We are in 1814. Wellington's Army is crossing the Pyrennees and Marshal Soult is trying to stop this invasion. A small garrison in the village of St-Amans-Soult near Mazamet receives orders from the local Prefet to locate and eliminate a band of bandits that are causing havoc in the surrounding mountains.
Bandits infesting the mountains.
An infantry patrol, guided by a local inhabitant, on the march.
The soldiers take up their quarters in a mountain inn.
Despite the soldiers's best efforts, the bandits are still on the run.
Reinforcements arrive the following day.
During an ambush, one of the bandits is captured.
Bandit thinking about his family, whilst on his way to captivity.