Battle of Alcantara (1706)
The Battle of Alcantara was a battle between British and French forces in 1706, as part of the War of the Spanish Succession. Lord Galway led a force of British and Portuguese soldiers to attack the garrison at Alcantara[disambiguation needed]. Part of James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick's army was lost for the French. In total, ten French battalions laid down their arms and surrendered 60 guns to Galway's troops.
- "War of the Spanish Succession". Heritage History. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
- Dictionary of Battles by Thomas Harbottle, 1904
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