The Talavera Campaign: 2 August 1809
Map showing the positions of the main armies involved in the Talavera Campaign on 2 August. At this point Wellesley and Cuesta were unaware that three entire French corps were approaching them from the north west, and believed that they were only facing Marshal Soult's corps. Wellesley was considering attacking Soult, and would only change his mind on the following day, after a captured dispatch revealed how many French troops were approaching.
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Rickard, J (13 March 2008), The Talavera Campaign: 2 August 1809, http://www.historyofwar.org/Maps/talavera_campaign4_2_August.html