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thistlebarrow203 Jan 2018 6:59 a.m. PST

This is the fourth battle in the Linares campaign, which is set in southern Spain.

7th French corps hold the town of El Hoyo.
They have lost one infantry brigade and detached a second

1st Spanish corps attack with twice as many infantry

The Spanish cavalry defeat the French dragoons
This allows them to force the gunners to take shelter in El Hoyo
Their infantry storm the town and rout the garrison
The French lose 3400 casualties, the Spanish 2000
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thistlebarrow203 Jan 2018 7:00 a.m. PST

This is the fourth battle in the Linares campaign, which is set in southern Spain.

7th French corps hold the town of El Hoyo.
They have lost one infantry brigade and detached a second

1st Spanish corps attack with twice as many infantry

The Spanish cavalry defeat the French dragoons
This allows them to force the gunners to take shelter in El Hoyo
Their infantry storm the town and rout the garrison
The French lose 3400 casualties, the Spanish 2000
link

thistlebarrow203 Jan 2018 7:00 a.m. PST

This is the fourth battle in the Linares campaign, which is set in southern Spain.

7th French corps hold the town of El Hoyo.
They have lost one infantry brigade and detached a second

1st Spanish corps attack with twice as many infantry

The Spanish cavalry defeat the French dragoons
This allows them to force the gunners to take shelter in El Hoyo
Their infantry storm the town and rout the garrison
The French lose 3400 casualties, the Spanish 2000
link

thistlebarrow203 Jan 2018 7:00 a.m. PST

This is the fourth battle in the Linares campaign, which is set in southern Spain.

7th French corps hold the town of El Hoyo.
They have lost one infantry brigade and detached a second

1st Spanish corps attack with twice as many infantry

The Spanish cavalry defeat the French dragoons
This allows them to force the gunners to take shelter in El Hoyo
Their infantry storm the town and rout the garrison
The French lose 3400 casualties, the Spanish 2000
link

thistlebarrow203 Jan 2018 7:00 a.m. PST

This is the fourth battle in the Linares campaign, which is set in southern Spain.

7th French corps hold the town of El Hoyo.
They have lost one infantry brigade and detached a second

1st Spanish corps attack with twice as many infantry

The Spanish cavalry defeat the French dragoons
This allows them to force the gunners to take shelter in El Hoyo
Their infantry storm the town and rout the garrison
The French lose 3400 casualties, the Spanish 2000
link

Bob the Temple Builder04 Jan 2018 9:13 a.m. PST

Seems like the bug has struck!

Sounds like it was interesting battle.

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