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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20th September 1792 The Battle of Valmy and the 'cannonade of Valmy' would become symbols of the First French Republic. Although not a decisive battle it showed the French that they could stand up against the Prussians and Austrians, even best them. The battle and its aftermath is discussed.. . .