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In 1789, he was returned as deputy to the [[Estates-General of 1789|Estates-General]] by the ''noblesse'' of [[Quercy]], and affiliated with the [[French Revolution|Revolutionary]] cause. In 1791, he was sent by the [[National Constituent Assembly]] to receive the oath of the army of Flanders, and subsequently was appointed to its command. In July 1792, on the wake of the revolutionary conflict, he was named commander of the army of the Rhine, with the duty of watching the movements of the Habsburg Monarchy troops.
 
In 1789, he was returned as deputy to the [[Estates-General of 1789|Estates-General]] by the ''noblesse'' of [[Quercy]], and affiliated with the [[French Revolution|Revolutionary]] cause. In 1791, he was sent by the [[National Constituent Assembly]] to receive the oath of the army of Flanders, and subsequently was appointed to its command. In July 1792, on the wake of the revolutionary conflict, he was named commander of the army of the Rhine, with the duty of watching the movements of the Habsburg Monarchy troops.
   
In May 1793, he was transferred to the command of the [[French Revolutionary Army]] on the [[La Rochelle]] front, operating against the [[Revolt in the Vendée|Vendéan insurgency]]. He gained several successes, among them the capture of Saumur and the victory of [[Parthenay]], but the insubordination of his troops and the suspicions of his political supervisors made his position intolerable and he sent in his resignation.
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In May 1793, he was transferred to the command of the [[French Revolutionary Army]] on the [[La Rochelle]] front, operating against the [[Revolt in the Vendée|Vendéan insurgency]]. He gained several successes, among them the capture of [[Saumur]] and the victory of [[Parthenay]], but the insubordination of his troops and the suspicions of his political supervisors made his position intolerable and he sent in his resignation.
   
 
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