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Napoleon and his marshals.

Joel Tyler Headley

Napoleon and his marshals.

by Joel Tyler Headley

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with marshals.,
  • France. Armée -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy J. T. Headley. Embellished with numerous steel plate engravings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC198.A1 H4 1865
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6600145M
    LC Control Number17020491
    OCLC/WorldCa5052524

      In the category of best marshals, I'll go with: 1. Louis Nicholas Davout. He may have been prickly and humorless, but The Iron Marshal never lost a battle, save one (Issy, ). His victory over the Prussians at Auerstadt, when he faced off again. This book covers the period of to , from Napoleon's classic victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo. Napoleon created twenty-six Marshals in all and the tapestry of the book is wound around these men, their inter-personal relationships, their successes together, their constant bickering and their eventual : Fonthill Media.

    Napoleon wished to gain legitimacy in the eyes of Europe since other nations had the rank of field marshal, and he wished to reward and ensure the loyalty of the generals to his empire. The first appointment of 18 marshals was made up of generals who had distinguished themselves during the French Revolution. From the Collection of Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village 89 Merri Street Warrnambool Victoria. Description Napoleon and His Marshals Author: A G MacDonell Publisher: MacMillan & Co Date: Size H .

      A tribute to Napoleon's Marshals and other Commanders during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era. This book covers the period of to , from Napoleon's classic victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo. Napoleon created twenty-six Marshals in all and the tapestry of the book is wound around these men, their inter-personal relationships, their successes together, their constant bickering and their eventual failure.


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Military career of Napoleon the Great;: An account of the remarkable campaigns of the "man of destiny"; authentic anecdotes of the battlefield as told.

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Napoleon's Marshals Napoleon Bonaparte's marshals were the men he relied upon to lead his armies. All had talents, were courageous and many were heroes.

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An admirer of the equality and liberty that Napoleon and the Napoleonic Myth expounded, Headley takes an interesting and entertaining view of Napoleon and his Marshals. The glittering array of military talent available to Napoleon, was formed by the upsurge in manpower revolutionary levée en masse and the egalitarian : Joel Tyler Headley.

Napoleon and his marshals. New York, Baker and Schibner, (OCoLC) Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J T Headley.

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Armée, Marshals. As MacDonell shows, this played a huge part in bringing Napoleon's Empire down. His descriptions of the foibles of each of these men is immensely readable, and at times very funny.

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