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Military Career of General François-Êtienne Kellermann

Title: The Military Career of General François-Êtienne Kellermann: Cavalryman of the Empire from 1813 Through 1815.
Name(s): Bonura, Michael A., author
Horward, Donald D., professor directing thesis
Jones, Jim, committee member
Grant, Jonathan, committee member
Department of History, degree granting department
Florida State University, degree granting institution
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2006
Publisher: Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The way in which Napoleon used cavalry to shape the battlefield and to support his infantry attacks made cavalry operations play a unique role in Napoleonic warfare. Studying the cavalry operations during the decline of the Empire from 1813 through 1815 enabled an analysis not only of the capabilities of the soldiers and leadership of the French cavalry, but also a better understanding of the changes that occurred in Napoleon's operational and strategic art of warfare. This study required an analysis of cavalry operations in all of the major campaigns in the period. The operations of General François-Ètienne Kellermann from 1813 through 1815 provided an excellent case study of cavalry operations to analyze the changes in Napoleonic warfare. This detailed analysis presented different conclusions than many historians and questions much of the traditional interpretation of the capabilities and operations of Napoleon and his armies.
Identifier: FSU_migr_etd-3551 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Thesis submitted to the Department of History in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts.
Degree Awarded: Spring Semester, 2006.
Date of Defense: April 7, 2006.
Keywords: French History, Napoleon, Kellermann
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory Committee: Donald D. Horward, Professor Directing Thesis; Jim Jones, Committee Member; Jonathan Grant, Committee Member.
Subject(s): History
Military history
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Owner Institution: FSU

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Bonura, M. A. (2006). The Military Career of General François-Êtienne Kellermann: Cavalryman of the Empire from 1813 Through 1815. Retrieved from