The steady volleys of Kempts light infantry were fatal to the French, who fell back in disorder under a bayonet charge of the victors, with the loss of some 2700 men.
Even in the middle ages there were not wanting those - the St Victors, Bonaventura - who sought to vindicate mystical if not moral redemption as the central thought of Christianity.
The feelings of suprise at the clemency and moderation with which the victors used their powers predisposed men everywhere to accept their constitution.
The inhabitants of Berlin, headed by their mayor, came out to meet him, and the newspapers lavished adulation on the victors and abuse on the beaten army.
Palafox (20,000) was near Saragossa and observing Sanguessa; Castanos with the victors of Baylen" In this account of the war the losses and numbers engaged in different battles are given approximately only; and the former include killed, wounded and missing.