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advanced guard afterwards allied army Anecdotes arrived artillery attack battalion battle body bridge brigade Brigadier-General British army British troops Buonaparte Cadiz cannon cavalry charge Ciudad Rodrigo Colonel Wellesley column command Commander-in-Chief commenced conduct corps defeat defence detachment division Douro dragoons enemy enemy's fire flank force formed French army front gallant gallantry garrison guns heights Hill honour horse immediately infantry inhabitants killed Lieutenant Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-General Lord Wellington Lordship loss Madrid Major Major-General Marmont Marquis Marshal ment military morning moved movements neral night º º obliged occupied officers operations Oporto passed picquets Portugal Portuguese position possession prisoners Rajah rear received regiment retired retreat river road Salamanca Scindiah sent siege Sir Arthur Wellesley Sir David Baird Sir John Moore Sir William Beresford soldiers soon Soult Spain Spaniards Spanish Sultaun Tagus taken Talavera tion Tippoo took town village whilst whole wounded