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at the very head of the league against the Head- Quarters, Villa Formoso, May 8. people of France, long before Buonaparté General Staff-2 wounded. was heard of; and, they are not now to be Royal Horse Artillery-1 rank and file, persuaded, that we hate Buonaparté merely 3 horses, killed ; ) rank and file, 3 horses, because he oppresses, or is said to oppress, wounded. the people of France, or any other people. Royal Foot Artillery-1 serjeant, 4 rank No: they will never believe, that those who and file, 9 horses, killed; I Captain, : approved of the Duke of Brunswick's Pro- Lieutenants, 18 rank and file, 2i horses, clamations, are hostile to Napoleon on ac- wounded. count of his hostility to freedom. The 1st Royal Dragoons--4 rank and file, Pitt Club may, therefore, another time, 18 horses, killed; 1 Lieutenant, 36 rank keep their breath to cool their porridge, as and file, 24 horses, wounded. far as relates to the Deliverance of Europe. 14th Light Dragoons-3 rank and file, Not only did the people of France and of 5 horses, killed; 2 Captains, 2 LieuleEurope see England at the head of a league nants, 1 Cornet, 6 serjeants, 21 rank and against the French before the name of file, 22 horses, wounded; 3 rank and file, Napoleon was known to us; but they 3 horses, missing.
us, after he became known, and 10th Light Dragoons-7 rank and file, after he became chief of the nation, | 4 horses, killed; 2 Lieutenants, 16 rank make peace with him, make a treaty of and file, 5 horses, wounded; i Captain, 1 friendship with him, and heard us say, that serjeant, 2 horses, missing. we liked him better than we did the republican Ist Hussars, King's German Legion-1 godernment. After this the people of France serjeant, 1 drummer, 6 horses, killed; 1 and of Europe are not such brutes as to Major, 1 Captajn, 1 Lieutenant, 2 serjeants, believe, that our haired of Napoleon arises i drummer, 37 rank and file, 20 horses, in any degree, from his being an oppres. wounded. sor of the people.
1st Batt. Coldstream Guards-4 rank WM. COBBETT. and file killed ; 1 Captain, 2 serjeants, 49 State Prison, Newgate, Friday,
rank and file wounded; I Ensign, 7 rank May 31, 1911.
and file, missing.
Ist Batt. 3d Guards--1 Ensign, 5 rank
and file, killed ; 1 Captain, 3 serjeants, +0 OFFICIAL PAPERS,
rank and file, wounded; 1 LieutenantPortugal.-The WAR.- Return of Officers Colonel, 12 rank and file, missing.
killed, wounded, and missing of the Army 3d Batt. 1st Foot- serjeant, & rauk under the Command of Lieutenant-Gene- and file, wounded. ral Lord Viscount Wellington, in the 2d Batt. 5th Foot-3 rank and file Affair of Fuentes Onoros, on the Evening wounded. of the 3rd of May, 1811.
Ist Batt. Oth Foot -4 rank and file (Concluded from page 1344.)
wounded, 1st Batt. 71st Foot-Captain M Intyre,
2d Batt. 24th Foot - Lieutenant, 4. and Lieutenant Fox, severely; Lieutenant rank and file, killed; 2 serjeants, 17 rank M‘Craw, slightly; Ensign Kearne, dan and file, wounded ; i Captain, 4 rank and
file, missing gerously; Adjutant Law, slightly. 1st Bait. 791h Foot-Lieutenant Calder,
2d Batt. 30h Foot-1 serjeant, 3 rank slightly; Ensign Brown, severely.
and file, wounded, 1st Batt. 92d Foot- Lieutenant Hill,
20 Batt. 42d Foot1 serjeant, 1 rank severely.
and file, killed; 1 serjeant, 22 rank and 31 Batt. 95th Foot-Lieutenant Uniacke,
file, wounded. severely.
20 Batt. 44th Foot-4 rank and file 6th Caçadores- Captain de Barros;
wounded. Lieutenauts de Moratto, Manuel Joaquim, killed; 1 rank and file wounded.
