APPERT, General Felix Antoine. 20350



Military Order, signed ‘Appert’, appointing Colonel Delchet to interrogate the prisoners. In French. 1 page 8 x 6 inches, repaired, tipped to old album page. Versailles, 4 April 1871. General Felix Antoine Appert (1817-1891). During the Commune and until 1875, he commanded the Seine-et-Oise subdivision . In this capacity, he was responsible for directing the military justice which tried the Communards at Versailles . In total, 95 of the 10,137 insurgents tried by military judges were sentenced to the death penalty, 251 to forced labour, 1,169 to deportation in a fortified enclosure, 3,417 to simple deportation and 3,359 to a prison term. , including 55 minors over 16 sent to a reformatory