File:1761 – Siege of Meppen.jpg

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Summary

Map of the siege of Meppen in September and October 1761

Key to the map:

1 Hase Bastion
2 Lavcenal Bastion
3 Straw Bastion
4 Black Bastion
5 Marck Bastion
6 Bastion of the Swedes
7 Ems Bastion
8 Hase Gate
9 Naïve Gate.
10 Bridge on the Hase River
11 Bridge on the Ems River
 
a Parallel made on September 30.
b Communication of the right made during the night of September 30 to October 1.
c Communication of the left made during the night of October 1 to 2.
d Débouchés made during the night of October 1 to 2 on the heads of the two bastions at the front of the attack.
e Communications of the same débouchés made during the night of October 2 to 3.
f Sunken road following the first parallel to place the troops at the opening of the trench.
g Battery (4 pieces).
h Breaching battery (6 pieces) directed against the Marck Bastion.
i Breaching battery (6 pieces) directed against the left face of the Black Bastion.
j Howitzer battery (4 pieces).

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Copyright: Dinos Antoniadis

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