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The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Vol. III. (of IV.)   By: (1850-1928)

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected, all other inconsistencies are as in the original. The author's spelling has been maintained.

Unusual subscripts have been marked with ^, e.g.: V^te for Vicomte.]

[Illustration: From the collection of W. C. Crane. Engraved by T. Levasseur.

THE EMPEROR NAPOLEON.

Drawn by F. Gérard.]

THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

BY

WILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE PH.D., L.H.D., LL.D. Professor of History in Columbia University

Revised and Enlarged With Portraits

VOLUME III

[Illustration: Editor's arm.]

NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1916

Copyright, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1910 BY THE CENTURY CO.

Published, October, 1910

CONTENTS

CHAPTER Page

I. War with Russia: Pultusk................................ 1

II. Check to the Grand Army: Eylau......................... 12

III. An Indecisive Victory: Friedland....................... 24

IV. Napoleon and Alexander at Tilsit....................... 39

V. The Treaty of Tilsit................................... 54

VI. The Path of Napoleonic Empire.......................... 66

VII. The New Feudalism...................................... 80

VIII. The Empires of Land and Ocean.......................... 97

IX. French Empire and European Nationality................ 115

X. The Awakening of Spain................................ 137

XI. The First Revolt of Nations........................... 153

XII. Napoleon and Alexander at Erfurt...................... 171

XIII. The Failure of the Spanish Campaign................... 182

XIV. The Transformation of Austria......................... 192

XV. The Fifth War with Austria Eckmühl................... 202

XVI. Aspern, Essling, and Wagram........................... 218

XVII. The Peace of Schönbrunn............................... 233

XVIII. Napoleon's Fatal Decision............................. 244

XIX. The Austrian Marriage................................. 251

XX. Rigors of the Continental System...................... 262

XXI. The Continental System Completed...................... 274

XXII. The Course of the Peninsular War...................... 282

XXIII. Birth of the King of Rome............................. 293

XXIV. Tension Between Emperor and Czar...................... 303

XXV. The Array of Nations.................................. 313

XXVI. The Congress of Kings................................. 325

XXVII. The Invasion of Russia Borodino...................... 335

XXVIII. The Evacuation of Moscow.............................. 346

XXIX. The Retreat from Russia............................... 357

XXX. The Horrors of the Beresina........................... 368

XXXI. The Prodigal's Return................................. 378

XXXII. The Revolt of the Nations............................. 388

XXXIII. The First Campaign in Saxony.......................... 401

XXXIV. The Nations in Grand Array............................ 413

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

The Emperor Napoleon................................. Frontispiece

Map of the Battle of Eylau....................................... 14

Map of the Battle of Heilsberg................................... 28

Map of the Battle of Friedland................................... 36

Napoleon by Ingres.............................................. 50

Queen Hortense................................................... 98

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