Hardly had he finished when the opening roar of the cannonade at Waterloo was heard.
The four days' campaign that followed, and the crowning victory of the 18th of June, are described in the article Waterloo Campaign.
Under the Consulate he resumed his professional work, and after Waterloo retired to America, where he became president of the university of Louisiana.
Frazer, Letters during the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns (ed.
At Waterloo he was wounded in the right arm and had to undergo amputation, but he quickly learned to write with his left hand, and on the conclusion of the war resumed his duties as secretary to the embassy at Paris.
Navez, Les Quatre Bras, Ligny, Waterloo et Wavre; General H.
Siborne, 9th Foot, History of the Waterloo Campaign; Clausewitz, Campagne de 1815; Colonel Charras, Histoire de la Campagne de 1815, Waterloo; L.
After Waterloo he took ship from Toulon, but the ship was driven back by a storm and he narrowly escaped massacre at Marseilles.
Siborne, R.E., Waterloo Letters; Colonel Chesney, Waterloo Lectures; Wellington, Despatches and Memorandum on the Battle of Waterloo; Correspondance and Cornmentaires of Napoleon.
The Guards Memorial, Waterloo Place, commemorates the foot guards who died in the Crifnea.