Lot 976: Massena, Andre



2015-09-16 14:11:55

Lot 976: Massena Andre: (1758-1817) Marshal Of France, Duc De Rivoli. D.S., Massena, Three Pages, Folio, Zurich, 15Th November 1799, In French. The Attractive Partially Printed Document Issued By Massena, Lists Sixty Three Officers Along With Other Brief Details Of Their Former Ranks And The New Upgraded Ranks They Have Been Appointed. Signed By Massena At The Base In His Capacity As General And Chief Commandant Of The Danube Army. A Clean Document Carefully Penned. With Edges Very Slightly Damaged Although Not Affecting The Text Or Signature, Otherwise Vg. On The Second Battle Of Zurich, 25Th-26Th September 1799, Massena Obtained A Very Important Key Victory For The Republican French Army Over An Austrian And Russian Force Commanded By Alexander Korsakov Near Zurich. This Long List Of Upgraded Officers Is Ussued Less Than Two Months After The Battle, And Probably Correspond To The Awarded Officers. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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