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French Order-of-Battle during the Golymin and Pultusk Campaign: 3e Division de Dragons

By Greg Gorsuch

 

SITUATION AU 15 DÉCEMBRE

SITUATION EN JANVIER

3e Division de Dragons

Présents.

Détachés.

Hôpitaux

Présents.

Détachés.

Hôpitaux

Général de Division Beaumont

           

Généraux Latour-Maubourg, Marisy Boyé.

Offic.

Troupe.

Chev.

Troupe.

Chev.

 

Offic.

Troupe.

Chev.

Troupe.

Chev.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

5e de dragons, Cel. Lacour.

30

408

465

113

113

16

24

542

5703

"
"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12e -- Cel. Géraud.

26

436

461

96

122

11

21

316

371

170 
230
68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

8e -- Cel. Girardin.

33

445

502

154

170

37

29

414

467

196

 209
67
                         

16e -- Cel. Vial.

32

459

469

181

159

22

23

670

613

"
"
"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
           

9e -- Cel. Maupetit.

28

380

446

116

170

15

24

373

401

131
200
15
                         

21e -- Cel. Dumas.

29

359

416

120

125

29

28

495

446

158
152
38
                         

Artillerie. 2e. régt  à cheval, 3e cie ½

1

39

37

"

"

"

 
78
81
"
"
"

Train. 2e bon bis, 2et 3e cies détachements.

"

48

69

"

"

"

4

 

179

2,574

2,865

780

849

130

153

2,881

2,949

655
791
228

 

Notes: The situations of the 5th and 16th Dragoons in January are summary situations where the regiments include the detached men and horses, as well as the men at the hospitals. 

Detachments that could join in a convenient time to take part in the operations of the December campaign.

3rd Division of Dragoons

The 5th Dragoons received, with its passage in Berlin, a mounted detachment of at least 100 men, departing Saint-Germain from 12 to September 15.

The 12th Dragoons received a detachment of 100 men coming from the dissolution of the foot dragoons, mounted in Potsdam and starting out November 10.  This detachment is included in the situation presented for December 15. 

The 8th Dragoons received 17 mounted dragoons departing from its depot in Strasbourg at the end of September and arriving in Berlin during the last days of October; moreover, it received 80 dragoons coming from the dissolution of the foot dragoons, mounted in Potsdam and starting out on November 10.  These detachments are included in the situation presented for December 15th

The 16th Dragoons received a detachment of 108 men coming from the dissolution of the foot dragoons, mounted in Potsdam and starting out on November 10.  This detachment is included in the situation presented for December 15. 

The 9th received, with its passage to Berlin, a mounted detachment of at least 100 men, departing from Versailles between the 12th and 15th of September.

The 21st did not receive any reinforcements before the December campaign.  The first detachment destined for this regiment started from Potsdam only on December 1 and could not arrive in time. 

All these detachments constituted for the 3rd Division a reinforcement of approximately 505 horses, which could take part in the operations of December. 

Source:

Foucart, P. Campagne de Pologne: Novembre-décembre 1806-Janvier 1807. Paris: Libraire Militaire Berger-Levralt & Co.; 1882.

Placed on the Napoleon Series: October 2004         

      

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