1st Batt. 45th Foot-3 rank and file, and J. de' Sante Anno ; Ensigns Ferura killed; 1 rank and file wounded. de Roxa and Antonia Pinto; Adjutant killed; 2 serjeants, 19 rank and file
1st Batt. 50th Foot-3 rank and file, Bento de Magalhoems.
wounded; 1 Lieutenant, 4 rank and file, Return of killed, wounded, and missing of the missing.
Army under the Command of Lieutenant 51st Foot-5 rank and file, wounded. General Lord Viscount Wellington, K. B. 5th Batt. 60th Foot-1 Major, 1 Lieuin Acticn with the French Army on the 5th tenant, 1 serjeant, 11 rank and file, of May, 1811.
wounded; 1 rank and file, wissing.
Ist Batt. 71st Foot-2 Lieutenants,' 1 killed ; 1 Lieutenant, 2 serjeants, frank serjeant, 10 rank and file, killed; 2 En and file, wounded; 10 rank and file, signs, ? Staff, 6 serjeants, 1 drummer, 64 missing. rank and file, wounded; 2 Lieutenants, 2 Total British loss--I Captain, 7 Lieuteserjeants, I drummer, 34 rank and file, nants, 1 Ensign, 8 serjeants, 2 drummers, missing.
129 rank and file, 45 horses, killed ; 2 Ge. 74th Foot- Lieutenant, 2 rank and neral Staff, į Lieutenant-Colonel, 4 Majors, file, killed; 2 Captains, 1 staff, 1 serjeant, 15 Captains, 21 Lieutenants, 7 Cornets or 52 rank and file, wounded.
Ensigns, 2 Staff, 50 serjeants, 4 drummers, 1st Batt. 79th Foot-1 serjeant, 26 rank 768 rank and file, 95 horses, wounded'; i and file, killed; 1 Lieutenant-Colonel, 2 Lieutenant-Colonel, 2 Captains, 3 LieuteCaptains, 5 Lieutenants, 1 Ensign, 5 ser-nants, i Ensign, 8 sérjeants, 2 drummers, jeants, 121 rank and file, wounded; 2 ser- 226 rank and file, 5. horses, missing. jeants, 92 rank and file, missing,
Portuguese Loss-5 serjeants, į drum. 2d Batt. 33d Foot-1 Lieutenant, 1 ser mer, 44 rank and file, killed; 1 Lieutenant jeant, i drummer, killed ; 1 Lieutenant, Colonel, 2 Lieutenants, 4 Cornets or En2 serjeants, 26 rank and file, wounded. signs, il serjeants, 140 rank and file,
85th Foot-1 Lieutenant, 12 rank and wounded; I serjeant, 7 drummers, 43 rank file, killed; I Captain, 2 Lieutenants, 3 and file, missing. serjeants, í drummer, 32 rank and file, General Total-1 Captain, 7 Lieutewounded'; 2 serjeants, 1 drummer, 10 nants, 1 Ensign, 13 serjeants, 3 drummers, rank and file, missing.
173 rank and file, and 45 horses, killed; 2 1st Batt. 88th Foot - Captain, 1 rank General Staff, 2 Lieutenant-Colonels, 4 and file, killed; 1 Lieutenant, 1 Ensign, 1 Majors, 15 Captains, 23 Lieutenants, 11 serjeant, 1 drummer, 45 rank and filé, Cornets or Ensigns, 2 staff, 01 serjeants, 4. wounded'; 1 rank and file missing. drummers, 906 rank and file, and 95
1st Batt. 92d Foot--7, rank and file, horses, wounded ; 1 Lieutenant-Colonel, 2 killed ; 1 Major, 1 Lieutenant, 2 sérjeants, Captains, 3 Lieutenants, i Ensign, 9 ser, 32 rank and file, wounded.
jeants, 9 drummers, 269 rank and file, and 94th Foot-4 rank and file, wounded. 5 borses, missing.
Ist Batt. 95th Foot | serjeant, 6 rank (Signed) CHARLES STEWART, and file, wounded.
