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EBOOK à Les Artilleries Francaises: Premiere Partie 1786-1815, L'artillerie a Pied õ TEXT IN FRENCHWhen you tackle the French artillery of the First Empire you must always take into account descriptions of the artillery of the Ancien R gime and the Revolution in detail, which is what this book does The term artillery in the Middle Ages designated all the machines the army uses So, originally, the artillery corps comprised officers who created, used and maintained these machines It took several centuries and a lot of ups and downs before the artillery was effectively organized this was Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval s vocation Mr de Gribeauval, the Inspector of Artillery, set up this organization gradually over than thirty years, and it remained in force, to a greater or lesser extent, untiland this is the subject of this book All the artillery pieces, the materiel used by the Foot and Horse Artillery at the end of the Ancien Regime, during the Revolution and the First Empire, as well as the Pontoneers, the permanent artillery l artilleries dentaire of the Coastguard Artillery, these all too often forgotten heroes of the Napoleonic era, are presented in the hundreds of profiles and silhouettes shown in this bookTwo chapters are given over to the artillery trains and teams which, during the First Empire, reach the age of maturity, the age of regulations This book is in French, made a big mistake and jumped in feet first, be warned.