File:1761 – Siege of Ziegenhain.jpg

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Summary

Map of the siege of Ziegenhain in March 1761

Key to the map:

A The Fortress of Ziegenhain, which was surrounded by a double moat and four round bastions, and defended by more than 80 cannon.
B The suburbs which were also occupied by the French.
C An arm of the Schwalm River, running around the fortress on its southern side.
D Position of the Hanoverian troops during the siege.
E Location where the trenches were opened.
F The semi-parallel.
H The Allied batteries which cannonaded and bombarded Ziegenhain.

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Copyright: Dinos Antoniadis

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current14:29, 22 March 2022Thumbnail for version as of 14:29, 22 March 2022887 × 678 (167 KB)RCouture (talk | contribs)Map of the siege of Ziegenhain in March 1761 '''Key to the map''': '''A''' The Fortress of Ziegenhain, which was surrounded by a double moat and four round bastions, and defended by more than 80 cannon.<br> '''B''' The suburbs which were also occupied by the French.<br> '''C''' An arm of the Schwalm River, running around the fortress on its southern side.<br> '''D''' Position of the Hanoverian troops during the siege.<br> '''E''' Location where the trenches were opened.<br> '''F''' The semi...