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The Royal Saxon Army 1792-1814


The Electorate of Saxony was militarily a relic of the Seven years War but never-the-less the army served throughout the Revolutionary Wars and during the 1806 campaign as a staunch ally to the Prussians and Austrians fighting on to the last at Jena until finally accepting honourable defeat.
312 pages
In 1806 Friedrich August, realising that the only future for his state was with Napoleon took Saxony into the Confederation of the Rhine and the Saxon army served bravely and loyally with Napoleon's troops until the French defeat at Leipzic.