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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During late May and early June, 1792, La Fayette was quartered in the Vauban forts of Charlemont and Maubeuge. The Habsburgs made their first forays into France - against the fodder magazine of Bavay and then Maubeuge. Neither resulted in the much sought after first battle of the war.. . .