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Rivalry of Murat and Davoust. Napoleon had just placed Davoust under the orders of Murat, whoDavoust under the orders of Murat, who commanded the vanguard of the army, and the two generals had advanced as far as Slawkow; it was thng cashiered, to engage without an order from Davoust, had formally refused to fire. A momentary amy, and in a moment carried the heights which Davoust should have swept with his artillery. Ond we lose the half of our vanguard," rejoined Davoust, bitterly; "and we shall reach Moscow withoutg forward his own, that is to say, that which Davoust commands under his orders; he hurries to CampCampans to advance; Murat repeats his orders; Davoust resists still more violently. At this insulter. He appeals to his rank — his authority. Davoust does not heed him, and Campans, after long hee said, in a calm tone, "carry this billet to Davoust." "It is a challenge," said Beillard, wior should give the command of the vanguard to Davoust, he will do all that you would have done." [14 more...]