Contents and Arrangement

Military reports, 1813, from (number of enclosed documents in brackets), 1813

1 folder
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Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

January 17th, summary of report by inhabitants of village of Thorn; January 19th, Kruszynski, Conseillier des préfectures (copy); January 19th, Kruszyneck (sic.); January 19th, Kruszyneck; February 12th, Van Zuylen Van Nyvelt, Attaché à l'état major-général de son Altesse Impériale le Prince de Neuchatel et de Wagram; February 18th, Zottowski; February 27th, Bronikowski to "Mon Général"; March 18th, Friedrich Wilhelm (recipient unstated); March 23rd, Thielmann [1]; March 26th, Saint-Cyr (copy); March 26th, unsigned note on capture of Le Baron de Hahn by the French/Italian Army; March 29th, signature unclear (concerns Russian and British troop movements in region of Winsen and Cuxhaven); April 11th, signature unclear; April 14th, Manini; April 14th, Bourcier, Général de division, commandant les dêpots généraux de cavalerie; April 17th, Rognier, Général de division, commandant en chef du Génie à la grande armée; April 20th, Bourcier to le Maréchal Prince d'Eckmühl; May 1st, Fontanelli; May 1st, Fontanelli; May 11th, Fontanelli; May 12th, Kembielevski; May 16th, unsigned (concerns troops stationed in Italy); May 26th, Vignolle, Général de division, chef de l'état major-général; June 1st, Bianchi d'Adda, Général, chargé du fortefeuille auprès du ministre de la guerre; June 1st, Bianchi d'Adda; June 11th, Bianchi d'Adda; June 28th, Vignolle; July 1st, Bianchi d'Adda; July 13th, signature unclear [1]; July 21st, Bianchi d'Adda; July (day unspecified), unsigned (concerns Austrian troops stationed on Italian border); August 8th, Fresia, Général; August 15th, unsigned (concerns strength of Austrian troops under Hiller); August 29th, Charnages, Intendant de la Corinthie; September 3rd, unsigned (concerns strength of Austrian troops under Hiller); September 7th, unsigned (concerns positions of Austrian troops); September 15th, unsigned (concerns position of Austrian troops); September 15th, Lecchi, Général commandant la garde royale (2 reports); September 16th, Francesi to "Signore" (2 reports); September 17th, Margues, Major, to Peraldi, Colonnello commandante il reggimento de' cacciatori della guardia reale; September 17th, Peraldi [1]; September 19th, Lecchi to Vignolle [2]; September 22nd, Palombini, Général de division; September 23rd, Peraldi; September 24th, Dranguet, Chef du 4e battaillon du 53e régiment; September 25th, Pasquale; September 25th, Mougier, Général de brigade, to Vignolle; September 25th, "il Barone" (rest unclear); September 13th, 14th, 22nd, 24th and 25th (all general reports); September 27th, Moydier [1]; September 30th, le Comte (rest unclear), 2 reports and 1 enclosed document; October 4th, Moydier; October 9th, le Comte (rest unclear), Ministre de France; December 3rd, unsigned (concerns fortification of Mt. Cénis); December 16th, unsigned (concerns reconnaissance of land between Legnago and Mantua); December 24th, unsigned (rough note of avant-garde of Austrian Army); Decmber 25th, unsigned (concerns Italian troops between the Adige and the Po); undated, unsigned (report by French agent on Osterode and Grandentz, probably made either on January 18th or 19th); undated, De Sinety, aide-de-Camp of Lauriston (concerns March); undated, Janin, Chef d'escadron (concerns March); undated, unsigned (report by Italian agent on journey through Austria, probably during mid-September); undated, Lecchi (probably mid-September); undated, unsigned (concerns possibility of enemy crossing the Adige, probably mid-December); undated, unsigned (concerns possibility of enemy advance into Italy, probably mid-December); undated, unsigned (notes on roads from Isola Porearizza, probably mid-December); undated, Lauriston, Général en chef; undated, unsigned (notes on Austrian troops); undated, unsigned (notes on Austrian troops); undated, unsigned (notes and map of encampments around Villach); undated, Lecchi; undated, Lecchi; undated, Maino; undated, mutilated report (the second sheet bearing date and signature is missing); undated, unsigned (concerns final organization of Italian Army); undated, unsigned (concerns strength of Italian Army); undated, unsigned (concerns strength of Italian Army); undated, unsigned (concerns officers of the Italian Army made prisoner-of-war, left behind or wounded during the campaign of 1813).


Arranged chronologically.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by David Rollo, Barbara Volz and John Delaney in 1991. Finding aid written by David Rollo, Barbara Volz and John Delaney in 1991.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

This collection is currently undergoing digitization efforts. Boxes 10, 21-24, 28, 32, 36, 87, 90, 116, 119-120, 127-129, 138-141, and 145 are currently being digitized. Please consult staff if you have questions about the status of any material.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Military reports, 1813, from (number of enclosed documents in brackets); Eugène de Beauharnais Collection, C0645, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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