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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Throughout 1792 tens of thousands of volunteers joined the French army - often to cause chaos and ill discipline. Pressed on all sides the Convention decreed that two volunteer battalions would be joined with one regular battalion to form one Demi-brigade. Conscription throughout 1793 only exacerbated the mess.... . .