« ПредыдущаяПродолжить »
CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
THE commencement of the seven year's war, 1. Suc-
cess of the campaign of 1756. 2. Camp of Pirna, 2.
Zieten's winter - quarters, 2.
He is invested with the
order of the black eagle, 4. Entrance into Bohemia, 5.
Seidlitz, a pupil of Zieten's, 6. The passage of the
Muldaw, 6. The battle of Prague, 7. Important ser-
vice rendered by Zieten, 13. He harangues the cavalry,
and restores the battle, 15. The siege of Prague, 19.
Zieten observes the army of marshal Daun, 20. He
pursues it, 21. Reconnoitring of Maleschaw, 23. He
covers the duke of Bevern's retreat, 25. Error of Fre.
derick the Great 27. Presentiment of Zieten, 29. The
king persists in his error, 31. He is undeceived, 32.
The battle of Collin, 33. Faults committed in the bat.
tle, 38. Zieten in danger, 40. He is saved, 41. Re.
flections upon the seven years' war, 42. Zieten remains
till he recovers at Nimbourg, 44. His regiment dis-
tinguishes itself, 45. Retreat of the king, 47. Zieten
serves under the duke of Bevern, 49. The encounter
of Holzberg, 50. Death of general de Winterfeld, 52.
Retreat of the duke of Bevern, 53. Zieten covers the
march, 54. The camp of Breslaw, 57. Battle of Bres-
law, 60. Fault committed by the Prussians, 63. The
duke of Bevern taken prisoner, 67. Retreat of the ar.
my, 63. Zieten opposes it, 70. He imparts his ad-
vice, 75. His command of temper, 78. He saves the
army, 80. The battle of Leuthen, 81. Anecdote, 86.
Breslaw retaken, 88. Zieten employed to clear Silesia,
Eleven letters from the king to Zieten; the gen-
eral's answers, 94—111. An error laid to Zieten's
charge, 111. It turns out to his praise, 112. Winter-
Letter from the king, 113. Zieten
contradicts his majesty, 115. Campaign of 1758, 119.
Siege of Ollmutz, 119. Zieten is beaten by Laudon,
who takes a considerable convoy, 122. Examination
of the conduct of Zieten, 132. The siege of Ollmutz
raised, 153 Error of the king, 154. Traits of bra-
very in Zieten's regiment, 135. Zieten serves in the
army of the margrave Charles, 158. His regiment con-
tributes to the victory of Zorndorf, 139. Zieten checks
Laudon and Daun, 140. A reproach that was made
him, 144. The camp and and surprise of Hochkirchen,
145. Zieten's prudence saves the army, 147. Winter-
quarters, 151. Death of colonel de Seelen, 152. Zie-
ten's panegyric of him, 153. Particulars relating to him
and his family, 153. Letters from the king, 157. Let-
ter from Zieten, 158. Mention made of fourteen of
the king's letters, 160. The campaign of 1759, sur-
prise of Greifenberg, 16. Zieten's opinion of general
de Wedel, 166. He serves under prince Henry, 167.
Battle of Frankfort or Kunersdorf, 167. Daun in Lusa-
tia, 168. Zieten at Sagan, and Soraw, 169. Retreat
of Soraw (See the plan), 174. Bravery of captain de
Beauvre, 179. Zieten in Lusatia, 182. Stratagem of
prince Henry, 184. Exploits of Zieten’s regiment, 185.
It saves the king at Kunersdorf, 186. Winter-quarters,
188. Zieten's corps without any, 189.
The army is
completed, 191. Letters from the king', 192. Cam-
paign of 1760, 192. March of the king from the Elbe
to Lignitz, 195. The king escapes the enemy, 198.
Battle of Lignitz, 199. The king marches again into
Saxony, 202. Daun follows him, 202. Apprehensions
of the king, Zieten's courage, 205. The battle of Tor-
Anecdotes, 212, 214, 216. Interview
of the king and Zieten, 219. Letters from the king, 224.
Campaign of 1761, 250. Zieten opposed to the Russi-
ans, 251. His camp, 233. Junction of the Russians
and the Austrians, 238. The camp of Bunzelwitz, 238.
Zieten consoles the king, 239. Anecdote, 240. Con-
duct of Zieten towards M. d'Anhalt, 241. The taking of Schweidnitz, 243. Winter - quarters , 243. Danger of the king at Strehlen, 244. Death of Elizabeth, 245. The Russians and Swedes make peace, 245.
Zieten commands the royal army, 246. Daun forced in his camp, 246. Death of Peter III. 248. Conduct and reply of general de Czernitscheff, 248. Anecdote, 249. Siege of Schweidnitz, 250. Battle of Reichenbach, 252. Anecdotes, 251, 253.
Zieten in the trenches, 256. Schweidnitz surrenders, 256. Victory of prince Henry at Freyberg, 256. The peace, 256. Parallel between the seven years' war and that of the French revolution, 257. Zieten's conduct as a general, 258. Anecdote, 260. Firmness of his character, 261. His popularity, 261. Anecdote, 263. He does service to whole regiments, 264. His secrecy in all his expeditions, 267. The confidence he had in his regiment, 270. Exploits of the regiment, 272. Courage of M. de Hund, 275. Zieten distinguished by the royal family, 277. By several sovereigns, 279. By the people, 280. Portrait of Zieten, 281. His way of life, 283. His regimen, 283. His hospitality, 285. His excess of confidence, 287. His habits,
288. His point of honour, 289. His proneness to anger, 290. His indulgence, 290. His disinterestedness, 292. His piety, 293. He reestablishies discipline in his regiment, 295. Is a slave to subordination; Anecdote, 296. He returns to