Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

1er Regiment d'Artillerie a Peid

2e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

3e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

5e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

6e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

7e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

8e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

9e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Bibliography

French Foot Artillery Regiments and the Colonels Who Led Them 1791-1815

By Tony Broughton, FINS

1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1671: Created
1693: Regiment Royal de l'Artillerie
1720: 1er bataillon de Royal Artillerie
1759: Brigade de Royal-Artillerie (took the name of its Chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d'Artillerie de la Frere
1791: 1er Regiment d'Artilllerie
1794: 1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Sappel (Pierre-Abel de) - Colonel
1792: Quintin (Joseph de) - Colonel
1793: Gillot (?) - Colonel
1794: Delpire (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Allix (Jacques-Alexandre) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Lauriston (Jacques-Alexandre-Bernard Law de) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Pernetty (Joseph-Marie) - Chef-de-Brigade
1804: Desvaux (Jean-Jacques) - Colonel
1805: d'Aboville (Augustin-Gabriel) - Colonel
1807: Valee (Sylvain-Charles) - Colonel
1809: Gerdy (Pierre-Philibert) - Colonel
1814: Laurent (Albert) - Colonel

Seven of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Allix de Vaux, (Jacques-Alexandre-Francois)

Born: 21 December 1768
Chef-de-Brigade: 13 March 1800
General-de-Brigade: 1 October 1808 (in the service of Westphalia)
General-de-Brigade: 28 November 1813 (in the service of France)
General-de-Division: 15 April 1812 (in the service of Westphalia)
General-de-Division: 26 February 1814 (in the service of France)
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 12 October 1812
Died: 26 January 1836

Lauriston, (Jacques-Alexandre-Bernard Law de)

Born: 1 February 1768
Chef-de-Brigade: 7 February 1795 (4e Regiment d'Artillerie a Cheval)
Chef-de-Brigade: 3 October 1801 (1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
General-de-Brigade: 13 September 1802
General-de-Division: 1 February 1805
Count of the Empire:
Died: 11 June 1828

Pernety, (Joseph-Marie)

Born: 29 April 1756
Chef-de-Brigade: 4 October 1802
General-de-Brigade: 1 February 1805
General-de-Division: 11 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 21 November 1810
Died: 29 April 1856

Desvaux de Saint-Maurice, (Jean-Jacques)

Born: 26 June 1775
Colonel: 29 October 1803 (6e Regiment d'Artillerie a Cheval)
Colonel: 2 March 1805 (1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
General-de-Brigade: 9 July 1809
General-de-Division: 6 November 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 16 May 1813
Baron of the Empire: 30 October 1810
Died: 18 June 1815 (killed at Waterloo)

Aboville, (Augustin-Marie d')

Born: 12 April 1777
Colonel: 10 July 1806
General-de-Brigade: 9 July 1809
Baron of the Empire: 5 October 1808
Died: 20 June 1843

Valee, (Sylvain-Charles)

Born: 17 December 1773
Colonel: 12 January 1807
General-de-Brigade: 18 July 1808
General-de-Division: 31 July 1811
Baron of the Empire: 13 February 1811
Died: 15 August 1846        

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonel Gerdy: Killed 16 December 1812

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-four
Officers died of wounds: Seven
Officers wounded: Seventy

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy and Jemmapes
1793: Bliescastel
1794: Fleurus and Siege of Fort de l'Ecluse
1799: Pyramides, Acone, and Zurich
1800: Marengo and Hohenlinden
1805: Elchingen and Austerlitz
1806: Jena
1807: Ostrelenka and Friedland
1808: Medina-del-Rio-Seco
1809: Essling and Wagram
1809: Saragosse and Talavera
1810: Cuidad-Rodrigo
1811: Cadiz, Badajoz, and Cuidad-Rodrigo
1812: Badajoz and Arapiles
1812: Polotsk, Smolensk, Moskowa, Krasnoe, Beresina, and Vina
1813: Vitoria
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Dresde, Juterbock, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Toulouse
1814: La Rothiere and Paris
1815: Huningue

