By Donald Stoker
This edited quantity explores conscription within the Napoleonic period, tracing the roots of ecu conscription and exploring the numerous equipment that states used to acquire the manpower they had to prosecute their wars. The lev?e-en-masse of the French Revolution has frequently been brought up as a ‘Revolution in army Affairs’, yet used to be it really a ‘revolutionary’ holiday with earlier eu practices of elevating armies, or an intensification of the scope and scale of practices already inherent within the eu army method? This overseas selection of students exhibit that eu conscription has a long way deeper roots than has been formerly said, and that its intensification through the Napoleonic period was once extra an ‘evolutionary’ than ‘revolutionary’ swap. This ebook could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of army background, Strategic reviews, Strategic heritage and eu heritage.
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92. , p. 99. 46 Forrest, Conscripts and Deserters, p. 48. 47 “Réglement relatif au Complément de l’Armée de terre,” 8 March 1800, Collection Générale, vol. VII, pp. 91–3. , vol. X, pp. 222–5. 49 Woloch, New Regime, p. 401. 50 Sutherland, Revolution and Counterrevolution, p. 379. 51 Woloch, New Regime, p. 402. 52 Napoleon to Champagny, 19 February 1806, Correspondance de Napoléon Ier, No. 9,849, vol. XII, p. 80. Napoleon became angry over the actions of the Prefect of the Meurthe, Jean-Joseph Marquis, for attempting to conscript the bishop and the procurer-general of the department.
Conscription in France in the era of Napoleon 21 8 Gustave Vallée, La conscription dans le département de la Charante 1789–1807 (Paris: Libraire du R. Sirey, 1937), p. 5. W. Blanning, The French Revolutionary Wars 1787–1802 (New York: Arnold, 1996), pp. 85–6. 10 Jean-Paul Bertaud, The Army of the French Revolution, trans. R. Palmer, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988), p. 103. C. Fuller, The Conduct of War, 1789–1861 (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1961), p. 31. 12 Bertaud, Army of the French Revolution, pp.
Even the celebrated “Roon Reforms” of 1859/1860 did not lead to the alleged “full implementation” of universal conscription. They increased recruitment by a certain margin, but it continued to be selective. Indeed, it appears obvious that even in a largely agrarian society, the army can never be allowed to disrupt political, social, and economic life by the enlistment of all able-bodied males of military age, without destroying the state’s ability to make war. Even in war, someone must be left behind to harvest grain, cast guns, and collect taxes.
Conscription in the Napoleonic Era: A Revolution in Military Affairs? (Cass Military Studies) by Donald Stoker