The enemy, on learning this, sent out infantry from Meaux, planted cannon on the heights, and opened a fire on the bridge and the ... In the mean time, the pontoons, gliding down the Marne, were made fast one after the other ; and five Prussian battalions ... In the same manner, a small stream, forming a confluent, will be useful to conceal the boats assembled for the purpose of effecting the lodgment. 5th.
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