The Wars of Coalition

An Historical Chronicle of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and of the USA, for the years 1792-1815

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The words abattis, vedettes, bivouac, and redoubt would have been little understood by the majority in 1792, but with a war that lasted 22 years they became very familiar. What they mean is discussed.. . .