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French Infantry First Hand Accounts

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Mameluke Ali
Louis Étienne Saint-Denis
With Napoleon from the Tuileries to St. Helena
~~Recollections of Napoleon’s French Mameluke Napoleon Bonaparte’s adventure in the Middle East brought him in close contact with the Mamelukes—the dominant military caste of Egypt at the close of ..
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Captain François
Charles François
From Valmy, 1792 to Waterloo, 1815—the Journal of the Military Career of a French Soldier of the Napoleonic Age
An authentic journal of a French soldier through many campaigns The young Charles François rushed to fight for the cause of revolutionary France seeing action at Valmy. This was but the first of ma..
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The Long Siege
Louis Antoine François de Marchangy & Simon Askenazy
Danzig, 1813—The Siege of Dantzic, in 1813 by Louis Antoine François de Marchangy & Dantzig and Poland: The Background & History of the Siege of Dantzig, 1813 (Extract) by Simon Askenazy
The year long struggle for a great sea-port Danzig (modern day Gdansk) is a city which, by virtue of it’s unique geographical position, was destined to be coveted and so became the focus of conflic..
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A Journal of the Russian Campaign of 1812
Raymond A. P. J. de Montesquiou-Fezensac
An Eyewitness Account by an Aide-de-Camp to Berthier and Later Colonel of the 4th Regiment of Infantry in Napoleon’s Army
An essential first hand account of a French officer of the First Empire Napoleon, at the height of his unstoppable hubris, attacked Russia and marched his Grande Armee thousands of miles towards it..
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The Journal of the Three Days of the Battle of Waterloo
An Eyewitness
An Account of the Campaign of 1815 from Within the French Army
A telling account from a soldier of France This anonymously written account tells of the experiences of a French soldier during the Waterloo campaign. It of course recounts the events of those mome..
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Soldiers of Napoleon
A. J. Doisy De Villargennes & Arthur Chuquet

The 100th title in our Eyewitness to War Series

The Experiences of the Men of the French First Empire
Under the Eagles by A. J. Doisy De Villargennes
Voices of 1812 by Arthur Chuquet
The 100th title in our Eyewitness to War Series Accounts of the men of the First Empire Writings of the experiences of Napoleon's foot and horse soldiers which have been translated into English ..
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Marine of Revolution & Consulate
Moreau de Jonnès
The Recollections of a French Soldier of the Revolutionary Wars 1791-1804
A soldier of revolution The wars of the French Revolution are justifiably dominated by the masterful figure of Napoleon. His rapid rise to power, initially as general, then as First Consul and ulti..
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A Conscript for Empire
Philippe as told to Johann Christian Maempel
The Experiences of a Young German Conscript During the Napoleonic Wars
A young soldier thrown to the mercies of total war This is remarkable story of a young Rhinelander caught up in the whirlwind of war that raged in Europe in the early 19th century. As one of the sm..
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Sergeant Guillemard: the Man Who Shot Nelson?
Robert Guillemard
A Soldier of the Infantry of the French Army of Napoleon on Campaign Throughout Europe
Robert Guillemard was one of those unusual people (a real life example of a character type now very popular in fiction) who found himself engaging with remarkable people during important historical ev..
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Napoleon's Imperial Guard: from Marengo to Waterloo
J. T. Headley
As with so much of what represented Napoleonic France, the Imperial Guard could trace its existence and spirit back to the Roman Empire of old. Where the Grand Army could look back to affiliate itself..
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Adventures of a Young Rifleman
Johann Christian Maempel
The Experiences of a Saxon in the French & British Armies During the Napoleonic Wars
An ordinary young soldier's view of both sides of a great conflict This a companion book the Leonaur title 'A conscript for Empire’. Like young Philippe Schwein the author of that book, Johan Chris..
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Sergeant Bourgogne
Adrien Bourgogne
With Napoleon's Imperial Guard in the Russian Campaign and on the Retreat from Moscow 1812 - 13.
Adrien Bourgogne was a seasoned veteran before the campaign of 1812, but nothing in his experience prepared him for the horrors of the infamous retreat from Moscow. Believing he was settling into comf..
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Chasseur Barres
Jean-Baptiste Barres
The experiences of a French Infantryman of the Imperial Guard at Austerlitz, Jena, Eylau, Friedland, in the Peninsular, Lutzen, Bautzen, Zinnwald and Hanau during the Napoleonic Wars.
Chasseur Barres is a classic memoir of a French soldier of Napoleon’s Imperial Guard. Barres enlists in the ‘skirmishers’ of the Guard and dons the distinctive (and often despised) bearskin of his cor..
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Captain Coignet
Jean-Roch Coignet
A Soldier of Napoleon’s Imperial Guard from the Italian Campaign to Russia and Waterloo
A ‘grouser’ tells his thrilling story of life in the Imperial Guard Jean-Roch Coignet’s story embraces much that typifies the revolutionary French and Napoleonic eras. Coignet recounts his life from a..
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Captain Blaze
Elzéar Blaze
Life in Napoleons Army
Elzéar Blaze recounts his life and experiences in Napoleon’s army in a well written, articulate and companionable style, that draws the reader in as though listening to a master storyteller in the fle..
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