Battle Honours

Friedland 1807 and La Moskowa 1812

2e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1720: Created 2e bataillon de Royal-Artillerie
1759: Brigade de Royal-Artillerie (took the name of its Chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d'Artillerie de Metz
1791: 2e Regiment d'Artillerie
1794: 2e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Rison (Francois-Claude de) - Colonel
1792: Ladonchamp (Jacques-Henri-Francois Lefebvre de) - Colonel
1793: de la Haye (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: d'Espinassy (Antoine-Joseph-Marie d') - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Faultrier (Simon-Joachim de) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: de Juliac de Manelle (Louis-Francois de) - Colonel
1806: Le Noury de la Guignardiere (Henri-Marie) - Colonel
1807: Dogerau (Jean-Pierre) - Colonel
1814: Lambert (Henri-Fabien-Louis-Emmanuel) - Colonel
1815: Chapelle (Antoine-Clement) - Colonel

Three of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Espinassy, (Antoine-Joseph-Marie d')

Born: 13 August 1757
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 May 1795
General-de-Brigade: 28 April 1797
Died: 27 May 1829

Faultrier, (Simon de)

Born: 22 August 1763
Chef-de-Brigade: 13 March 1800
General-de-Brigade: 22 November 1806
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 2 May 1811
Died: 24 November 1832

Le Noury de la Guignardiere, (Henri-Marie)

Born: 6 November 1771
Colonel: 9 March 1806
General-de-Brigade: 23 March 1809
General-de-Division: 25 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 17 March 1808
Died: 25 September 1839

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 2e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonel Juliac de Manelle: Killed 10 November 1805
Colonel Le Noury de la Guignardiere: Wounded 16 February 1807

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 2e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty
Officers died of wounds: Five
Officers wounded: Fifty-four

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Toulon and Peyrestortes
1794: Le Boulou, Fleurus, and Maestricht
1796: Kehl and Lodi
1797: Rivoli and Verone
1799: Zurich and Remus
1800: Genes, Marengo, and Hohenlinden
1806: Siege of Gaete
1809: Raab, Wagram, and Znaim
1812: Moskowa, Malo-Jaroslawetz, and Wiasma
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, and Leipzig
1815: Ligny            

Battle Honours

Zurich 1799, Marengo 1800, and La Moskowa 1812

3e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1720: Created 3e Bataillon de Royal-Artillerie
1759: Brigade de Royal-Artillerie (took the name of its Chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d'Artillerie de Besancon
1791: 3e Regiment d'Artillerie
1794: 3e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Sinceny (Jean-Baptiste-Marie Fayard de) - Colonel
1792: de la Bayette de Galles (Charles Morand) - Colonel
1793: Boubers-Mazingan (Alexandre-Francois-Jacques de) - Chef-de-Brigade
1793: Bellencontre (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1794: Lobreau (Jean-Baptiste) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1805: Bouchu (Francois-Louis) - Colonel
1811: Ricci (Guido-Joseph de Ritiis) - Colonel
1814: Schouller (Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas) - Colonel

Two of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade

Boubers-Mazingan, (Alexandre-Francois-Jacques de)

Born: 5 January 1744
Chef-de-Brigade: 5 August 1793
General-de-Brigade: 31 October 1793
Died: 18 March 1819

Bouchu, (Francois-Louis)

Born: 13 November 1771
Colonel: 16 October 1805
General-de-Brigade: 19 May 1811
Chevalier of the Empire: 9 May 1811
Died: 31 October 1839

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 3e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

None           

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 3e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Sixteen
Officers died of wounds: Eight
Officers wounded: Forty-two

