Oops, yeah. Copy/paste error. Thanks for catching that!A 20,000 word update? You put the rest of us to shame
Though one thing I noticed...
There seems to be part of a sentence missing. I assume it's a copy and paste error?
Great writing as always.
Here's the fixed version:
By the end of October, imperial and Polish troops had advanced to within thirty miles of Budapest. Legitimists in the countryside presented themselves to imperial officers- their knowledge of the terrain made them invaluable, and since they spoke the same language as the people they were seen as less provocative. This prompted Maximilian to use them as occupation troops