Lot n° 52
300 - 400 EUR
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ROCHAMBEAU (Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur...
ROCHAMBEAU (Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur de). 2 signed documents. - Visa signed as General Commander of the 1st Reserve Division of the Italian Army (s.l.) 1800), on a piece signed by the members of the Board of Directors of the 78th Half Brigade of Infantry, including the Brigade Commander Jean-Joseph Cassine (Milan, 30 vendémiaire year IX-22 October 1800, 1 p. in-folio oblong printed in an engraved frame illustrated with military characters and symbols, with handwritten additions and other apostilles on the front and back, red wax stamp of the regiment). Leave Saturday, December 7, 2019 / Osenat / 39 military "of reform" as a result of the organization of the reduction into two battalions", granted to Second Lieutenant Hyacinthe François "as a result of his long services and disabilities", certifying moreover that he "has always conducted himself with honour and civility" and that he "has done all the campaigns since the revolution and has been in the various cases where the body has been employed. "- Visa signed as general commander in Liguria (s.l, 1801), on a piece signed by the members of the Board of Directors of the 106th Half Brigade of Infantry, including the Brigade Commander Jean-Claude Roussel (San Pier d'Arena near Genoa, 30 prairial year IX-19 June 1801, 1 p. in-folio oblong printed in an engraved frame, with handwritten additions and other apostilles on the front and back, stamped inked on the regiment). "Retirement leave" granted to the rifleman Nicolas Beaucourt, "having been wounded by a gunshot wound to the right hip on the 21st floréal year 8th[11 May 1800] in Montefacio[currently Monte Fasce, battle won by the future Marshal Soult during the siege of Genoa], which prevents him from continuing his service... "A veteran of the American War of Independence and a friend of Josephine, the son Rochambeau had fought in America under the command of his father, alongside Alexandre de Beauharnais, the Empress's first husband. He then served twice in Santo Domingo, the second time under the command of General Leclerc, and was taken prisoner each time. He then participated in the German Campaign of 1813 and died at the Battle of Leipzig.
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