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy and Jemmapes
1793: Valenciennes
1794: Fleurus and Nimegue
1795: Mayence
1800: Mantoue, Corfu, Ligurie, and Marengo
1807: Eylau
1808: Vimeiro and Baylen
1809: Saragosse and Girone
1810: La Corona, Seville, Lerida and Tortose
1811: Tarragone
1812: Badajoz
1813: Salinas
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Dresde, Leipzig, and Custrin
1814: Orthez and Toulouse
1814: Brienne, Montmirail and Paris          

Battle Honours

Austerlitz 1805 and Saragosse 1809

4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1720: Created 4e Bataillon de Royal-Artillerie
1759: 4e Brigade de Royal-Artillerie (took the name of its Chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d'Artillerie de Grenoble
1791: 4e Regiment d'Artillerie
1794: 4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Campognol (Isaac-Jacques de Lard de) - Colonel
1793: Dujard (Jean-Lambert Marchal) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Niger (Pierre) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Ferveur (Nicolas) - Chef-de-Brigade
1801: Buchet (Jacques-Bonaventure) - Chef-de-Brigade
1801: Ruty (Charles-Etienne-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Desvaux de Saint-Maurice () - Colonel??
1809: Degennes (Armand-Joseph-Henri) - Colonel
1809: Digeon (Armand-Joseph-Henri) - Colonel
1811: Montgenet (Francois-Bernard de) - Colonel??
1814: Ravicchio de Peresdorf (Joseph) - Colonel
1815: Gerin (Claude-Joseph-Antoine) - Colonel           

Five of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Dujard, (Jean-Lambert Marchal)

Born: 17 September 1739
Chef-de-Brigade: 8 March 1793
General-de-Brigade: 1 April 1795
Died: 21 July 1796 (Assasinated)

Buchet, (Jacques-Bonaventure)

Born: 14 July 1746
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 July 1795 (1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 January 1801 (4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
General-de-Brigade: 20 September 1805
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 14 April 1831

Ruty, (Charles-Etienne-Francois)

Born: 4 November 1774
Chef-de-Brigade: 5 December 1801
General-de-Brigade: 8 January 1807
General-de-Division: 10 January 1813
Baron of the Empire: 11 August 1808
Count of the Empire: 11 November 1813
Died: 24 April 1824

Desvaux de Saint-Maurice, (Jean-Jacques)

Born: 26 June 1775
Colonel: 29 October 1803 (6e Regiment d'Artillerie a Cheval)
Colonel: 2 March 1805 (1er Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
Colonel: 16 March 1807 (4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
General-de-Brigade: 9 July 1809
General-de-Division: 6 November 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 16 May 1813
Baron of the Empire: 30 October 1810
Died: 18 June 1815 (killed at Waterloo)

Digeon, (Armand-Joseph-Henri)

Born: 2 December 1778
Colonel: 5 October 1809
General-de-Brigade: 23 January 1814
Chevalier of the Empire: 9 October 1813
Died: 24 May 1836        

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonel Degennes: Killed 26 October 1810

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Eight
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Forty-one

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Toulon and Savoie
1794: Saorgio
1795: Loano
1796: Montenotte, Dego, Millesimo, Mondovi, Lodi, Lonato, Castiglione, Bassano, Arcole, and Rivoli
1797: Tagliamento
1798: Malte and Pyramides
1799: El-Arisch, Jaffa, Mont-Thabor, Aboukir, and Saint-Jean d'Acre
1800: Heliopolis and Caire
1800: Montebello and Marengo
1808: Siege of Roses
1809: Girone
1809: Wagram
1811: Figuieres
1812: Krasnoe and Beresina
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Mincio and Paris

