A sanguinary struggle between the party of independence and the adherents of Spain spread over the whole country.
Rome, attacked by the French army, was taken by assault after a month's sanguinary siege.
Thus terminated the long and sanguinary struggle of the Peninsular War.
The Washington authorities, thoroughly dissatisfied, ordered him to turn over the command to General Thomas, but the latter magnanimously declined the offer, and Buell on the 8th of October fought the sanguinary and indecisive battle of Perryville, in consequence of which Bragg retired to Chattanooga.
The campaign was terminated by the sanguinary battle of Luzzara, fought on the 1st of August 1702, in which each party claimed the victory.