, though they had fully earned promotion before the close of their connection with the army.
They served precisely as the other aides, taking their full share of all duty, whether agreeable or disagreeable, dangerous or the reverse.
They were fine young fellows and good soldiers, and deserved high credit in every way.
Their uncle, the Prince de Joinville, who accompanied them as a Mentor, held no official position, but our relations were always confidential and most agreeable.
The Duc de Chartres had received a military education at the military school at Turin; the Comte de Paris had only received instruction in military matters from his tutors.
They had their separate establishment, being accompanied by a physician and a captain of chasseurs-à--pied.
The latter was an immense man, who could never, under any circumstances, be persuaded to mount a horse: he always made the march on foot.
Their little establishment was usually the jolliest in camp, and it was often a great r