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  Battle of Valmy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Valmy (September 20, 1792) formed a turning point in the wars associated with the French Revolution.
The result was the world-renowned Cannonade of Valmy (20 September 1792).
Dumouriez’s pursuit was not seriously pressed; he occupied himself chiefly with a series of subtle and curious negotiations which, with the general advance of the French troops, brought about the complete withdrawal of the allied invaders from the soil of France.
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 Poke's Fifteen Decisive Battles
A FEW miles distant from the little town of St. Mene hould, in the northeast of France, are the village and hill of Valmy, and near the crest of that hill a simple monument points out the burial-place of the heart of a general of the French republic and a marshal of the French empire.
To that battle the democratic spirit which in 1848, as well as in 1792, proclaimed the Republic in Paris, owed its preservation, and it is thence that the imperishable activity of its principles may be dated.
It is a fact peculiarly illustrative of the importance of the battle of Valmy, that " during the summer of 1792 the gentlemen of Brittany entered into an extensive association for the purpose of rescuing the country from the oppressive yoke which had been imposed by the Parisian demagogues.
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 Valmy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Valmy is a village and commune in the Sainte-Menehould arrondissement of the Marne département in France.
The town stands on the west flank of the Argonne massif, mid-way between Verdun and Paris, near Vouziers.
Valmy provided the setting for the Battle of Valmy on September 20, 1792.
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 Battle of Marengo (1800) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
However, the course of the battle was reversed by the return (in response to an urgent summons from Bonaparte) of previously detached forces under the French General (Click link for more info and facts about Desaix) Desaix.
With 24 hours of the battle, Melas entered into negotiations which led to the Austrians evacuating Northern Italy west of the (An Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland) Ticino, and suspending military operations in Italy.
The Battle of Marengo was the victory that sealed the success of Napoleon's Italian campaign of 1800 and is best understood in the context of that campaign see (Click link for more info and facts about French Revolutionary Wars: Campaigns of 1800) French Revolutionary Wars: Campaigns of 1800.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Ba/Battle_of_Marengo_(1800).htm   (1206 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Battle of Marengo (1800)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Battle of Marengo was fought near the city of Alessandria, in Piedmont, north-western Italy on June 14, 1800 during the war of the Second Coalition.
However, the course of the battle was reversed by the return (in response to an urgent summons from Bonaparte) of previously detached forces under the French General Desaix.
The Battle of Marengo was the victory that sealed the success of Napoleon's Italian campaign of 1800 and is best understood in the context of that campaign see French Revolutionary Wars: Campaigns of 1800.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle-of-Marengo-(1800)   (1736 words)

  
 Valmy : Battle of Valmy : Francois Kellerman : Revolutionary Wars
Valmy : Battle of Valmy : Francois Kellerman : Revolutionary Wars
At this battle a mixture of French regulars and conscripts, under General Francois Kellerman, faced an army of Brunswick veterans.
Although twice the number of the enemy, the French were unsure of the loyalty of the pre-revolution trained troops and the courage of the newcomers.
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 Battle of Valmy -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Battle of Valmy (September 20, 1792) formed a turning point in the wars associated with the (The revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799) French Revolution.
The invading allies readily captured (Click link for more info and facts about Longwy) Longwy and slowly marched on to (A battle in World War I (1916); in some of the bloodiest fighting in World War I the German offensive was stopped) Verdun, which was more indefensible even than Longwy.
Dumouriez, undaunted, changed front so as to face north, with his right wing on the Argonne and his left stretching towards (The battle in which Attila the Hun was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451) Châlons, and in this position Kellermann joined him at Sainte-Menehould on 19 September 1792.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/battle_of_valmy.htm   (441 words)

