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The Naveau Mill in Fleurus, which served as an observation post for Napoleon during the battle.

The Farm d'en Haut, a Prussian strongpoint in Ligny

 

French cannonball embedded in the wall of the cemetary in Sombreffe.

 

Sombreffe Presbytery the site of Blucher's Headquarters on the 15th and 16th of June.

 

 

 

Looking east from the Tombe de Ligny towards St. Amand. Napoleon stood on the Tombe de Ligny to watch the Imperial Guard attacked the Ligny.

Looking east from the Tombe de Ligny towards La Haye Farm.

 

Looking north east from the Tombe de Ligny towards the Bussy Mill.

 

Ligny as seen from the Tombe de Ligny.

Looking north west from the Tombe de Ligny towards Sombreffe, where the Prussian 9th and 12th Brigades defended.

 

Looking southwest towards the French position from the Tongrinne viewpoint. This area was occupied by Thielmann's Prussian III Corps.

 

Looking south towards the French position from the Tongrinne viewpoint. The village of Boignee is in the treeline.

Looking southeast from the Tongrinne viewpoint.

 

The Tongrinne Heights, where Prussian artillery was posted.

 

 

 

  

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