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The small local garrisons were unenthusiastic about committing themselves to the Emperor, yet equally unwilling to oppose him. The entire enterprise hung in the balance. The tiny expedition pressed on. The critical moment came on 7 March. On 7 March, having advanced nearly 300 kilometers in a week, Napoleon's column reached the hamlet of Laffray, not 15 kilometers from Grenoble. There Napoleon encountered a small detachment of infantry from the 5th Regiment of the Line, supported by a few lancers.
By 1700 hours the Emperor and his tiny army were ashore. There, by chance, shortly after Napoleon debarked he encountered Colonel Honore Grimaldi, the Prince of Monaco, riding through town with a small entourage. The Emperor asked the Prince, who had commanded a regiment with great distinction during Napoleon's later campaigns, to join his great venture. " But the Emperor's jaunty response must have concealed considerable disappointment. He had already noticed that the local populace was less than overwhelmed by his return.
Stylistic Note To simplify matters several ahistorical conventions have been adopted in this work: 1. The identities of French units are in italics. 2. Times have been rendered on a 24-hour basis. Page 7 Contents Preface to the Series 11 I. France, Napoleon and Europe, 1814-1815 13 II. "The Grand Disturber," Winter 1815 23 III. The Armies Gather, Spring 1815 33 IV. Along the Sambre, 1-16 June 53 V. The Battle of Ligny, 16 June 77 VI. The Battle of Quatre Bras, 16 June 97 VII. Retreat and Pursuit, 16-17 June 131 VIII.
A history of sea power by William Oliver Stevens; Allan F Westcott