Napoleon Series Archive 2015

Re: Berthier and the bridges, 17 Oct 1813.

OK, I should have said national bias rather than racial I suppose, (it was getting late). The offence remains - particularly since Elting was talking out of the wrong part of his anatomy in that quote: English writers have largely ignored Macdonald since he didn't serve against them in the Peninsula. Sir Walter Scott (not English) who knew him personally, gave him a good write-up which has tended to carry over but the highest praise has always come from French writers.

As I see Digby has already pointed out, the swampy ground is actually irrelevant since no-one was suggesting a full length causeway should have been built. It was the numerous streams and rivers in the area (which were presumably draining the marshes) which were causing the problems.

Susan

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