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Favourite Paintings of the Napoleonic Wars

Napoleon inspecting his troops near the Channel, just waiting for the oppertunity to cross.

After Napoleon sends the Bourbons running to Belgium he retakes the country. He begins to assemble his army and in two months accumulates an outstanding force of over men.

French; Imperial Guard, Gendarme d'Elite, Brigadier & Gendarme á cheval, Mounted Patrol of the Camp de Boulogne, 1804

Imperial Guard, Gendarme d'Elite, Brigadier & Gendarme á cheval, Mounted Patrol of the Camp de Boulogne, 1804

Boulogne 2007 - Multi-time (9)

Boulogne 2007 - Multi-time (9)

Brigadier et Gendarme á cheval  - Patrouille á pied au Camp de Boulogne en 1804

Imperial Guard, Gendarme d'Elite, Brigadier & Gendarme á Cheval, Foot Patrol of the Camp de Boulogne, 1804

French;On an inspection visit to the Boulogne Camp in 1803 Bonaparte, who was still !st Consul at the time, wore the uniform of a Colonel of 9th Dragoons.  9th Dragoons had taken an active part in the Coup of 18th Brumaire.

On an inspection visit to the Boulogne Camp in 1803 Bonaparte, who was still !st Consul at the time, wore the uniform of a Colonel of Dragoons. Dragoons had taken an active part in the Coup of Brumaire.

BRUIX - Grand Amiral de la République Française, Commandant en Chef de la Flotte à Boulogne contre l'Angleterre - à Paris chez Jean

BRUIX - Grand Amiral de la République Française, Commandant en Chef de la Flotte à Boulogne contre l'Angleterre - à Paris chez Jean

Guillaume Marie-Anne, comte de Brune, maréchal de France (1763-1815) - Category:Marie-Guillemine Benoist - Wikimedia Commons

Guillaume Marie-Anne, comte de Brune, maréchal de France (1763-1815) - Category:Marie-Guillemine Benoist - Wikimedia Commons