CHANTEGREIL (MARIE), known as Miette, born 1838, daughter of
Chantegreil, the poacher, who was sentenced to the galleys for murder.
She went to live with her aunt, the wife of Rebufat, farmer at Plassans.
Here she met Silvere Mouret, and an idyllic love affair followed. When
Silvere joined the Republican Insurrection in 1861, Miette, fired by his
enthusiasm, accompanied him, and carried the banner of revolt. In the
attack by the regular troops, which soon followed, she fell mortally
wounded. La Fortune des Rougon.