An international scholarly online history journal on First and Second Empire subjects: articles, bibliographies, book reviews, in english and in french

Delve deeper into Napoleonic history here in our section on the history of the two empires. Alongside a section for those just starting, there are many articles, images with commentary, close-ups and special dossiers for the serious Napoleonic enthusiast.

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A close up on: the battles of Magenta and Solferino, 1859



- The Garde impériale at Magenta, 4 June, 1859, by Charpentier
- The victory at Magenta announced to the Regency council, by Guillemet


- Napoleon III at the Battle of Solferino, 24 June, 1859, by Meissonnier
- Battle of Solferino and San Martino, 1859, by Cerruti-Bauduc
- Napoleon III and his military staff at the Battle of Solferino, 24 June, 1859, by Ange-Louis Janet-Lange
- The Battle of Solferino 1859, Epinal image (printed by Pellerin)



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