Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 1 of Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865:
...Messieurs Peugnet, retired officers of the French army, who had both seen service under Napoleon I.—the elder as Captain of Cavalry, the younger as Captain of Engineers.
They were exiles from France , on account of the active part taken by them in the Carbonari trouble, so much commented upon at the time.
Then and there it was that, under quasi-military training, his taste for a soldier's caree...
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