Major-Gen. and Adjut.-Gen. 2d Batt. 95th Foot--1 rank and file, Names of Officers killed, wounded, and mis. wounded. 3d Batt. 95th Footi Lieutenant, I
sing of the army under the command of
Licutenant-General Viscount Wellington, rank and file, killed; 2 rank and file
in Action with the French Army on the wounded; 1 serjeant, 1 rank and file,
5th of May, 1811. missing. Chasseurs Britanniques-2'Serjeants,
Killed. 28 rank and file, killed; 2 Captains, 1 1st Batt. 3d Guards-Ensign Cookson. Lieutenant, 1 Ensign, 2 serjeants, 15 rank 2d Batt. 24th Foot-Lieutenant Ireland. and file, wounded ; 7 rank and file, missing. Ist. Batt. 71st Foot-Lieutenants Hous.
Ist Light Batt. King's German Legion-ton and Graham.
2d Batt. 83d Foot-Lieutenant Ferris.
34 Batt. 95th Foot-Lieutenant Westby.
Wounded. Legion-1 Major, 3 serjeants, 14 rank and file, wounded ; 1 rank and file missing. Major-General Nightingall, slightly.
2d ditto-2 rank and file, killed; 2 Cap 10th Hussars-Lieutenant Fitzclarence,
Thompson, Lieutenants Martin and Wool-
severely ; Captain Mills, Lieutenants 1st. Batt. 3d Guards–Lieutenant-ColoGwynne and Badcock, Cornet Elles, nel Hill. slightly.
2d Batt. 24th Foot-Captain Andrews. 16th Light Dragoons-Lieutenant Wey. 1st Batt. 50th Foot-Lieutenant Ryan. land, severely; Lieutenant Blake, ditio, 1st Batt. 71st Foot-Lieutenants Roy since dead.
and Baldwin. CHARLES STEWART, 1st Hussars, King's German Legion
Maj.-Gen. and Adj.-Gen. Major Meyer, slightly; Captain Gruben, Lieutenant Krauckenberg, severely. 1st Batt. Coldstreain Guards-Captain
PORTUGAL. THE WAR.- From the London Hervey, slightly.
Garette, May 28, 1811.-Downing-street, 1st Batt. 3d Guards—Captain Clitherow,
May 28, 1811.-A Dispatch, of which slightly.
the following is an Extract, was this day
received at the Earl of Liverpool's Ofice, 5th Batt. 60th Foot_Major Woodgate, Lieutenant Wynné, slightly.
addressed to his Lordship by Lieutenant
General Lord Viscount Wellington, K. B. 1st Batt. 71st Foot-Ensign Cox,
dated Villa Formosa, 15th May, 1811. slightly; Ensign Vandeleur, severely; Adjutant Law, slightly,
Villa Formosa, May 15, 1811. 74th Foot-Captain M Queen, severely; No part of the enemy's army remained Captain Moore, Adjutant White, slightly on the left of the Agueda on the evening of
ist Batt. 79th Foot-Lieutenant-Colonel the 10th instant, excepting one brigade of Cameron, severely ; Captain Fraser, cavalry close to the Bridge of Ciudad Rodslightly ; Captain Davidson, severely; rigo. The 2d corps had crossed at Barba del since dead. Lieutenant Sinclair, slightly; Puerco and the Ford of Val d'Espino, and Lieutenants A. Cameron, Webb, and Ro were cantoned in that neighbourhood; binson, severely; Lieutenant A. Fraser, and our advanced posts were upon the Ensign, W. Cameron, slightly.
Azava and the Lower Agueda.-The 6th 2d Batt. 83d Foot-Lieutenant Vericker, division resumed the duty of the blockade severely.
of Almeida on that evening, and Major. 85th Foot-Captain Nixon, slightly; General Sir William Erskine was ordered Lieutenant Brock, dangerously; Lieutes to send a battalion to Barba del Puerco, nant Hogg, severely.
to guard the bridge there, which had been 1st Batt. 88th Foot-Lieutenant M'Al. previously ordered, and had been posted pine, slightly; Ensign Hogan, severely. to observe the passages of the Duas Casas,
1st Batt. 92d Foot-Major Grant, se between Aldea del Bispo and Barba del verely, left leg amputated; , Lieutenant Puerco.—The enemy blew up some mines M Nab, severely ; right arm amputated. which they had constructed in the works
Chasseurs Britanniques-Captains Freu- of Almeida, a little before one on the ler and Tournefort, slightly; Lieutenant morning of the 11th, and immediately Blemer, slightly; Ensign Proto, severely attacked the picquets by which the place
1st Line Batt. King's German Legion was observed, and forced their way through Major Beck, slightly.
them. They fired but little, and they ap2d Line Batt. King's German Legion-peared to have marched between the Captains Muller and Decken, severely. bodies of troops posted to support the
7th Line Batt. King's German Legion- picquets- and in particular could not Ensign Bachelle, severely.
have passed far from the right of the Brunswick Oels-Lieutenant Zolsikoser, Queen's Regiment.— Upon the first alarm slightly.
