Napoleon Series Archive 2011

Saxon Cuirassier
In Response To: OT Saxon cavalry genealogy. ()

Dear Digby
Here is what I have been able to find on the Cuirassier. Alas I do not have the full name of the Commander in Chief. Comments and corrections welcome.

Leib-Cuirassier Regiment
The regiment was raised in 1680 as a Cavalry Regiment. It became a Cuirassier Regiment in 1697.

Inhaber
1680 Promnitz zu Pferde
1682 Plotho
1689 Haubitz
1692 Rathsamshausen
1695 Reuss
1697 Trauttmannsdorf Kürassiere
1699 La Forest
1700 Kurprinz
1713 Königlicher Prinz
1733 Leib-Regiment [Capitulated to the Prussians in 1756]
1761 [New] Leib-Regiment
1764-1806 Kurfürst

Königlicher Prinz Cuirassier Regiment
The regiment was formed in 1703 as a Cuirassier Regiment. Disbanded in 1778.

Inhaber
1703 Flemming-Kürassiere
1706 Prinz Alexander
1727 Prinz Friedrich
1733 Kurprinz
1734 Königlicher Prinz [Capitulated to the Prussians in 1756]
1763 [New] Königlicher Prinz
1763 Kurprinz
1764 Ronnow
1778 Disbanded

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Fürst von Anhalt-Dessau Cuirassier Regiment
Raised in 1698 as a Dragoon Regiment. It was converted to a Cuirassier Regiment in 1748.

Inhaber
1698 Wolfenbüttel-Dragoner
1701 Milkau
1717 Birkholz
1726 Arnstädt
1741 Rechenberg
1748 Rechenberg Kürassiere
1748 Sondershausen
1749 Anhalt [Capitulated to the Prussians in 1756]
1763 [New] Anhalt-Kürassiere
1786 Rex
1786 Bellegarde
1789 Zetschwitz
1801-06 Kochtitzky

Vitzthum Cuirassier Regiment
Raised in 1702 as a Cuirassier Regiment.

Inhaber
1702 Tiesenhausen-Kürassiere
1704 Gersdorff
1706 Winckell
1713 Althann
1714 Kyau
1715 Arnstädt
1717 Pflugk
1728 Hackeborn
1730 Polenz
1734 Venediger
1738 Maffey
1745 Vitzthum [Disbanded in 1756]
1763 [New] Vitzthum-Kürassiere
1765 Benkendorf
1778 Disbanded


Plötz Cuirassier Regiment
Raised in 1704

Inhaber
1704 Wrangel-Dragoner
1710 Baudissin
1717 Klingenberg
1729 George de Saxe
1741 Pirch
1745 Plötz
1748 Plötz-Kürassiere [Capitulated to the Prussians in 1756]
1763 [New] Brenkenhof-Kürassiere
1778 Disbanded

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