This section will discuss the conditions
in Europe leading up to 1870 concentrating
on the roles played by Prussia and France.
The war of 1870 saw armies made up of diverse
colorful units that fought in large-scale battles.
The moral effect of leadership was to profoundly
impact the outcome of the Franco-Prussian War
- one of the most interesting aspects of 1870.
The timeline of the Franco-Prussian War
organized into its distinctive parts.
Battle narratives containing essential information
for each battle including opposing plans, terrain, battle
progress, orders of battle, and the resulting consequences.