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Images Dated 2011 May

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French Lancer J840005 Featured May Image

French Lancer J840005

Engraving of a French Napoleonic soldier produced in Paris. Lancer of the French Imperial Guard. In 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo this unit formed part of General Lefebvre-Desnouettes Guard Light Cavalry Division, which took part in Marshal Ney's massed cavalry attack on the British lines. They had also been engaged at the Battle of Quatre Bras on 16th June as scouts ahead of Marshal Ney's main body

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Healy - Marshal Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult N070523 Featured May Image

Healy - Marshal Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult N070523

APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Marshal Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult Duc de Dalmatie" 1840 by George Peter Alexander HEALY (1808-94). WM 1555-1948. Nicolas Soult (1769-1851) joined the French army before the Revolutionary Wars and fought with distinction through a series of campaigns. He was promoted Marshal by Napoleon in 1804 and took part in the Battles of Ulm, Austerlitz and Jena. Soult was a prominent commander in the Peninsular War between 1808 and 1812 and at the Battle of Toulouse. From 1814 his political allegiance followed the winds, serving Louis XVIII, Napoleon again (during the Hundred Days), Louis again (after a short exile), Louis Philippe and then the Republic. At the time of this portrait in 1840 he was Prime Minister of France

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French Dragoon J840003 Featured May Image

French Dragoon J840003

Engraving of a French Napoleonic soldier produced in Paris. A corporal of the 16th Regiment of Dragoons, leaving camp. Pencil annotation indicates that for this regiment the plume should be red, not white as shown. In 1815 the 16th Dragoons formed part of General Maurin's 7th Cavalry Division, attached to Gerard's IV Corps. They took part in the Battles of Ligny (16th June) and Wavre (18th-19th June), but failed to defeat the Prussian rearguard in time to have an effect at the Battle ofWaterloo

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