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FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY LIBRARY OF KING ERNEST AUGUSTUS OF HANOVER

Napoleonic Wars.
MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF AN UNIDENTIFIED GERMAN SOLDIER
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FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY LIBRARY OF KING ERNEST AUGUSTUS OF HANOVER

Napoleonic Wars.
MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF AN UNIDENTIFIED GERMAN SOLDIER
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
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Napoleonic Wars.
MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF AN UNIDENTIFIED GERMAN SOLDIER

recording, in tabular form, daily marches and operations, the places and the campaigns, with descriptions of storms, conditions, other regiments encountered, with entries dating from 7 May 1810 to 9 February 1813 (a few slightly later), starting in Kassel, Hanover, through Bremen, Mühlhausen, Warsaw, Szeznozyn, Smolenzki, Wiasma, Wilna, Marienburg, Berlin, Magdeburg, Homberg, before returning to Kassel, the tables headed "Monath", "Datum", Nahmen der Oerter wo die Compagnie gelegen hat" [or: "Nahmen der Stadten wo wir durch oder vorbey marschirt sind"], and "Bemerkung"), written in two hands, 14 pages, 8vo, including 2pp with tables laid out but uncompleted, contemporary Russian paper and stencilled coloured wrappers ("Dieses ist russische Tapete und russisches Papier"), Germany and Poland, c.1810-1813


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