  
 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Valmy Battle of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Valmy, Battle of, battle fought on September 20, 1792, at the village of Valmy, near the town of Sainte-Menehould in north-eastern France.
Louis Philippe belonged to the House of Bourbon-Orléans, a branch of the French royal family stemming from Philippe I, duc d'Orléans, the brother of...
On the day after the victory at Valmy, the newly elected National Convention convened in Paris.
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 battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
(73) battle, conflict, fight, engagement -- (a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement") 2.
(8) struggle, battle -- (an energetic attempt to achieve something "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition") 3.
conflict, struggle, battle -- (an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs") Overview of verb battle The verb battle has 1 sense (first 1 from tagged texts) 1.
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 The Manila Times Internet Edition | OPINION > Dien Bien Phu–a turning point in Vietnamese history and elsewhere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
HANOI—The battle of Dien Bien Phu was the critical event in Vietnam’s emergence as an independent nation state, but it also had a key impact on anticolonialism movements elsewhere.
This thinking is reflected in the way Vietnam is celebrating today’s 50th anniversary of the battle, which together with the liberation of Saigon in 1975, is still used by the communist regime today as the historical pillar of its legitimacy to rule.
tc "“Dien Bien Phu is the battle of Valmy of the Vietnamese.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/may/07/yehey/opinion/20040507opi6.html   (1187 words)

  
 Chronology: the ‘Long   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Battle of Salamanca, defeat of French in Spain by army commanded by the Duke of Wellington.
Battle of Waterloo; Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St Helena.
Prussia defeats Austria at the battle of Königgrätz (Sadowa).
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 The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo By Sir Edward Creasy, M.A.-Chapter 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A few miles distant from the little town of St. Menehould, in the north-east of France, are the village and hill of Valmy; and near the crest of that hill, a simple monument points out the burial- place of the heart of a general of the French republic, and a marshal of the French empire.
The Duke of Valmy (for Kellerman, when made one of Napoleon's military peers in 1802, took his title from this same battlefield) had participated, during his long and active career, in the gaining of many a victory far more immediately dazzling than the the one, the remembrance of which he thus cherished.
It is a fact peculiarly illustrative of the importance of the battle of Valmy, that "during the summer of 1792, the gentlemen of Brittany entered into an extensive association for the purpose of rescuing the country from the oppressive yoke which had been imposed by the Parisian demagogues.
www.nalanda.nitc.ac.in /resources/english/etext-project/history/wars/chapter15.html   (4731 words)

  
 Dien Bien Phu -- a turning point in Vietnamese history and elsewhere
The battle of Dien Bien Phu was the critical event in Vietnam's emergence as an independent nation state, but it also had a key impact on anti-colonialism movements elsewhere.
This thinking is reflected in the way Vietnam is celebrating this week's 50th anniversary of the battle, which together with the liberation of Saigon in 1975, is still used by the communist regime today as the historical pillar of its legitimacy to rule.
"Dien Bien Phu is the battle of Valmy of the Vietnamese.
www.spacewar.com /2004/040504023445.vzlsnhgf.html   (610 words)

