Army was to advance by Egri Palanka towards Kratovo.
Army moved on the same day, but very slowly, along the KyustendilEgri-Palanka road, with instructions to advance thence both on Stratsin (Stracin) and on Kratovo, gaining touch with the I.
Army from Egri Palanka reached the outskirts of the battlefield, the V.
(from the old frontier to Car Vrh, astride the Egri Palanka road).
On the Egri Palanka front the Bulgarian IV.
Of Egri Palanka - heights W.
The north bank is mostly flat and marshy, whereas the Bulgarian bank is almost continuously crowned by low heights on which are built the considerable towns of Vidin (Widdin), Lom Palanka, Rustchuk and Silistria, all memorable names in Turko-Russian wars.