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  • The tri-coloured cockades, which had been concealed in the hollow of a drum, were eagerly distributed by Labedoyere among them, and they threw away the white cockade as a badge of their nation's dishonour.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Marshal Jourdan, who was then at Rouen, received a letter, written without the knowledge of Marmont, informing him that the latter had mounted the white cockade in his corps.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • At Valence Napoleon, for the first time, saw French soldiers with the white cockade in their caps.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon


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