Csar, then, arrived on the fifth day (reckoning thirty kilomtres for a days march) at Binche, twenty kilomtres from Charleroi.
The French were compelled to withdraw their right from Charleroi.
The two armies met just south of Brussels, near Charleroi, where a main road crosses the Sambre.
The capture of Charleroi, of course, dissipated it as a dream.
Containing one or two larger towns such as Charleroi and Mons, it is sprinkled over with villages gathered near the coal pits.
This probably refers to the surrender of Charleroi and the retreat from Fleurus.
It was over this historic ground that von Buelow's army advanced towards Charleroi.
They reached Charleroi, after passing the country of the iron workers.
They had first to cut their way through a body of German troops, then to become involved with a French force near Charleroi.
Once in Charleroi, Philippe explained to Zelie what he wanted her to do.