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Napoleon, using his Guard, broke through one attempt at encirclement at
Krasnoy, but was obliged to abandon his rearguard, commanded by Ney. Rather
than surrender they fought their way through, rejoining the main body with 800
men left ...
To be distributed amongst those who lost limbs or were severely wounded at
Ligny and Waterloo who are still alive, according to lists drawn up by my
executors together with Cambronne, Larrey, Percy and Emery, 200,000 francs (
the Guard ...
... the accounts and the balance to Count Montholon, whom I have asked to be
the executor of my will. Since this letter has no other object, I pray to God,
Monsieur Baron de la Bouillerie, that He should keep you in His holy and worthy
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This is such a cute little book. Consists of an introduction to Napoleon, followed by a translation of his will. The book is formatted very well; a photocopy of each page of the actual will is ... Read full review