At chalons we took boat and reached Lyons betimes that afternoon.
We learn ten minutes later that the Prussians are marching on chalons.
Mgr Meignan, then bishop of chalons, afterwards cardinal and archbishop of Tours, ordained him priest in 1879.
So they were not to go to chalons, then, and unite with the army there?
In 1598 a tailor of chalons was sentenced by the parliament of Paris to be burned alive for lycanthropy.
Those of the Mobiles who were armed and equipped were sent off, at once, to chalons.
Croix de Guerre had been given out that day at the automobile park at chalons.
The distance from chalons to Lyons by the Saone is some 90 miles.
In an instant forty thousand men, armed and equipped, were on the march to chalons.
At a fair pace they reckoned to be at chalons in thirteen hours.