  
 Nevada State Historic Preservation - Nevada Historical Markers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Overlooking the old California Emigrant Trail, Valmy was named after the Battle of Valmy in France.
Established in 1910 by the Southern Pacific Railroad Company as a section point, Valmy served during the steam era as a water and fuel stop for the railroad.
For generations the scene of battles over two springs, Treaty Hill marks the site where peace was wrought by compromise, when two chiefs sat down and divided springs and territory between the warring tribes.
dmla.clan.lib.nv.us /docs/shpo/markers/mark_167.htm   (142 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Battle of Valmy
Valmy, Battle of, battle fought on September 20, 1792, at the village of Valmy, near the town of Sainte-Menehould in northeastern France.
Warfare, War, artworks of battle scenes, battle fatigue, bloodiest one-day battle in U.S. history, famous battles – ancient, famous battles –...
Alamo, The, former Franciscan mission in San Antonio, Texas, erected about 1722, later used as a fort, and now preserved as a state monument.
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 War
For instance, 71 battle names appear under the War of the American Revolution and 166 campaigns and battles are listed for World War II; in addition, many more actions appear in the text.
The lists of battles are intended as a guide, so that readers may trace the course of a war by its battles.
Gallic Wars 58-52 BC Julius Caesar's Legions vs. the Helvetians, Germans, Gauls of southern France and, in one battle, the Britons.
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 The Battle of Jemappes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This is one of four battle scenes painted by Vernet for the duc d'Orléans (later King Louis-Philippe) depicting French successes in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars.
The other three are 'The Battle of Hanau', 'The Battle of Montmirail' and 'The Battle of Valmy'.
The duc d'Orléans had been involved in this battle and in the battle of Valmy, and Vernet's pictures became part of his propaganda campaign to establish his revolutionary credentials.
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 valmy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Grep of noun valmy battle of valmy valmy Overview of noun valmy The noun valmy has 1 sense (no senses from tagged texts) 1.
Valmy, battle of Valmy -- (the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery)) Overview of noun valmy The noun valmy has 1 sense (no senses from tagged texts) 1.
Valmy, battle of Valmy -- (the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery))
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 Station Information - Battle of Valmy
Brunswick meanwhile had passed the northern defiles and had then swung round to cut off Dumouriez from Châllons.
At the moment when the Prussian manceuvre was nearly completed, Kellermann, commanding in Dumouriez’s momentary absence, advanced his left wing and took up a position between Sainte-Menehould and Valmy.
The French artillery justified its reputation as the best in Europe, and eventually, with no more than a half-hearted infantry attack, Brunswick broke off the action and retired.
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 The Wargamer - 1000 Years of War in Review
Battle of Zorndorf (1758) between Russia and Prussia is inconclusive; the Austrians lay siege to Neisse and defeat Frederick at Hochkirch.
Battle of Panipat in 1761 ends with Afghans crushing the Marathas.
France declares war on Austria, Prussia, and Sardinia, defeating Austria and Prussia at the Battle of Valmy (1792), occupying Brussels and conquering Austrian Netherlands.
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 Battle of Valmy, General Kellerman
Battle of Valmy, military art print of the French Revolutionary wars.
Battle of Valmy, French victory for General Kellerman.
The French General Kellerman (Duc de Valmy) resisted the invading armies under the Duke of Brunswick at Valmy, between Reims and Verdun, on 20th September, 1792, a turning-point in the French revolutionary wars.
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 THE NAFZIGER COLLECTION
It the Battles of Vittoria, Bidasoa, Maya, Roncesvalles, Sorauren, the fall of Saint Sebastian, the battles of Neville, the Nive, St.Pierre, Orthez, and Toulouse.
The discussion of the campaign is filled with highly detailed accounts of every battle that occurred during this campaign, from the big battles to the sieges and the small engagements of raiding parties supported by a few hundred Polish militia.
In addition, to a varying degree, the battle history of the army and its units is discussed.
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 Valmy
The small village of Valmy is in the Sainte-Menehould[?] arrondissement of the Marne département in France.
It provided the setting for the Battle of Valmy on September 20, 1792.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/va/Valmy.html   (67 words)

  
 Kellermann, François Christophe duke of Valmy, Marshal (1804)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kellermann father, the craftsman of the victory of Valmy, which saves, in 1792 France: the Republic is proclaimed the shortly after the battle.
It is at this station that it orders from the battle of Valmy (September 20, 1792).
He is member of the large board of directors of the Legion of Honor on July 2, 1802, marshal on May 19, 1804 and duke of Valmy in 1807.
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 Napoleon Series Battle Lists
Here you can find the references indicated in the battle lists as well as many other works.
The headings of the different wars include a separate section with the french campaigns of these wars.
All naval battles are in the "Other actions and Naval Battles" section.
www.napoleon-series.org /military/c_listings.html   (572 words)

  
 History of Germany, The French Revolution and Germany
But at the Battle of Valmy in late 1792, the French army, a revolutionary citizens' army fighting on its own soil, defeated the professional imperial army.
At this battle, Russians fought alongside Austrians against the French, who were aided by forces from several south German states, including Bavaria, Baden, and Württemberg.
Among them was Carl Schurz, who later fought at the Battle of Gettysburg as a Union officer, served one term as a United States senator from Missouri, and was appointed secretary of the interior by United States president Rutherford B. Hayes.
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 September 20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Battle of Chalons-Attila the Hun is decisively defeated by Theodoric the VisiGoth and Aetius the Roman Legate.
BATTLE OF VALMY- French revolutionaries (The Sans-cullottes, without trousers) mow down the Prussian army, the best of the age, who were trying to suppress their republic and rescue King Louis.
BATTLE OF CHICKAMAGUA- Bloody battle in Eastern Tennessee when Union General Rosecrans moves some troops to fill an imagined gap in his line and opens up a real gap that Confederate General Bragg exploits to defeat the Yankees.
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 September 20
September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years).
1643 - English Civil War: Battle of Newbury - Parliamentarian Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex defeats a Royalist army commanded by Charles I of England at Newbury, Berkshire.
1854 - Battle of Alma - British and French troops defeat Russians in the Crimea
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