Saturday, 3 January 2015


On november 18th 1812 the day after de battle of Krasnoe, we set out very early from our bivouac. The march was a sad and weary one, and terrible tiring. There was a thaw; our feet were wet through; and all day the fog was so thick we could see nothing.

The Imperial column passed.

Adrien Bourgogne
Ex-Grenedier of the Inperial guard, Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur

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