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Map of the Siege of Pondicherry
Key to Map
A The Citadel or Fort Saint-Louis
B The road with the hedges
C Redoubts for the defence of the Hedge
D Batteries established at a distance for enfilading fire and for harassing the garrison, drawing their fire and concealing the preparations for a real attack, opened on December 8 at midnight
E The North Attack intended against the Northwest Bastion, begun on January 13 at night
F The Royal Battery of 11 guns, begun January 13 at night and finished on January 14, opened on January 15 with three mortars on the same places
G Part of the unfinished North Attack, the French having surrendered at discretion on January 16 in the morning
H THe Hanover Battery of 10 guns and three mortars to breach the West Face and enfilade the North Front
J Attack projected and traced out against the Southwest front, but not begun
K Fort Thomas attacked and taken on January 4 at night
L Redoubts to shut the communication on the South


Copyright: Dinos Antoniadis

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current18:32, 14 February 2021Thumbnail for version as of 18:32, 14 February 20211,012 × 671 (210 KB)RCouture (talk | contribs)Map of the Siege of Pondicherry<br>  <br> '''Key to Map'''<br>  <br> '''A''' The Citadel or Fort Saint-Louis<br> '''B''' The road with the hedges<br> '''C''' Redoubts for the defence of the Hedge<br> '''D''' Batteries established at a distanc...

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