Brigadier-General Pack, who was at Mal21st Portuguese Regiment--Ensign partida, joined the picquets, and continued Francisco de Paula, slightly.
to follow and to fire upon the enemy, as a 3d Caçadores--Lieutenant Joao de guide for the march of the other troops Breknique, slightly.
employed in the blockade; and Major6th ditto-Lieutenant-Colonel Sebastio General Campbell marched from MalparPinto, Lieutenant Joze Vas, Ensigns Joze tida with a part of the first battalion 30th Berreira and Francisco Peixoto, slightly; regiment. But the enemy continued their Ensign Perreira, severely, since dead. march in a solid compact body without Missing.
firing, and were well guided between the
positions occupied by our troops.—The 16th Light Dragoons--Captain Belli. 4th regiment, which was ordered to oc
1st Batt. Coldstream Guards-Ensign cupy Barba del Puerço, unfortunately Stothard.
missed the road, and did not arrive there 1st Batt. 36th Foot-2 rank and file
very consi. | M·Intosh wounded.
CHARLES STEWART, as they heard the firing; and the Honour
Major Gen. and Adj, Gen. able Lieutenant Colonel Cochrane of the 36th, who had crossed with a detachment
Foreign Office, May 28, 1811. of the 36th and of the 4th regiments, was Dispatches were this morning received obliged to retire with some loss.—The at the office of the Marquis Wellesley, enemy are indebted for the small part of from Mr. Stuart, his Majesty's Minister the garrison which they have saved prin- at Lisbon, dated the 18th instant, by which cipally to the unfortunate mistake of the it appears, that on the 10th, at midnight, road to Barba del Puerco by the 4th regi- the garrison of Almeida blew up the works ment. During the period of the blockade, of that fortress, and effected a retreat to but particularly during the period that the Barba del Puerco with considerable loss, enerny's army were between the Duas Marshal Soule broke up from Gillena Casas and the Azava, the garrison were in on the 9th of May, at the head of 15,000 the habit of tiring cannon during the men, and his Head-quarters were at Zafra night ; and the picquets near the place on the 13th, where he effected a junction were frequently attacked. On the night with the division of General Latour Mau. of the 7th there had been a very heavy bourg, which increased his numbers to fire of cannon from the place, and the near 22,000 men. General Ballasteros picquets were attacked; and another on immediately fell back and united his the night of the 8th, and the Queen's re corps with that of General Blake; their giment in particular, and the other troops combined strength moved from Xeres to employed in the blockade,, were induced Barcarotta. On the 13th, Marshal Beresto believe that the explosion which they ford and General Castanos concentrated heard in the morning of the Th was of their forces in Valverde, where it would the same description with those which appear they have been since joined by they had heard on the preceding nights; General Blake.-On the 10th Marshal and the Queen's regiment did not move at Soult attacked the combined army at Al. all, nor the other troops, till the cause of boera, and, after an obstinate action, was explosion had been ascertained.-Since the repulsed with great loss, abandoning his 11th inst. the enemy have continued their wounded, and retiring to a position in retreat towards the Tormes.-I enclose a sight of the British advanced posts. The return of the killed and wounded of the loss on the part of the allies is not specitroops engaged at Barba del Puerco. fied, but understood to be very severe. Return of killed, wounded and missing of the Major-General Houghton killed; Major. Return of killed, wounded and missing of the Generals Cole and W. Stewart, slightly
Army under the Command of Licutenant
wounded; Lieutenant-Colonels Sir W.
Myers and Duckworth, killed. 1811.
