Life of a Soldier

Noël Lucky Chevalier was a soldier serving in Napoleons arm in the 1800s. This is his journey through several campaigns he fought.
This is my entry for the Historical Fiction Contest


12. (The Russian Campaign) June 1st, 1812

So, as I look back and read these entries, it seems as if I only write when I fight against the Austrians or the Russians… weird. I never meant it to go like that, really.

                I’m having a grand time with my family; they’re all growing up so fast! Aceline is 4 and half years old!  Christian is already 8; he’s in school and is very smart.

                Even as I watch my family grow, I am forced to pack for war.


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