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Napoleon and His Marshals (Volume 2)
by:Joel Tyler Headley
Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Excerpt: ... MARSHAL NEY. His Ear.y Life--Taking of Manheim--His Character--Bravery at Jem --Awful Retreat of the Grand Army from Russia--Ney Commands the Rear Guard--Battle of...
Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Excerpt: ... MARSHAL NEY. His Ear.y Life--Taking of Manheim--His Character--Bravery at Jem --Awful Retreat of the Grand Army from Russia--Ney Commands the Rear Guard--Battle of Waterloo--Charge of the Old Guard--His Death. Michael Ney was born in 1770, in the town of Sarre Louis. He was the son of a cooper, and at the age of thirteen, became notary of the village. But the stirring events passing around him, inflamed his youthful imagination, and four years after, he entered the army as a hussar, and commenced his military career. I do not design to follow him through all his history, but select out those acts which illustrate the great and striking qualities he possessed. His air and bearing stamped him, at an early age, as a soldier, and made him from the first a great favorite in his corps. Being selected by his regiment to challenge the fencing-master of another, for some real or supposed insult, he gladly undertook the commission. The day was appointed to settle the difficulty, and the combatants met; but just as they had crossed their sabres, they were arrested by their respective officers and thrown into prison. As soon, however, as young Ney was released, he renewed the quarrel, and having met his antagonist in a secret place, where they would not be disturbed,--fought and wounded him in '.he hand, so that he was unable to practise his profession, and was consequently reduced to poverty. But Ney did not forget him in the day of his greatness, and settled on the poor fencing-master a pension for life. In 1793 he was promoted for his bravery and skill, and the next year, being then twenty-four years of age, was presented with a company. General Kleber having noticed his admirable qualities, placed him at the head of a corps composed of five hundred partisans, who received no pay and lived o...
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