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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » October 19th, 2013, 7:00 pm

Coordinates of redoubts in southern France have been posted on other threads. Thanks to Andy!

43°19'51.82"N 1°35'11.86"W Signal redoubt

43° 18' 32. 67" N 1° 42' 12. 30" W Bayonette Redoubt
John Hill, 2/95th Rifles, was killed on 7th Oct 1813 at the "star" redoubt on the Bayonette heights above Vera.
Border post 9 is within the Bayonette Ridge redoubt.

43°19'51.72"N 1°35'12.45" W Suhalmendi Redoubt near Sare

43° 18' 00.52" N 1° 34' 54.63" W St Barbe Redoubt

43° 19' 07.47" N 1° 36' 56.83" W Mouiz Redoubt

I was asked what the GPS is for these redoubts. Do any of you know?
Louis XIV Redoubt
Madelaine Redoubt
Grenade Redoubt
Harismendia Redoubt

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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby OXFORDMON » October 19th, 2013, 8:51 pm

FBC-Elvas, Portugal wrote:I was asked what the GPS is for these redoubts. Do any of you know? Louis XIV RedoubtMadelaine RedoubtGrenade RedoubtHarismendia RedoubtSarah


Louis XIV 43°19'32.77"N 1°34'9.18"W

Madelaine 43°19'42.20"N 1°33'28.31"W

Harismendia 43°19'32.05"N 1°31'53.84"W

The Louis XIV Redoubt is now an underground reservoir.

I'm not sure of the Grenade, its difficult to see and is very overgrown with trees.

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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » October 20th, 2013, 6:40 am

You're brill Andy! Thank you.

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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby OXFORDMON » October 20th, 2013, 10:13 am

Bridge of Amotz, the only lateral means of communication between the French left & centre during the battle of the Nivelle:

43°19'47.54"N

1°32'37.09"W

Sadly the main structure was washed away during a major flood only a few years ago :(
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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby OXFORDMON » November 14th, 2013, 11:57 am

OXFORDMON wrote:I'm not sure of the Grenade, its difficult to see and is very overgrown with trees.


Now I have it:

43°18'5.31"N

1°34'5.36"W

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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » November 14th, 2013, 1:19 pm

Thanks Andy.

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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby MajorSharpe » August 7th, 2014, 9:46 pm

OXFORDMON wrote:Bridge of Amotz, the only lateral means of communication between the French left & centre during the battle of the Nivelle:

43°19'47.54"N

1°32'37.09"W

Sadly the main structure was washed away during a major flood only a few years ago :(


You are right !!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/78586478@ ... 8678663303
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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby MajorSharpe » August 7th, 2014, 9:48 pm

FBC-Elvas, Portugal wrote:
OXFORDMON wrote:and the bridge over the Coa: 40°42'12.27"N 6°55'55.69"W


I'm grateful for that one Andy. There are several bridges over the Coa and I still haven't found the bridge,

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Does this help?

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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby Dominique T. » August 8th, 2014, 6:46 am

More pictures here : http://napoleon-monuments.eu/Napoleon1e ... EN.htm#Coa


40°42'11.82"N
6°55'56.03"W
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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby ctrunfree » April 20th, 2017, 3:17 pm

I'm trying to get myself oriented for a trip I hope to make next week to the Albuera battlefield.

If the co-ordinates cited on this thread 38° 41' 37.70" N 6° 49' 54.52" W
indicate the position of the "Fatal Hill", what would people suggest would be the point is at which the 2/48th were overrun by Polish Lancers and French Hussars?
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