The Napoleonic Wars

Upon the French Revolution, European warfare saw great changes in a period that became known as the Napoleonic Wars.
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Battle of 1815, and final defeat for Napoleon
Battle of Waterloo
Elite French skirmisher
Voltiguer
Fast Light Cavalry units with distinctive uniforms
Hussars
Nickname of the British muskets
Brown Bess
Commander of British forces during the Peninsular War
Arthur Wellesley
Place of origin of the Vistula Legion
Poland
Decisive British naval victory of 1805
Battle of Trafalgar
British admiral in above battle
Horatio Nelson
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German Confederation set up by Napoleon in 1806
Confederation of the Rhine
Type of heavy, armoured cavalry that saw a resurgence under Napoleon
Cuirassier
Name for Light Infantry and Rifle units in German-speaking countries
Jäger
A combined-arms grouping of soldiers
Corps
Name of the army commanded by Napoleon
Grande Armée
Deadliest battle in the Napleonic Wars
Battle of Borodino
French marshal who pledged to bring Napoleon back to Paris in an iron cage, upon his return from exile
Michel Ney
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