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DURING THE

FRENCH REVOLUTION.

VOLS. III. And IV.

EMBRACING

THE PERIOD OF THE DIRECTORY AND THE CONSULATE,

FROM THE RISE OF NAPOLEON,

IN M.DCC. XCV.,

TO HIS ASSUMPTION OF THE IMPERIAL CROWN,

IN M.DCCC.IV.

BY ARCHIBALD ALISON, F.R.S.E.

ADVOCATE.

VOL. III.

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, EDINBURGH;
AND T. CADELL, STRAND, LONDON.

M.DCCC.XXXV.

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EDINBURGH ; PRINTED BY BALLANTYNE AND COMPANY, PAUL'S WORK, CANONGATE,

CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.

CHAPTER XX.

CAMPAIGN OF 1796 IN ITALY.
Birth, education, and character of Napoleon-His first service in Corsica and
at Toulon-Marriage with Josephine, and share in the '13th Vendémaire-Cha-
racter of the early Lieutenants of Napoleon, and commencement of the Italian
Campaign-Battles of Montenotte, Millesimo, Dego, and peace with Piedmont-
Passage of the Bridge of Lodi, and fall of Milan--Napoleon advances towards the
Venetian frontier-Siege of Mantua-Advance of Wurmser to raise the siege, and

battle of Castiglione-Second advance of Wurmser—His desperate actions and en-

trance into that fortress-Third advance of the Austrians under Alvinzi-Battles

of Caldiero and Arcola-Fourth effort of the Imperialists—Battles of Rivoli and

Mantua—Fall of Mantua_ Treaty of Tolentino, and peace with the Ecclesiastical

States.-P. 1-121.

CAMPAIGN OF 1797.-Fall OF VENICE.
Difficulties of England in the commencement of this year-Suspension of cash
payments Debates on Reform-Supplies for the year-Mutiny in the fleet-

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