Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Pages.

Information from the editors.

1.
FIRST BOOK.
PRELIMINARIES. — Character of the Imperial Guard in regards to morals, politics and military
4
SECOND BOOK.
Origin of the Imperial Guard, the Guard of the Convention and of the Directorate.
31
THIRD BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Consular Guard, first organization.
51
Account of the Consular Guard’s campaign in Italy; the Battle of Marengo.
71
CHAP. II. — New organization of the Consular Guard.
90
FOURTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Imperial Guard, decree of organization.
103
Uniform and armaments.
112
CHAP. II. — Pay and amenities.
128
CHAP. III. — Military ranks of the Guard in the army.
131
Discipline.
135
Quartering in Barracks.
140
Service.
145
CHAP. IV. — List of names.
148
CHAP. V. — Distribution of the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
155
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1804.
160
FIFTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Admission of the military of the Guard into the Invalides.
161
Creation of the horse vélites.
CHAP. II. — The Guard during the Austrian campaign; the Battle of Austerlitz.
168
A halt of the Emperor. (Episode).
174
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1805.
180
SIXTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — New organization of the Guard.
181
Creation of officers d’ordonnance.
191
CHAP. II. — List of names.
197
CHAP. III. — The Guard during the Prussian campaign; the Battle of Jena.
206
CHAP. IV. — Napoleon and the Guard on campaign.
214
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1806.
220
SEVENTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Creation of the Polish Lancer Regiment.
221
CHAP. II. — The Guard during the two campaigns in Poland, in 1807; the Battle of Eylau and of Friedland.
223
CHAP. III. — Celebrations conducted for the Imperial Guard in the city of Paris.
239
Regarding an act of smuggling contraband by a general officer of the Guard.
246
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1807.
248
EIGHTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — The seamen of the Guard.
250
CHAP. II. — The artillery of the Guard augmented.
260
The two grenadier regiments reunited as one.
id.
The Guard during the campaign of Spain, in 1808.
263
A halt in Spain. (Episode).
272
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1808.
278
NINTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Creation of new regiments of infantry known as the Young Guard.
279
CHAP. II. — List of names.
285
CHAP. III. — The Guard during the Austrian campaign, in 1809; the Battle of Wagram.
290
CHAP. IV. — Different types in the corps of the Guard.
307
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1809.
318
TENTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Augmentation of the Imperial Guard.
319
CHAP. II. — List of names.
326
CHAP. III. — A grand review in the courtyard of the Tuileries.
333
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1810.
346
ELEVENTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Creation of new regiments; the Pupils of the Guard.
347
CHAP. II. — List of names.
353
CHAP. III. — The pupil of the Guard. (Episode).
365
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1811.
378
TWELFTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Creation of a company of veteran cannoneers and a third regiment of light horse lancers.
379
CHAP. II. — Battalion of Instruction of Fontainebleau.
383
CHAP. III. — List of names.
383
CHAP. IV. — The Guard during the Russian campaign in 1812.
391
CHAP. V. — The Sacred Squadron. (Episode).
417
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1812.
422
THIRTEENTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — Creation of new regiments of the Guard.
423
CHAP. II. — Guard of Honor.
434
CHAP. III. — List of names.
438
CHAP. IV. — The Guard during the campaign of Saxony, in 1813.
463
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1813.
486
FOURTEENTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — The effective strength of the Guard raised to 112, 500 men.
487
CHAP. II. — The Guard during the campaign of France, in 1814.
491
CHAP. III. — Napoleon and the Guard at Fontainebleau.
532
CHAP. IV. — Voyage of the Imperial Guard from Fontainebleau to the Island of Elba.
540
CHAP. V. — Napoleon and the Guard on the Island of Elba.
548
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1814.
564
A SOLE CHAPTER. — Gendarmes of Ordonnance of the Emperor.
565
FIFTEENTH BOOK.
FIRST CHAPTER. — The Imperial Guard under the Restoration.
599
CHAP. II. — The Old Guard assume the name of Royal Corps of France.
599
CHAP. III. — Return of Napoleon and the Guard from the Island of Elba to Paris.
608
CHAP. IV. — Reorganization of the Guard.
628
Horse Chasseurs of the Young Guard
633
The Field of May.
642
CHAP. V. — The Guard during the campaign of Belgium; the Battle of Waterloo.
652
Composition and numerical strength of the Guard in 1815.
663
CHAP. VI. — The Guard after Waterloo; the brigands of the Loire and the Field of Asylum.
664
CHAP. VII. — The Arch of Triumph of the Star; Review of the Dead.
676
CONCLUSION. — Napoleon at the Invalides.
884
BIOGRAPHIES.
689
MUSIC of Marches and Fanfares of the Guard.
697
 