Battle Honours

Heliopolis 1800 and Lutzen 1813

5e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1720: Created 5e Bataillon de Royal-Artillerie
1759: Brigade de Royal-Artillerie (Took the name of its Chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d'Artillerie de Strasbourg
1791: 5e Regiment d'Artillerie
1794: 5e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Gromard de Quintin (Pierre-Gaston) - Colonel
1792: Lamartilliere (Jean) - Colonel
1793: Le Dieu de Ville (Pierre-Eleonore) - Chef-de-Brigade
1793: Montfort (Maurice de) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Borthon (Jean) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Demarcay (Marie-Jean) - Chef-de-Brigade
1805: Mengin (Francois-Louis) - Colonel
1806: Gondallier de Tugny (Nicolas-Francois-Therese) - Colonel
1810: Carmejane () - Colonel
1811: Hazard (Louis-Marie-Joseph) - Colonel
1814: Saint-Cyr (Aime-Prosper) - Colonel

Four of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Lamartilliere, (Jean)

Born: 10 March 1732
Colonel: 3 October 1792
General-de-Brigade: 14 August 1793
General-de-Division: 1 April 1795
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Count of the Empire: 11 July 1810
Died: 27 March 1819

Le Dieu de Ville, (Pierre-Eleonore)

Born: 9 September 1737
Colonel: 1 November 1793
General-de-Brigade: 27 May 1793
Died: 10 December 1816

Demarcay, (Marie-Jean)

Born: 11 August 1772
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 January 1802 and Colonel in 1803
General-de-Brigade: 8 February 1808 (General-Major in the service of Holland)
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 10 September 1808
Died: 21 May 1839

Gondallier de Tugny, (Nicolas-Francois-Therese)

Born: 26 January 1776
Colonel: 10 July 1806
General-de-Brigade: 31 December 1809
General-de-Division: 27 June 1813 (in the service of Naples)
Baron of the Empire: 10 April 1812
Died: 30 October 1830

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 5e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonel Lamartilliere: Wounded 18 September 1793

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 5e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty-four
Officers died of wounds: Eight
Officers wounded: Sixty

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Mayence and Davendorf
1794: Arlon
1796: Arcole
1800: Fort Bard
1805: Austerlitz
1807: Eylau, Dantzig, Heilsberg, Friedland, and Graudenz
1809: Essling and Wagram
1809: Saragosse
1810: Cuidad-Rodrigo, Almeida, and Tortose
1811: Badajoz
1812: Badajoz
1812: Smolensk, Moskowa, and Borisow
1813: Saint-Sebastien
1813: Lutzen, Katzbach and Leipzig
1814: Bar-sur-Aube, Arci-sur-Aube, and Paris
1815: Ligny

Battle Honours

Wissembourg 1793 and Wagram 1809

6e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1720: Created 6e Bataillon de Royal-Artillerie
1759: Brigade de Royal-Artillerie (Took the name of its Chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d'Artillerie d'Auxonne
1791: 6e Regiment d'Artillerie
1794: 6e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Delmesnil (Francois-Charles de Quiefdeville de) - Colonel
1792: Dutot (Charles-Francois-Daniel) - Colonel
1792: Montperreux (?) - Colonel
1793: Bonvoust (Charles de) - Colonel
1797: Martraire (Claude) - Chef-de-Brigade
1801: Bardenet (Jacques) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Senarmont (Alexandre-Antoine Hureau de) - Chef-de-Brigade
1806: Filhol de Camus (Jean-Edmund) - Colonel
1811: Laurent (Albert) - Colonel
1812: Marilhac (Robert) - Colonel
1813: Verrier (Marie-Claude-Bernard) - Colonel
1814: Hulot (Jacques-Louis) - Colonel

Three of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Bonvoust, (Charles de)

Born: 11 August 1737
Colonel: 8 March 1793
General-de-Brigade: 14 April 1794
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 22 June 1811

Senarmont, (Alexandre-Antoine Hureau de)

Born: 21 April 1769
Colonel: 21 January 1802
General-de-Brigade: 10 July 1806
General-de-Division: 7 December 1808
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 3 March 1807
Baron of the Empire: 2 July 1808
Died: 5 June 1811 (killed at the siege of Cadiz)

Filhol de Camus, (Jean-Edmund)

