hide Matching Documents

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: June 28, 1862., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Soult or search for Soult in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

Saragossa, whose courage and devotion presents one of the most affecting stories in all history. The Emperor was preparing to march upon Andalusia where alone the spirit of revolt seemed to be still alive, when he learned by a dispatch from Marshal Soult, who had been left in Castile, that Sir John Moore, with an army too strong for him to resist, had come out from Portugal, and was threatening the grand line of communication with Madrid. Instantly his design was changed. He wheeled his who unexampled in history for so large a force, to Castile, to cut off Moore from the sea. He failed by a hairbreadth. During the pursuit of Moore, he was called off to Paris by tidings of threatening relations with Austria. He left the pursuit to Soult and, freed from his presence, Spain had time to breathe once more. It has often been remarked that, in her days of trial, Spain has always owed her safety more to her people than to her armies. It proved so on the present occasion. In the