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|Date from||Date to||Event||Source|
|1797||Appointed Elève de Polytechnique||ref:673|
|1799||Appointed Elève du Génie Maritime||ref:673|
|8.1803||1804||Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de la Marine at Nantes|
Served in Nantes then in Lorient .
|1805||He was assigned to the Villeneuve Squadron and witnessed the battle of Trafalgar during which he was wounded (October 21, 1805) .||ref:673|
|10.1806||Appointed at Antwerp , Holland .||ref:673|
|1808||Appointed Sous-Ingénieur de Première Classe de la Marine|
mission in Holland .
|4.1809||1810||He served ashore in the French Army of Germany .At the head of a detachment of workers , he seized during the battle of Aspern-Essling , the island of Lobau , with ferries built under his direction .He took part in the Battle of Wagram (July 5, 1809) and then joined the Army of Spain .||ref:673|
|9.1810||Appointed Ingénieur de Troisième Classe des Constructions Navales at Boulogne-sur-Mer|
He commands the battalion of military workers of the Navy .
Rank at his death
|1812||He is assigned to Antwerp , Holland .||ref:673|
|1813||He assumes command of the Parc du Génie de la Grande Armée .||ref:673|
|26.5.1813||Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur||ref:673|
|1815||He is dismissed , declared Bonapartist .||ref:673|
|1816||He is reinstated and serves in Cherbourg .||ref:673|
|1819||1823||He was stationed successively in Cherbourg , Brest and Rochefort .||ref:673|
|1820||Author of an Essay on the Art of Steam Navigation which "Contains Prophetic Views" (E. Taillemite) .||ref:673|
Passionate about Celtic archeology : member of the "Académie Celtique" .