Born: 2 July 1768
Colonel: 9 March 1806
General-de-Brigade: 23 June 1811
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 28 September 1813
Baron of the Empire: 29 February 1808
Died: 29 March 1854

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 6e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 6e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Nineteen
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: Forty-one

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy and Jemmapes
1793: Conde, Nerwinden, Nieuport, Hondschoote, Wattignies, and Bouxvillar
1794: Aldenhoven, Ecluse, Le Quesnoy, Namur, Bois-le-Duc, Graves and Maestricht
1796: Wurtzbourg
1797: Nuewied
1799: Bergen, Alkmaer, and Castricum
1800: Marengo
1807: Neisse
1808: Vimerio
1809: Saragosse
1810: Cuidad-Rodrigo
1811: Badajoz, Tarragone, Albuhera
1812: Cuidad-Rodrigo
1812: Moskowa and Krasnoe
1813: Saint-Sebastien
1813: Lutzen, Wurschen, and Dresde
1814: Fere-Champenoise and Paris
1815: Ligny and Waterloo

Battle Honours

Hohenlinden 1800 and Jena 1806

7e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1720: Created 7e Bataillon de Royal-Artillerie
1759: 7e Bataillon de Royal-Artillerie (Took the name of its Chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d'Artillerie de Toul
1791: 7e Regiment d'Artillerie
1794: 7e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied    

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Dupuch de Grangeneuve (Pierre-Morand) - Colonel
1793: Vannot de Montperreux (Jean-Baptiste) - Chef-de-Brigade
1793: Legrais (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Humbert (Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas) - Chef-de-Brigade
1798: Seroux (Nicolas-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Berthier de Grandry (Alexandre) - Chef-de-Brigade
1801: Dedon-Duclos (Francois-Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: Bicquilley (Pierre-Marie) - Colonel
1808: Pelletier (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel
1809: Lepin (Pierre-Henri) - Colonel
1811: Colin (Hyacinthe) - Colonel
1814: Le Roy (Jean-Nicolas) - Colonel
1815: Berthier (Francois) - Colonel

Five of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Seroux, (Jean-Nicolas)

Born: 3 December 1742
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 March 1793
General-de-Brigade: 5 February 1799
General-de-Division: 8 February 1806
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 20 July 1808
Died: 5 September 1822

Dedon-Duclos, (Francois-Louis)

Born: 21 October 1762
Chef-de-Brigade: 1 June 1801
General-de-Brigade: 25 September 1799 (promotion was not confirmed)
General-de-Brigade: 28 October 1805
General-de-Division: 3 November 1807 (in the service of Naples)
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 12 June 1808
Died: 19 January 1830

Bicquilley, (Pierre-Marie)

Born: 6 November 1771
Colonel: 29 October 1803
General-de-Brigade: 14 November 1808
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 July 1807
Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 27 January 1809 (killed at Villafranca)

Pelletier, (Jean-Baptiste)

Born: 16 February 1777
Colonel: 22 December 1808
General-de-Brigade: 4 March 1809 (in the service of Poland)
Baron of the Empire: 17 March 1808
Died: 27 May 1862

Lepin, (Pierre-Henri)

Born: 16 October 1772
Colonel: 6 July 1809
General-de-Brigade: 23 June 1811
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 26 June 1813
Baron of the Empire: 5 August 1809
Died: 15 April 1839

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 7e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonel Bicquilley: Wounded 14 June 1807

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 7e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied  during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty six
Officers died of wounds: Five
Officers wounded: Fifty

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy and Jemmapes
1793: Nerwinden, Hondschoote, and Wattignies
1794: Fleurus, Aldenhoven, Maestricht and Bois-le-Duc
1796: Neresheim and Kehl
1799: Bergen, Alkmaer and Castricum
1800: Engen, Moeskirch, Kirchberg, Hochstett and Hohenlinden
1805: Ulm and Austerlitz
1806: Jena and Auerstadt
1807: Eylau and Neisse
1809: Girone
1809: Eckmuhl and Wagram
1810: Astorga
1811: Tarragone and Sagonte
1812: Valence and Arapiles
1812: Moskowa, Beresina, and Vilna
1813: Saint-Sebastien
1813: Kulm, Dresde, Modin, Torgau, Dantzig, Wittenberg, and Custrin
1814: Toulouse
1815: Waterloo

