enormous
at the Duke, after his interview with the
he simultaneous battles, remarked to one
make a gallant fight; they are capital
but they will be beaten.’ And the Prus-
well ning the military reputation
tmost € were fruitless; they sustained
nally repulsed, put not conquered.
of both ides the total force of
with 242 guns, that of the
but a large proportion of the
iers, while most of the Prussi
g and ine ienced. The French artillery
rior and far more vantageously placed.
jan army on the night after the Battle of
bert to Wavre (p. 214), is perhaps without
warfare. So perfect was the order and
, that next day the French
cone Iuaton that they must have
not till late on the afternoon of
was discovered, and Marshal
her. The parts acted by the
apoleon and Ney, united, now
2 Bliicher formed the 3rd Corps
in order to keep Grouchy in check,
his three other corps towards Watz2rloo,
ening of the 18th, in time to acta most pro-
in a ery of incalculable importance to the
Ligny lies Freurus, celebrated for the
On 26th June, 1794, another battle took place
1 army under the Prince of Cobourg and the
vhich the latter gained an advantage.
‘he French intrenchments, captured twenty
k to Marchiennes-au-Pont (p. 158), when
tanding, ordered his troops to re-
event proved, ultimately contributed
v It is a curious historical fact, that
on this occasion a balloon was employed by the French in order to
reconnoitre the Austrian position, but with what success it does not appear.
=391/y M. Charleroi- Ouest. — 44 M. Charleroi (Sud), see p. 219.
nad storme a
ilway Stations. 1. Station des Guillemins (Pl. A, B, 7; restaurant),
on the left bank of the Meuse, for the Cologne- Verviers els (Ostend),
he Cologne Nienviers Loy ain Malines (Antwerp, Rotterdam)-Ghent-Ostend,
2 Tongeren-H: lt (Eindhoven, Amsterdam), the Namur-Charleroi (Paris),
Liége ae nster-Luxembourg, and the Liege-Rivage-L Bxem DO UTE ER eg —
Longdoz (Pl. C, D, 5; restaurant, déj. 2, 3 fr.). on the
right bank, for Maastricht, for the branch-line to ae ere for the
local trains to Cl née-Chaud font 1ine. — 3. Station de Jonfosse (Pl. , 4) —
4. Station du Palais (P\. B, 2; near the Palais de Justice). — 5. yey de
Vivegnis (Pl. D,
1), these three stations on the Tongeren-Hasselt line (see
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