The Napoleonic Wars

A look into the Armies, Weapons and related  Subjects of Europe's Napoleonic Era of the 1790s to 1815.

French Aerostatic Corps.

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/french-aerostatic-corps 7th Aug 2021 - The French Aerostatic Corps. Was a Formation of The 19th Century AD French National Army. Formally created and given autonomy in 1794 by Napoleon Bona …

First French Empire

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/first-french-empire 31st Jul 2021 - The Political Region known as The ''First French Empire'', existed from 1804 until 1815. Consisting of France (proper) and roughly 130 ''Departments'' …

Federe

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/federe 31st Jul 2021 - The French term ''Federe'' (which translates to ''Federates'' or ''Federals''), was a Military Formation related to many similar types of Militias, fo …

Bagration Fleches

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/bagration-fleches 31st Jul 2021 - A ''Bagration Fleches'' was a type of impromptu Fortification created by Imperial Russian Prince Pytor Bagration. The earthen structures were born out …

Polish ''Danube'' Legion

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/polish-danube-legion 31st Jul 2021 - Formed for Service with Napoleon's ''Grand Armee'' of France, The Polish ''Danube Legion'' was mustered into Formation in 1799. Over 6,000 Soldiers of …

French 2nd Dragoon Regiment

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/french-2nd-dragoon-regiment 31st Jul 2021 - One of the oldest still serving French Military Units, The 2nd Dragoons were formed in 1556. They were kept as part of the reforming of The French Arm …

French ''Middle Guard'' Infantry

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/french-middle-guard-infantry 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Middle Guard'' was a component of Napoleon Bonaparte's ''Grand Armee'' and fell between The ''Old'' Guard and ''Young Guard'' They were all Vete …

The Grand Armee

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-grand-armee 31st Jul 2021 -   The ''Grand Armee'' (or ''Great Army'') was the primary Military body of France, under Napoleon Bonaparte. It existed between 1804 to 1809 (in …

British Royal Corsican Rangers

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-royal-corsican-rangers 31st Jul 2021 - The Royal Corsican ''Rangers'' was a Military Unit raised by England (1800) – which was composed of Corsican (Italian) ex-patriates, who had fle …

''Plunkett Position''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/plunkett-position 31st Jul 2021 - Attributed to Irish Solider and Member of The British 95th Rifle Regiment – Thomas Plunkett, The ''Plunkett Position'' was a Musket firing posit …

Prussian 10th Fusilier Regiment

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/prussian-10th-fusilier-regiment 31st Jul 2021 - Raised in 1813, The 10th Fusiliers were composed of (5) Companies of ''Light Infantry'' (roughly 400 Officers and Men), they were Allied to The Coalit …

Portuguese Legion

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/portuguese-legion 31st Jul 2021 - The Portuguese Legion was a Military Formation of Portugal, which was under French control (1807-1808) during The Napoleonic Wars. As with most so Nat …