Valmy sentence example
- He was awarded a prebend at Minden for his services as a topographical engineer on the day of Valmy, and after serving through the campaigns of 1793 and 1794 he published a number of memoirs on the military history of these years.
- He supported the revolutionary cause in Lorraine, and fought at Valmy (1792) and Wissembourg (1793) in the republican army.
- The Yalu, like Valmy, was a moment in the world's history.
- After the battle of Valmy, Dumouriez was the greatest man in France; he could almost have restored the monarchy; yet Marat did not fear to denounce him in placards as a traitor.
- A journey with the duke of Weimar to Breslau followed, and in 1792 he accompanied his master on that campaign against France which ended so ingloriously for the German arms at Valmy.Advertisement
- At Valmy on the 10th of September the two armies came in contact.
- Within ten days after the affair of Valmy they began their retreat.
- His subordinate Kellermann repulsed the Prussians at Valmy (September 20, 1792), and he himself severely defeated the Austrians at Jemappes (November 6).
- Fortunately, on the very day of the dispersal of the Legislative Assembly, Dumouriez saved France from a Prussian invasion by the victory of Valmy, and by unauthorized negotiations which prefigured those of Bonaparte at Loben (September 22, 1792).
- The fall of the Gironde left the country disturbed by civil war, and the frontiers more seriously threatened than before Valmy.Advertisement
- Although Brune and Massna retrieved the fight at Bergen and Zurich, and although the Allies lingered on the frontier as Coup they had done after Valmy, still the fortunes of the ~rtaf of Directory were not restored.
- 6 After Valmy he had to retire to Hamm in Westphalia, where, on the death of Louis XVI., he proclaimed himself regent; from here he went south, with the idea of encouraging the royalist feeling in the south of France, and settled at Verona, where on the death of Louis XVII.