Narrative Of Services In The Liberation Of Chili, Peru And Brazil; From Spanish And Portuguese Domination Volume 1 by Thomas Cochrane Dundonald

Narrative Of Services In The Liberation Of Chili, Peru And Brazil; From Spanish And Portuguese…

byThomas Cochrane Dundonald

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...door of the house, where he alighted and went in. "Lord Cochrane then requested a private conference with San Martin--which was the last time he ever spoke to him--and assured him that it was not even then too late to attack the enemy, begging and entreating that the opportunity might not be lost, and offering himself to lead the cavalry. But to this he received the reply, 'I 'alone am responsible for the liberties of Peru.'--' Yo solo soy res'ponsable de la libertad del Peru.' On this the Protector retired to an inner apartment of the house to enjoy his customary siesta, which was disturbed by General Las Heras, who came to receive orders, and recalled to the attention of the Protector that the force was still under arms, when San Martin ordered that the troops should receive their rations! "Thus Gen. Cantarac, with 8,200 men, passed to the southward of Lima--within half-musket shot of the protecting army of Peru, composed of 12,000--entered the castles of Callao with a convoy of cattle and provisions, where he refreshed and rested his troops for six days, and then retired on the 15th, taking with him the whole of the vast treasure deposited therein by the Limeuos, and leisurely retreating on the north side of Lima. "After Cantarac had led his troops into the batteries of Callao, the success was announced by the firing of guns and other demonstrations which harrowed up the souls of the Chilian officers. The patriot army thereupon passively occupied their old camp at the Legua, between Callao and Lima. "It would be an act of injustice not to mention that the second in command, General Las Heras, disgusted with the result, left the service of the Protector, and requested his passport to Chili, which was granted; his...

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Title:Narrative Of Services In The Liberation Of Chili, Peru And Brazil; From Spanish And Portuguese…Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:April 21, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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