This, the second of a 2-volume set, contains 14 chapters, which commences with chapter XI and ends with chapter XXIV. Chapters I through X are contained in Vol. I. Both volumes are contained within the same cover.
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His Early Life— Studies Theology— His Adventures— His Bravery in Egypt— He marries Napoleon's Sister— His Personal Appearance and Knightly Dress and Bearing— Battle of Mount Tabor— The Admiration of the Cossacks— His Quarrel with Napoleon— Charge at Eylau— His Character as King— His Desertion of Napoleon— His Flight and Distress after the Battle of Waterloo— Last Attempt to regain his Throne— His Tragical Death.
His Early Life— Character— Siege and Capture of Dantzick— Campaign in the Tyrol— Bloody Combat in an Alpine Gorge— His Death— Ignorance of his Wife— Her Generosity.
Outline of his Career— His Character— Conduct at Rivoli and Zurich— Siege of Genoa— Terrible passage of the Traun— Bravery at Aspern— Wagram— at Znaym— Campaign in Portugal— Death
His Early Life— Bravery at Marengo— Battle of Salamanca— Splendid Manœuvres— His Defence and Surrender of Paris— The Charge of Treason— Revolution of 1830— His Self-exile.
His Campaign in Italy— His Regiment named the Terrible— Bravery at Marengo— At Friedland— Defeat at Talavera— Terrible Passage of the Beresina— His Last Efforts for France— His Disgrace— Is Wounded
His Early Life— A Jacobin in the Revolution— Patronized by Danton— First Campaign in Italy— Commander-in-chief in Switzerland— Repels the Invasion of the English and Russians of Holland— Commands the Army in Italy— His Disgrace— His Tragical Death.
His Early Life— Bravery at Feldkirch— At Zurich— His Daring at the Bridge Tabor— Made Marshal at Wagram— His Courage at the Passage of the Beresina— Battle of Bautzen— Magnificent Spectacle of the Army— Death of Duroc and mournful scene around the tent of the Emperor.
His Journey with Murat to Paris— Commands the Old Guard— Character of the Imperial Guard—Of Bessieres— Cavalry Charge at Austerlitz— Battle of Rio Seco— Cavalry Charge at Aspern— at Wagram— His Death at Bautzen.
Serves in the War of the American Revolution— His Victory at Wattignies— At Fleurus— A Member of the Council of Five Hundred— Major-General in Spain— His Character.
His Early Life— Marries the Sister-in-law of Joseph Bonaparte— His Envy and Treason— His Folly and Disgrace at Wagram— Elected Crown Prince of Sweden— Quarrels with Napoleon— Joins the Allies— His Character
His Early Career— His Campaigns in Spain— Siege of Lerida— Storming of Taragona— Taking of Montserrat— Battle of Saguntum— Siege and Fall of Valencia— His Character.
His Efforts under Kosciusko to Save his Country— Appointed Minister of State in the Grand Duchy of Warsaw— Joins Napoleon In his Invasion of Russia— His Last Struggle at Leipsic— His Tragical Death and Imposing Funeral— His Character.
His Bravery and Capture at Novi— His Desperate Charge at Raab— At Wagram— At Borodino— Commands the Sacred Squadron— Gallant Charge at Vaux Champs— His Conduct at Waterloo.
His Early Life— Taking of Manheim— His Character— Bravery at Jena— Awful Retreat of the Grand Army from Russia— Ney Commands the Rear Guard— Battle of Waterloo— Charge of the Old Guard— His Death.