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HISTORY of the PRESENT WAR.
THE allied armay, under the command On the igth 'the army cantoned in the
of his ferene bighness prince Ferdi- neghbourhood of Niedenstein. The corps nand of Brunswick, assembled on the och under the Marquis of Granby marched to of this month at their different posts of Kirchberg and Metze That of Lieute. rendezvous on the Dymel, the Rhume, and nant General Gillac remained in their in Sauerland ; and prince Ferdinand went former position. The Hereditary Prince the same day to Geismar, where lieut. gen. cantoned his troops about Hademar, not Gillac had marched with the corps under far from Fritzlar. Lieutenant General his command. The next day the troops Breidenbach took poffetlion of a magazine halted, and the difpofitions for the motion of 40000 rations at Rofenthal, and ad. of the whole were communicated to the vanced towards Marpurg. The attempt generals.--- On the with the army marched he made upon the town, did not succeed, off in four columns by way of Warbourg, the enemy being upon their guard. He Liebanau, Sielen, and Dringelbourg, and himself was even killed in the attack, advanced towards Caffel, on the fide of and the loss of that excellent general is West Uffeln. Each column was preceded much lamented. On the 14th the army by a vanguard, composed of the piquets, halted, and the Hereditary Prince dewhich were formed into battalions and tached Major General Zaftrow to Feliz. squadrons, for securing the head of their berg, and ordered a part of the cavalry to cantonments; that under lieut. gen. Gil- pass the Eder. An attempt was made to sac was pushed on as far as Halle. The intimidate the garrison of Fritzlar, by hereditary prince marched by the road of firing some cannon Thot, but to no purStadbergen for Mengeringhausen; and lieut. pose. In the mean while, my Lord gen. Breidenbach went from Brilon to Sand: Granby made some motions towards 2 Cuftleberg he took 100 prisoners; Ge- Gudersberg, the garrison of which, conDual Sporken, with Kilmenregg's and Gsting of 200 men, retired into the old Wangenheim's corps united, was ad- castle there ; and in the village, when envanced by the way of Dundarstadt and tered, were found some provision and forage. Heiligenstadt, as far as Dingelftadt, where On the 15th in the morning, some bombe he arrived on the toth; since which time having been thrown into the town of Fritzthere have been no accounts from him. Jar, Col. De Narbonne offered to capitu. The army begun again its march, on the late, if the most honourable terms were al12th, in the same order as they had done lowed him. Answer was returned him, the day before, and arrived in the neigh- that such could be granted him, in conbourhood of Zierenberg. Lieut. gen. Gil. fideration of his brave defence, upon confac marched to Deurenburg; and the van. dition however, that the garrifon should geards, or piquets of the four columns, be- not serve during the present campaign ; ing rejoined and augmented with some and that the battalions of Waldeck and Cavalry, the marquis of Granby was ap. Wildungen, fhould be included in the capipointed to command that corps, and fixed tulation. The Commandant having ro. it at Ehlen; from whence he fent detach fused to subscribe to that condition, a brisk ments to the Cascade, and to Weisenstein. cannonade was begun again, and continued The hereditary prince cantoned his corps for half an hour, after which the terms about Zeuschen; and receiving advice that were accepted. The fame afternoon the the garrison of Fritzlar was not prepared enemy attacked the post of Gentzungen, for an attack, he went thither with a few near Feltzberg, but was repulsed with the battalions, in hopes of being able to carry loss of two officers, and twenty-soldiers. A that place at once. He attacked it with magazine was found at Fritzlar, but the great fpirit ; but the enemy defended it re strength of the garrison is not at present folosely, and taking all advantages their ascertained. fituation afforded them, the hereditary We have farther accounts, that Guders. prince thought it adviseable to defift from berg had surrendered to the Marquis of the attempt, and to wait for the arrival of Granby. And, by advices received from fome cannon to reduce it. Lieut. gen. General Sporcken, dated the 15th in. Briedenbach marched to Munchaufen.c. ftant, at Thomas-spruck, upon the Un. February 1761,