The Wars of Coalition

An Historical Chronicle of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and of the USA, for the years 1792-1815

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By mid summer 1793 France was in dire straits. Despite the recent call for an extra levy, which had caused La Vendée to rise up in rebellion, the Convention decreed the arming of 800,000 men by forced conscription.... . .