Rating Napoleon's Best Marshals

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Re: Rating Napoleon's Best Marshals

Postby Maureen » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:01 am

In my view, his greatest accomplishment was in India, where in conjunction with his older brother, Arthur Wellesley outfought and defeated multiple superior armies in a brilliant campaign with a tiny army megajoker
. This compares best with some of the accomplishments of Napoleon and his Marshals. Wellington's most enduring military accomplishment was the completion of the British conquest of India begun by Clive of India half-a-century earlier.

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Re: Rating Napoleon's Best Marshals

Postby Wym... » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:52 pm

Arthur Wellesley's Military Record :cool:

15 Sep 1794 War of the First Coalition Battle of Boxtel Battle Dutch Republic Lieutenant-Colonel Indecisive

27 Mar 1799 Fourth Anglo-Mysore War Battle of Mallavelly Battle India Colonel Victory

6 Apr 1799 Fourth Anglo-Mysore War Battle of Sultanpet Tope Battle India Colonel Victory

4 May 1799 Fourth Anglo-Mysore War Battle of Seringapatam Battle India Colonel Victory

23 Sep 1803 Second Anglo-Maratha War Battle of Assaye Battle India Major-General Victory

28 Nov 1803 Second Anglo-Maratha War Battle of Argaon Battle India Major-General Victory

15 Dec 1803 Second Anglo-Maratha War Siege of Gawilghur Siege India Major-General Victory

29 Aug 1807 English Wars Battle of Køge, part of the Battle of Copenhagen Battle Denmark Major-General Victory

17 Aug 1808 Peninsular War Battle of Roliça Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

21 Aug 1808 Peninsular War Battle of Vimeiro Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

10–11 May 1809 Peninsular War Battle of Grijó Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

12 May 1809 Peninsular War Second Battle of Porto, also known as the Battle of Douro Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

27–28 Jul 1809 Peninsular War Battle of Talavera Battle Spain Lieutenant-General Victory

27 Sep 1810 Peninsular War Battle of Bussaco Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

11 Mar 1811 Peninsular War Battle of Pombal Skirmish Portugal Lieutenant-General Defeat

12 Mar 1811 Peninsular War Battle of Redinha Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Defeat

15 Mar 1811 Peninsular War Combat of Foz de Arouce [5] Skirmish Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

29 Mar 1811 Peninsular War Combat of Guarda [6][7] Skirmish Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

3 Apr 1811 Peninsular War Battle of Sabugal Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Victory

3–6 May 1811 Peninsular War Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro Battle Portugal Lieutenant-General Indecisive

18 May–17 Jun 1811 Peninsular War Second Siege of Badajoz [8] Siege Spain General Indecisive

25 Sep 1811 Peninsular War Combat of El Bodón [9] Skirmish Spain General Indecisive

27 Sep 1811 Peninsular War Combat of Aldea da Ponte [10] Skirmish Spain General Indecisive

7–20 Jan 1812 Peninsular War Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo Siege Spain General Victory

16 Mar–6 Apr 1812 Peninsular War Third Siege of Badajoz Siege Spain General Victory

18 Jul 1812 Peninsular War Combat of Castrillo [11] Skirmish Spain General Victory

17–27 Jun 1812 Peninsular War Siege of the Salamanca Forts [12] Siege Spain General Victory

22 Jul 1812 Peninsular War Battle of Salamanca Battle Spain General Victory

19 Sep–21 Oct 1812 Peninsular War Siege of Burgos Siege Spain General Defeat

25 Oct 1812 Peninsular War Combat of Villa Muriel [13] Skirmish Spain General Defeat

10–11 Nov 1812 Peninsular War Combat of Alba de Tormes [14] Skirmish Spain General Indecisive

17 Nov 1812 Peninsular War Combat of Huebra, San Muñoz [15] Skirmish Spain General Indecisive

10–12 June 1813 Peninsular War Second Siege of Burgos [16] Siege Spain General Victory

21 Jun 1813 Peninsular War Battle of Vitoria Battle Spain General Victory
7 Jul–8 Sep 1813 Peninsular War Siege of San Sebastian Siege Spain Field Marshal Victory

26–28 Jul 1813 Peninsular War First Battle of Sorauren, part of the Battle of the Pyrenees offensive Battle Spain Field Marshal Victory

30 Jul–1 Aug 1813 Peninsular War Second Battle of Sorauren Battle Spain Field Marshal Victory

2 Aug 1813 Peninsular War Combat of Echalar [17][18] Skirmish Spain Field Marshal Victory

7 Oct 1813 Peninsular War Battle of the Bidassoa, also known as the Battle of La Rhune Battle France Field Marshal Victory

10 Nov 1813 Peninsular War Battle of Nivelle Battle France Field Marshal Victory

9–12 Dec 1813 Peninsular War Battle of the Nive Battle France Field Marshal Victory

15 Feb 1814 Peninsular War Battle of Garris Battle France Field Marshal Victory

27 Feb 1814 Peninsular War Battle of Orthez Battle France Field Marshal Victory

20 Mar 1814 Peninsular War Battle of Tarbes [19][20] Battle France Field Marshal Victory

8 Apr 1814 Peninsular War Combat of Croix d'Orade [21][22] Skirmish France Field Marshal Victory

10 Apr 1814 Peninsular War Battle of Toulouse Battle France Field Marshal Indecisive

16 Jun 1815 Hundred Days Battle of Quatre Bras Battle Belgium Field Marshal Indecisive

18 Jun 1815 Hundred Days Battle of Waterloo Battle Belgium Field Marshal Victory
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