The Napoleon Series


Announcements

8 December 2018

The 2018 Napoleon Series Writing Contest

I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Napoleon Series Writing Contest! The judges examined all papers submitted to the Napoleon Series in 2017.

Best Publication and/or Translation into English of New Archival Material or Books Long Out of Print:

Four Polish memoirs translated by Mark Tadeusz Łałowski and edited by Jonathan North

A Polish Lancer at Albuera 16 May 1811
A Polish Aide-de-Camp at Albuera 16 May 1811
A Polish Officer in Spain, 1808 to 1812: the Memoirs of Captain Józef Rudnicki
The Polish Victory at Fuengirola 14 October 1810

Best Publication and/or Translation into English of New Archival Material or Books Long Out of Print Honorable Mention

The Peninsular Journal of Major General John Randoll Mackenzie 1808-1809 Transcribed, edited and annotated by Moisés Gaudêncio and Anthony Gray

Best Military Paper:

“Dissolute and Immoral Practices” The Court Martial of James T. Leonard by Gary Gibson

Best Military Paper -- Honorable Mention:

Military Discipline in Catalonia 1810-11 by Susan Howard

Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, Biographical, or Scientific Paper:

The Bailen Enquiry by Susan Howard

Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, Biographical, or Scientific Paper -- Honorable Mention

Officers of the Anhalt Duchies who Fought in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1789-1815 by Daniel Clarke

I would like to take this opportunity to thank our judges! We could not have done it without them!

Colonel Jack Gill
Dr. Wayne Hanley
Dr. J. David Markham
Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze

 

30 November 2018

From the Antony Broughton Collection: The Uniform Plates of Richard Knötel: The Baden Army 1802 - 1813

Dick Tennant looks at Swedish Decorations Awarded to British Soldiers for Leipzig

We update Greg Gorsuch's translation of Commandant Sauzey's multi-volume book The Germans under the French Eagles Volume 2: The Baden Contingent

Chapter 7 Part II: Iconographic Sources

We update British Memoirs of the Napoleonic Wars:

The Cavalry
The Infantry
The Royal Engineers

We close with a reviews of:

Napoleon: Uprising, The Fall of Tyrants
Next to Wellington: General Sir George Murray, The Story of a Scottish Soldier and Statesman. Wellington’s Quartermaster General