Primary Source

Sire, They Are My Sons and My Wife

Sire, They Are My Sons and My Wife

Annotation

Napoleon cultivated the intense personal loyalty of his troops with engravings like this one, which suggests a personal interest in the ordinary soldier.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

Credits

Included as part of the LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVO"UTION project
https://revolution.chnm.org/d/203

How to Cite This Source

"Sire, They Are My Sons and My Wife," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/sire-they-are-my-sons-and-my-wife [accessed January 18, 2022]