Napoleon's Mounted Chasseurs of the Imperial Guard

Napoleon's Mounted Chasseurs of the Imperial Guard

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ISBN-13: 9781780964072
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 02/20/2012
Series: Men-at-Arms , #444
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Ronald Pawly is a respected member of several international societies for Napoleonic studies, and an expert on 19th century military portraiture. He is the author of the monumental The Red Lancers: Anatomy of a Napoleonic Regiment (Crowood Press, 1998), and of a study of Napoleonic veterans' tombs in Belgium. He has previously written for Osprey Men-at-Arms 355: Wellington's Belgian Allies 1815; MAA 371: Wellington's Dutch Allies 1815; MAA 371: Napoleon's Red Lancers; MAA 378: Napoleon's Guards of Honour; and Elite 115: Napoleon's Imperial Headquarters (1): Organization & Personnel. The author lives in Belgium.

Table of Contents

The Origins of a Legend     3
1796: the Guides of Bonaparte - Italy: Lonato - Arcole
1798: Egypt
The Consular Guard     7
1800: from Guides to Mounted Chasseurs - Marengo
1801: regimental status - 1802: delayed enlargement
The Imperial Guard     9
1804-05: organization - uniforms - the Chasseur brigade on the march - the Velites
The Early Campaigns     11
1805-06: the pursuit from Ulm - Austerlitz - reorganization
1806-07: Prussia - Eylau
1808-09: Spain - Benavente
1809: Wagram
The Interbellum, 1810-12     34
The Later Campaigns     35
1812: Russia
1813: Rebuilding the regiment - Old and Young Guard - the German campaign: Dresden, Leipzig and Hanau
1814: The campaign of France - the First Restoration
1815: The Hundred Days
Plate Commentaries     45
Index     48

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