Plus Me Tromper!

wooden leg

I found this article from the December 5, 1889 issue of The Chatham Record a little hyperbolic on my first read. Further investigation however reveals that General Daumesnil made quite a reputation in Napoleon’s army, and his wooden leg figured prominently in his post-war likenesses.

daumesnil_2423  perigueux_rochet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Je suis embarrassé!

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