END OF THE TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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Pages.
Bonaparte, First Consul.
50
Napoleon, Emperor.
103
Marshal Mortier.
148
— Soult.
197
— Bessières.
326
— Mortier.
438
Prince Eugène.
152
— Poniatowski.
482
Officer d’Ordonnance of the Emperor.
191
Aide-de-Camp attached to the Chief of Staff.
566
Chief Surgeon.
490
Inspector of Reviews.
id.
Officer of the Guard of the Convention.
30
Soldier of the Guard of the Directorate (cavalry).
id.
Foot Grenadier of the Consular Guard.
57
Trumpeter of the Consular Guard (cavalry).
id.
Sapper of the foot grenadiers of the Imperial Guard.
116
Drum major.
108
Drummer.
id.
Musician.
110
Officer flag bearer.
104
Officer (walking out dress).
106
Foot Grenadier.
101
Foot Grenadier, nco (walking out dress summer).
110
Dutch Grenadier.
347
Fusilier-Grenadier.
191
Flanquer-Grenadier.
351
Tirailleur-Grenadier.
191
Officer of the Foot Chasseur.
287
Foot Chasseur.
106
Fusilier-Chasseur (marching order)
287
Tirailleur-Chasseur.
283
Flanquer-Chasseur.
id.
Officer of the Voltigeurs.
322
Voltigeur.
351
National Guard.
322
Veteran.
440
Conscript.
287
Pupil.   
347
Officer of the Seamen.    
249
Seamen.       
id.
Officer of the Horse Grenadiers (walking out dress). 
112
Horse Grenadier.         
id.
Horse Chasseur (The Guides).
114
Horse Chasseur (The Guides), walking out dress.         
id.
Trumpeter of the Horse Chasseurs.      
118
Timpanist of the Horse Chasseurs.       
642
Horse Chasseur (Young Guard)       
id.
Gendarme d’Ordonnance of the Emperor.  
566
Elite Gendarme.
116
Dragoons of the Empress.       
221
Trumpeter of the Dragoons.   
451
Officer of the Light Horse Lancers, 1st Regt. (Polish) 
197
Light Horse Lancer, 2nd Regiment.
324
Timpanist.  
454
Officer standard bearer of the Mameluks.  
118
Guard of Honor (campaign dress).       
434
Scouts.  
id.
Lithuanian Tartars.  
324
Senior officer of the Foot Artillery.       
260
Foot cannoneer.
120
Officer of the Light Artillery.    
id.
Soldier of the Light Artillery.  
440
Artillery train.    
260
Senior officer of the Engineers.        
id.
Sapper of the Engineers (parade uniform). 
324
Sapper of the Engineers (trenching uniform).       
id.
Soldier of the Equipment Train.    
352
Administrative Worker.     
id.
Vivandière.  
id.
Grenadier of the Island of Elba.    
548
Review of the Dead.    
Frontpiece.
Charge of the Horse Grenadiers of the Consular Guard.    
84
Interior of a grenadier’s post. 
145
Halt of Napoleon on Campaign.   
179
The Imperial Guard at Eylau.
229
Celebration Given the Imperial Guard in the City of Paris.      
243
Grand Review.  
333
The Sacred Squadron.     
417
The Death of Marshal Bessières.
465
The Emperor and the Guard on the Island of Elba.  
559
The Imperial Guard at Waterloo.  
660


   

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Pages.
Review of the Dead.
(Frontpiece, facing title.)
Officer of the Guard of the Convention, and soldier of the Guard of the Directorate.
31
Bonaparte, First Consul.   
51
Foot Grenadier, and trumpeter (Consular Guard).       
57
Charge of the horse grenadiers        (idem).    
84
Napoleon, Emperor. 
103
Officer flag bearer, and foot grenadier (parade dress).     
104
Foot chasseur (winter parade dress), and officer of the foot grenadiers (walking out dress).    
106
Drum major, and drummer of foot grenadiers.  
108
Foot grenadiers, non commissioned officer (summer walking out dress), and musician of foot grenadiers (parade dress).       
110
Horse grenadiers, soldier (parade dress), and officer (walking out dress).     
112
Horse chasseurs (walking out and parade dress).       
114
Elite gendarmes, and sapper of the foot grenadiers.  
116
Officer flag bearer of the Mamelukes, and trumpeter of the horse chasseurs.     
118
Foot cannoneer, and officer of the light artillery.       
120
Inside of a post of the grenadiers. 
145
Marshal Davoust.     
148
Prince Eugène Beauharnais.   
152
A halt of Napoleon on campaign. 
179
Officer d’ordonnance.     
191
Fusilier-grenadier, and tirailleur-grenadier.   
194
Marshal Soult.   
197
Officer of the light horse lancers, 1st regiment, and dragoons of the Empress.     
221
The Imperial Guard at Eylau.
229
Celebration given by the city of Paris for the Imperial Guard.
243
Officer and soldier of the Seamen.       
249
Senior officer of the engineers and of the artillery, and soldier of the artillery train.   
260
Tirailleur-chasseur, and flanqueurs-chasseur.     
283
Officer of the foot chasseurs (parade dress), fusilier-chasseur (walking out dress), and conscript (parade dress).
287
Officer of the voltigeurs, and National Guard. (parade dress).
322
Light Horse Lancers, 2nd regiment, and Lithuanian Tartars.    
324
Sapper of the engineers (parade and entrenching dress).  
324
Marshal Bessières.    
326
A grand review. 
333
Dutch grenadier, and pupil.    
347
Voltigeur, and flanqueurs-grenadier.    
351
Vivandière, soldier and equipment train, and administrative worker.    
352
The Sacred Squadron.     
417
Guard of Honor (campaign dress), and scout.    
434
Marshal Mortier.       
438
Soldier of the light artillery and veteran.      
440
Trumpeter of the dragoons and timpanist of the light horse lancers.     
451
The death of Marshal Bessières.   
465
Prince Poniatowski   
482
Chief surgeon, and inspector of reviews.     
490
The Emperor and the Guard at the Island of Elba.   
518
Aide-de-camp attached to the chief of staff, and gendarme d’ordonnance.
566
Timpanist of the horse chasseurs (Old Guard), and horse chasseur (Young Guard).  
642
The Imperial Guard at Waterloo.  
660


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