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NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS

[Illustration: MARSHAL NEY COVERING THE RETREAT FROM THE PAINTING BY YVON AT VERSAILLES]

NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS

BY

R. P. DUNN PATTISON, M.A.

LATE LIEUTENANT ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS, AND SOMETIME LECTURER AT MAGDALEN COLLEGE, OXFORD

WITH TWENTY ILLUSTRATIONS

METHUEN & CO. 36 ESSEX STREET W.C. LONDON

First Published in 1909

CONTENTS

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INTRODUCTION ix

SYNOPSIS OF THE MARSHALS xviii

I. LOUIS ALEXANDRE BERTHIER, MARSHAL, PRINCE OF WAGRAM, SOVEREIGN PRINCE OF NEUCHÂTEL AND VALANGIN 1

II. JOACHIM MURAT, MARSHAL, KING OF NAPLES 23

III. ANDRÉ MASSÉNA, MARSHAL, DUKE OF RIVOLI, PRINCE OF ESSLING 49

IV. JEAN BAPTISTE JULES BERNADOTTE, MARSHAL, PRINCE OF PONTE CORVO, KING OF SWEDEN 72

V. JEAN DE DIEU NICOLAS SOULT, MARSHAL, DUKE OF DALMATIA 93

VI. JEAN LANNES, MARSHAL, DUKE OF MONTEBELLO 117

VII. MICHEL NEY, MARSHAL, DUKE OF ELCHINGEN, PRINCE OF MOSKOWA 141

VIII. LOUIS NICOLAS DAVOUT, MARSHAL, DUKE OF AUERSTÄDT, PRINCE OF ECKMÜHL 162

IX. JACQUES ÉTIENNE JOSEPH ALEXANDRE MACDONALD, MARSHAL, DUKE OF TARENTUM 183

X. AUGUSTE FRÉDÉRIC LOUIS VIESSE DE MARMONT, MARSHAL, DUKE OF RAGUSA 200

XI. LOUIS GABRIEL SUCHET, MARSHAL, DUKE OF ALBUFERA 219

XII. LAURENT GOUVION ST. CYR, MARSHAL 231

XIII. BON ADRIEN JEANNOT DE MONCEY, MARSHAL, DUKE OF CONEGLIANO 245

XIV. JEAN BAPTISTE JOURDAN, MARSHAL 251

XV. CHARLES PIERRE FRANÇOIS AUGEREAU, MARSHAL, DUKE OF CASTIGLIONE 259

XVI. GUILLAUME MARIE ANNE BRUNE, MARSHAL 268

XVII. ADOLPHE ÉDOUARD CASIMIR JOSEPH MORTIER, MARSHAL, DUKE OF TREVISO 278

XVIII. JEAN BAPTISTE BESSIÈRES, MARSHAL, DUKE OF ISTRIA 286

XIX. CLAUDE VICTOR PERRIN, MARSHAL, DUKE OF BELLUNO 296

XX. EMMANUEL DE GROUCHY, MARSHAL 305

XXI. FRANÇOIS CHRISTOPHE KELLERMANN, MARSHAL, DUKE OF VALMY 316

XXII. FRANÇOIS JOSEPH LEFÈBVRE, MARSHAL, DUKE OF DANTZIG 322

XXIII. NICOLAS CHARLES OUDINOT, MARSHAL, DUKE OF REGGIO 333

XXIV. DOMINIQUE CATHERINE DE PÉRIGNON, MARSHAL 344

XXV. JEAN MATHIEU PHILIBERT SERURIER, MARSHAL 349

XXVI. PRINCE JOSEPH PONIATOWSKI, MARSHAL 354

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

MARSHAL NEY COVERING THE RETREAT Frontispiece (From the painting by Yvon at Versailles. Photo Neurdein)

FACING PAGE

ALEXANDRE BERTHIER, PRINCE OF WAGRAM 4 (From an engraving after the painting by Pajou fils )

JOACHIM MURAT, AFTERWARDS KING OF NAPLES 24 (From the painting by Gérard at Versailles. Photo Neurdein)

ANDRÉ MASSÉNA, PRINCE OF ESSLING 51

JEAN BAPTISTE BERNADOTTE, KING OF SWEDEN 74 (From an engraving after the painting by Hilaire le Dru)

JEAN DE DIEU SOULT, DUKE OF DALMATIA 96 (From a lithograph by Delpech after the painting by Rouillard)

JEAN LANNES, DUKE OF MONTEBELLO 120 (From an engraving by Amédée Maulet)

MICHEL NEY, PRINCE OF MOSKOWA 142 (From an engraving after the painting by F... Continue reading book >>




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