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ed, which it made upon his young and ardent imagination. The subject of our notice made the campaign of Russia as a Captain of artillery, attached to the corps commanded by Marshal Ney, whom he knew personally, and for whom he always entertained a strong regard. He thought him less moved by mercenary considerations than almost any other officer of his rank, and represented him as a man of a disposition naturally, extremely humane and compassionate. He was not present at the battle of Borodino, although his corps was engaged, but passed over the field a few days after, on the march to Moscow. We have heard him describe with all the animation of a person who had seen what he spoke of, the memorable scenes that followed the occupation of that city — the deep gloom of the French army at finding it empty of inhabitants — the conflagration, with its incidents of unmatched horror, and the utter bewilderment of the invaders when they found themselves cut off from all hope of shelter fr