The following is a translation of the
Telegraphic communication received at Head Quarters, Villa Formosa, May 15. Lisbon :- May 17, 1811.- Elvas, half 1st Batt. 4th Foot—2 rank and file kill. past 11, A. M.–At nine yesterday morned; ! Lieutenant, 10 rank and file, ing Marshal Soult attacked our Army at wounded; serjeant, 4 rank and file, Alboera. It was a great battle, Our missing
Armies were victorious. The enemy aban was, to proceed in force on the right of doned their wounded, and took up a new the enemy, and to seize the communica. position in sight of our Army.-Elvas, tion of Castel Bom. In consequence, and May 18, seven P. M.-The battle lasted whilst the second and seventh corps, and six hours and a half. It was contested. the division of the 8rb, kept the centre of The Armies maintained the same positions. the enemy in check, 1 proceeded towards The Allies had General Houghton killed the right with the 6th corps pursuing their and three Generals wounded. The enemy rear guard, the greater part of which was two killed and one wounded. At eight warmly repulsed in Fuentes d'Onoro. this morning Gen. Houghton was buried. This village is hidden by the nature of the
ground, and placed in part on the foot of FRANCE.- Official Account of the Battle of ed. I hoped to carry it and keep it.
the little bill which the enemy possess. Almeida.- Paris May 22.– News from I attacked it, and it was“ soon occupied, the Armies of Spain and Portugal.
The English General, who saw a part of ARMY OF PORTUGAL.
his line cut off by the occupation of this I have the honour to inform your High- important post, did not cease to throw in ness, that on the 2d May, at day-break, fresh troops, and he got possession of it.I ordered the body of the army to pass the The division Ferey, which was alone em Agueda, at the bridge of Rodrigo, and to ployed in this attack, had soon driven the proceed, the 2d upon Marialva, the 8th enemy from the village. and 9th upon Carpeo, with the reserve of turn; in fine, having seen it taken and recavalry; the 6th upon Espeja, with the taken, I sustained ibe division with four rest of the cavalry. The movement was battalions of reserve of the division Mar. effected with much order, the advanced chand, with the 6th corps, and the greater posts of the enemy were driven in, and part of the village remained in our bands the preparations which they had made to during the night. In the mean time they defend the defiles of Marialva, were ren- exchanged some cannon in the centre, dered useless by the passage of the Azava, and they disputed feebly some small at Carpio. This operation was executed posts; the village of Alameda remained without much obstacle from the enemy, with us. On the 4th, at day-break, the and their advanced guard of 14 squadrons enemy, extremely uneasy at the occupa. of cavalry, supported by some hundreds tion of Fuentes d'Onoro, which opened os of fantassins, with artillery, was warmly a debouché in the midst of their line, en treated to beyond Gallegos. The army deavoured in vain to retake it; they were took the following position: the ad corps warmly repulsed; they then filled with in the rear and to the right of Gallegos; a troops the avenues of the village, the division of the 8th on the left of that vil. rocks and walls that flanked it, and renlage, which was occupied by the advanced dered by all sorts of means the entire ocposts; the 6th in the rear of Espeja, and cupation of the upper part of the village the 9th in reserve before Carpio. The in- very difficult. Hence I saw that the ad. formation I had relative to the enemy, vantage would cost the army too dear, and stated that they occupied, with 40 to I employed myself in the dispositions ne. 50,000 men, a fine line of battle behind cessary for a fresh attack. I reconnoitred the brook of Onoro on a hill, whose left of carefully the flank of the enemy which difficult access, was supported by Fort were guarded by the cavalry and the millConception: the right, more accessible, tia of the country. I found an accessible was at Nava de Avel; the head-quarters ground between Nava de Aval and Posoat Villa Formosa. Yet this position of bello, and I resolved to direct the army the enemy was not without danger to thither. "The orders were sent off in the them, since they had behind their front evening, and the movements were ese the rocky bed of the Coa, and but a single cuted during the night.—On the 5th, at carriage communication, sufficiently dif. day-break, the army was placed as follows: ficult, by Castel Bom.—On the 3d, in the the 1st and 2d divisions of the 6th corps in morning, the army marched forward, the face of Posobello, having the 2d division second corps forming still the right and of the 8th in reserve; all the cavalry of proceeding upon Alameda, a division of the army waited under the orders of the 8th, on the left of that village, and the General Montbrun, on the left of the in9th, with the cavalry, marched from Es fantry. The troops, placed opposite the peja upon Fuentes d'onoro. My plan right of the enemy, were destined to