The Battle of Coa (July 24, 1810) was part of the Peninsular War period of the Napoleonic Wars. It took place in the valley of the Coa river. July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Peninsular War (1808â1814) (known as War of Independence in Spain, as French Invasions in Portugal, as Guerre dEspagne in France was a major conflict during the Napoleonic Wars, fought on the Iberian Peninsula by Spanish, Portuguese, and the British forces against the Napoleonic French. ... Combatants Allies: â¢ Great Britain/United Kingdom, â¢ Prussia, â¢ Austria, â¢ Sweden, â¢ Russia â¢ France â¢ Denmark-Norway â¢ Poland Casualties Full list Full list The Napoleonic Wars were a series of wars fought during Napoleon Bonapartes rule over France. ...
Peninsular Wars battles and skirmishes including the Battle of Coa
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Rosss guns were attached to the Light Division, and, with Craufurd, took part in the actions on the Coa and the battle of Busaco.
When Massna began his famous retreat from the lines of Torres Vedras, Rosss troop was amongst the foremost in the pursuit; at Redinha and Pombal, at Sabugal and Fuentes dOnor, the Chestnuts earned great distinction, and in December 1811 their commander received a brevet-majority for his services.
He was present at Ciudad Rodrigo and Badajoz, at the Salamanca forts and the battle of Salamanca, still attached to the Light Division.
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