The Government Acknowledges Disaster in Russia (3 December 1812)

Title

The Government Acknowledges Disaster in Russia (3 December 1812)

Description

The French government used its Bulletins of the Grand Army to report official versions of the course of military campaigns. In a rare admission of problems, Bulletin no. 29 reported the French losses in Russia.

Source

Martyn Lyons, Napoleon Bonaparte and the Legacy of the French Revolution (London, Macmillan, 1994), pp. 180-181.

Date

December 3, 1812

Relation

https://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/526/

Identifier

526

Citation

“The Government Acknowledges Disaster in Russia (3 December 1812),” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed January 18, 2022, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/526.