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AN

HISTORICAL SKETCH

OF THE

CAMPAIGN OF 1815,

ILLUSTRATED BY

PLANS OF THE OPERATIONS

AND OF THE

BATTLES OF QUATRE BRAS, LIGNY,

AND

WATERLOO.

BY CAPTAIN BATTY,

OF THE FIRST OR GRENADIER GUARDS ; MEMBER OF THE IMPERIAL

RUSSIAN ORDER OF ST. ANNE.

“ I Romani dubitando meno dei pericoli per gli ordini loro buoni, non diffidando
della vittoria, fermi ed ostinati combattevano col medesimo animo e con la medesima
virtù nel fine, che nel principio."

Machiavelli, Discorsi, Libro Terzo, Cap. xxvi.

SECOND EDITION, CONSIDERABLY ENLARGED.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR RODWELL AND MARTIN, AND W. CLARKE, NEW
BOND-STREET ; AND T. EGERTON, WHITEHALL.

1820.

BODL. LIBR.

23. AUG. 1918 OXFORD

LONDON:

PRINTED BY THOMAS DAVISON, WHITEFRIARS. ΤΟ

HIS EXCELLENCY

COUNT MICHEL WORONZOW,

Lieutenant-General of the Imperial Russian Army; Aide-de-camp to H. M. the Emperor of all the Russias ; Knight of the Order of St. Alexander of the First Class, of the Order of St. George of the Second Class, of St. Wladimir of the First Class, of St. Anne of the First Class; Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, of the Order of St. Louis of the First Class, of the Swedish Order of the Sword, of the Prussian Order of the Red Eagle, of the Imperial Austrian Order of Maria Theresa,

&c. &c. &c.

THIS

HISTORICAL SKETCH

OF THE

CAMPAIGN OF 1815

IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED

as a small tribute to his distinguished talents, and great private worth; and as an expression of the gratification and instruction derived by the author, whilst attached to his personal staff, during the period he commanded the Russian army of occupation in France; also, as a mark of the pride he feels in being honoured by his friendship, and as a testimonial of grateful remembrance of the many great obligations conferred by him, on

his most devoted servant,

ROBERT BATTY.

London, April 15, 1820.

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