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Sunday A Day Of Battles

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The great battle of Barnet was foogUt on Euáter Sunday, April 14, 1471. The battle of Val, or Lafleld, ncar Maestricht, was fought on Sunday, tho 2d of July, 1547. The Peninsular war is fruitful in Sunday fighting. ïhe gecond battle in Portugal, that in Viiniers, was fought on Suuday, 31st of August, 1803. The battle of Fuentes d'Onor was guined oo Sunday, tho 5tb of May, 1811. On Sund;iy evening, lGth of January, 183 2, Lord Wellington issued the brief but, determinad order, that '' Cindad Rodrigo must bo carried by assualt this evening at 7 o'clock." Tho battle of Oorthes was fought on Sunday, the 27 th of February, 1813 ; and that of Toulouse - the last general action of the Peninsular war, occurred oa Easter Sunday, the lOth of April following. The battle of Watcrloo was also deeided on Sunday the 18th of June, 1814. The seeond Burmese war afforded two exaroples- Easter Sunday, the llth of April, Í852, the attack on the lines of defenso at Eangoon ; and tho attack and capture of Begu, on Sunday, the 21st of November, 1852. Tho victory of Iukerman was aehioved on Suuday, the 5th of November, 185 1. - And to crown tho who'.e, it was on Sunday, the lOth of May, 1857, that the terrible mutiny broke out at Meerut.


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