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Our Allies the Bavarians: Table of Contents

Our Allies the Bavarians: Table of Contents

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PREFACE.
Sources consulted…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. VIII
CHAPTER I.  

THE POLICY OF BAVARIA AND THE BAVARIAN ELECTORATE ARMY FROM THE FRENCH REVOLUTION UNTIL THE CAMPAIGN OF 1805

 

The Elector Charles-Theodore and the military reorganization of Rumford. –The Bavarian contingents in the Imperial Army, from 1793 to the peace of Campo-Formio (1797). Succession of Maximilian-Joseph.  Campaign of 1800.  The Bavarians beaten in Hohenlinden and Zurich.  Peace of Lunéville (1801). The Germanic Recession and the increases of Bavaria. Military situation of Bavaria in 1805. 1
CHAPTER II.  

CAMPAIGN OF 1805

 

The Elector of Bavaria sides with France.  Bernadotte heads the two Bavarian divisions. Capture of Munich, occupation of Salzburg. Combats in Tyrol.  Deroy fails at Strub-Pas; capture of Kufstein. Fights around Iglau.  Wrede is defeated by Archduke Ferdinand. Peace of Pressburg. The Elector Maximilian-Joseph receives the crown of King.  The Tyrol is given to Bavaria. 17
CHAPTER III.  

CAMPAIGN OF 1806-1807

 

1.  The Confederation of the Rhine. Federal Contingent of Bavaria 45
2.  First operations. Formation of the 9th Corps, under the orders of Prince Jérôme 52
3.  The siege war in Silesia.  Siege and surrender of Glogau. Capitulation of

Plassenburg. Siege and capture of Breslau. Capture of Brieg. Headquarters of

Kosel. Fights of Wartha and Königswalde. Combats of Kanth and Freyburg.

Raising of the entrenched camp of Glatz. Silberberg Headquarters.

58
4.  Bavarian operations in Poland.  Combat of Pultusk 81
5.  In Swedish Pomerania 88
6.  Military education of the Bavarians 92
CHAPTER IV.  

CAMPAIGN OF 1809

 

1.  The political and military situation at the beginning of 1809. Mobilization and organization of the three Bavarian divisions of the 9th Corps, under Marshal Lefebvre. 93
2.  Tyrolean uprising.  André Hofer kidnaps Innsbruck and drives the Bavarians out of the country. 102
3.  Battle of Arnhofen. Abensberg, Landshut, Eckmühl. Combats of Neumark,

Capture of Salzburg.

110
4.  Operations in Tyrol.  Lefebvre takes the Strub-Pas, defeats Chasteler in Wörgl and occupies Innsbruck. Reports of Marshal Lefebvre to the King of Bavaria. The Deroy Division, which remained alone in Tyrol, is driven out by the insurgents after the battle of Iselsberg. 130
5.  The Bavarians in Linz. Discipline and service in the Bavarian divisions.

Correspondence of Marshal Lefebvre with the King of Bavaria and the Emperor.

147
6.  The division from Wrede at Wagram. Fights of Tesswitz and Znaïm. 158
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7.  Check of Lefebvre in Tyrol.  Ober-Au and Landeck disasters. Pacification of

the country.

170
8.  The Peace of Vienna and the growth of Bavaria 183
CHAPTER V.  

CAMPAIGN OF 1812.

 

1.  Political situation.  State of the Bavarian army in 1812. Organization of the 6th Corps, under the command of General Gouvion Saint-Cyr. 187
2.  March of the Bavarians on the Elbe, the Oder, the Vistula, the Niemen and the Duna. Rapid dissolution. 197
3.  The Bavarians at Polotsk. The first battle (17-18 August).  Battle of Beloye. Losses of the Bavarians. Typhus is killing them. Second battles of Polotsk (18, 19, 20 October). Wrede separates from the 2nd Corps.  His inaction until the first days of December. 219
4.  The Bavarian cavalry in the Grand Army. The Dommanget Brigade and Preysing Division. Battle of Moskowa.  Battles of Winkowo, Maloyaroslavets and Vyaz’ma. Progressive destruction of the light horse regiments. 257
5.  In the rear-guard of the Grand Army, from Vilna to the Niemen. March of the 6th Corps from Slobodka to Vilna.  The Loison Division absorbs the Bavarians.

Marshal Ney leads the rear guard.  The bivouac of Eve.  Dissolution of the Bavarian corps. Defence of Kowno by Marshal Ney.

271
6.  Rally at Plock. Arrival of reinforcements from Bavaria.  Situation of the Bavarian corps on 1 January 1813.  The Rechberg Division. Retreat on the Oder and the Elbe. Battles of Wilsdruff and Colditz.  Rothenburg affair.  Surprise at Langensalza. Return to Bavaria. 276
7.  The 13th Bavarian Infantry Regiment in the 10th Corps of the Grand Army.

Friedrichstadt affairs. Retirement on Tilsit.  Treason of Yorck.  Fighting during

the march on Danzig.

284
CHAPTER VI.  

CAMPAIGN OF 1813

 

1.  Thorn’s defense. Headquarters Journal.  The capitulation.  Return of the Bavarian Ziller Brigade to Bavaria. 289
2.  Saxony Campaign. The Raglovich Division.  Battles of Bautzen and Wurschen. Battles of Hoyerswerda and Luckau. 306
3.  After the armistice. Situation of the belligerents. The arming of Bavaria. 312
4.  The March on Berlin. Combat of Luckenwalde.  Failure of Oudinot at Großbeeren. Ney’s failure at Jüterbog.  The Bavarians at Dresden. 317
5.  Defection of Bavaria. Battle of Hanau. The departure of General Maillot’s

Battalions.

324
6.  The Bavarians in the Defence of Danzig. 336
CONCLUSION 345
CHAPTER VII. 1.  Uniforms of the Bavarian troops, from 1805 to 1813. –Infantry.  Light infantry and jäger.  Dragoons.  Light Horse.  Artillery.  Pioneers.  Train.  Generals.  Staff. 353
2.  Iconographic sources consulted relative to the uniforms of the Bavarian troops from 1805 to 1813. 360
APPENDICES. I.  On the Bavarian Lieutenant General Count Deroy 373
     On the Bavarian Lieutenant General von Wrede 375
 

 

 

 

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II.  Capitulation of the fortress of Plassenburg. 379
III.  A letter from Marshal Lefebvre to the Emperor, during the Tyrolean campaign.

(Communication from Mr. André Dubose, from the War Archives).

383
IV.  Report of the captain of the general staff of the Bavarian army, Baron von

Voelderndorff, concerning the excesses committed by twelve soldiers of the Illyrian troops belonging to the 4th Corps in the vicinity of Balvierciski.

386
(Papers of General d’Albignac.)
V.  Polotsk Affairs. –Memories of General d’Albignac. 389
VI.  Bavarian officers killed in the service of France. 406
TABLE OF ILLUSTRATIONS. 415

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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