|detail from the Leipzig Battle painting|
At about 0800:
Messenger to Allied Monarchs
Siege of BERLIN
Message Dated: 19 August 1813
At about 1000
Prussian Liaison: Generalmajor Baron von Krusemark
Prince Charles John has abandoned BERLIN, retreating to Pomerania. Only Russian forces are hoding the citadel. Under command of Pozzo di Borgo.
Supplies will last until spring 1814.
Expect no further messages until siege is lifted.
Message Dated: 20 August 1813
|Pozzo di Borgo|
BERLIN surrounded by French forces.
Pozzo di Borgo
Dated: 20 August 1813
Feldmarschall Fürst Carl zu Schwarzenberg has still not been seen in the Headquarters and is assumed to be touring the recent battlefield at Bautzen.
Are there any directives/orders from the monarch(s) forthcoming?