Battle Honours

Jemmapes 1792

8e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1785: Created Regiment du Corps Royal de l'Artillerie des Colonies
1791: 8e Regiment d'Artillerie
1794: 8e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1793: d'Hennezel (Charles-Nicolas) - Colonel  
1795: Des Bordes (Sylvain-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Tirlet (Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: Aubry de la Boucharderie (Claude-Charles) - Colonel
1809: Digeon (Arnaud-Joseph-Henri) - Colonel
1813: Caron (Pierre-Louis-Auguste) - Colonel

Three of the above officers attained the rank of General

Tirlet, (Louis)

Born: 14 March 1771
Chef-de-Brigade: 20 April 1802
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1803
General-de-Division: 10 January 1813
Baron of the Empire: 25 March 1810
Died: 29 November 1841

Aubry de la Boucharderie, (Claude-Charles)

Born: 25 October 1773
Colonel: 29 October 1803
General-de-Brigade: 7 June 1809
General-de-Division: 21 November 1812
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 June 1812
Baron of the Empire: 14 April 1810
Count of the Empire: 2 May 1813
Died: 8 November 1813 (as a result of wounds suffered at Leipzig)

Digeon, (Armand-Joseph-Henri)

Born: 2 December 1778
Colonel: 5 October 1809 (4e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
Colonel: 9 November 1809 (8e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied)
General-de-Brigade: 23 January 1814
Chevalier of the Empire: 9 October 1813
Died: 24 May 1836

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 8e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonel Aubry: Wounded 22 May 1809          

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 8e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty-four
Officers died of wounds: Nine
Officers wounded: Forty-five

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Bois-le-Duc
1801: Algesiras
1805: Austerlitz
1807: Friedland
1808: Somo-Sierra
1809: Ucles and Almonacid
1809: Eckmuhl, Essling, Wagram, and Znaim
1810: Cuidad-Rodrigo
1811: Tarragone and Chiclana
1812: Moskowa, Krasnoe, and Beresina
1813: Lunebourg, Lutzen, Bautzen, Dresde, and Leipzig
1814: Craonne, Laon, and Paris
1815: Waterloo

Battle Honours

Austerlitz 1805 and Friedland 1807

9e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Regimental History

1810: Created 9e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonels

1810: Bode (David-Isaie) - Colonel
1813: Cottin (Claude-Ponce) - Colonel

None of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 9e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied

Colonel Bode: Wounded 7 September 1812    

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 9e Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied during the period 1810-1815

Officers killed: Seventeen
Officers died of wounds: One
Officers wounded: Forty-one

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1812: Smolensk, Polotsk, Moskowa, Krasnoe, and Beresina
1813: Lutzen, Kulm, Leipzig and Hanau
1814: Montereau

Battle Honours

La Moskowa 1812        

 

Bibliography

Brieussel Capt. Historique du 3e Regiment d'Artillerie Macon; 1901

Charavay J. and N. Les Generaux morts pour la Patrie 1792-1815 Paris; 1893 Vol one and 1908 Vol two. 

Clement Lt. Historique du 4e Regiment d'Artillerie; 1890

Deprez E. Les Volontaires Nationaux (1791-1793) Paris; 1908.

Historique du 2e Regiment d'Artillerie. Grenoble; 1899

Historique des Corps de Troupes de l'Armee Francaise Paris; 1900.

Martinien A. Tableaux par Corps et par Batailles des Officiers tues et blesse pendant les guerres de l'Empire 1805-1815 Paris; 1899.

Mullie M.C. Biographie des Celebrites militaires des Armes de Terre et de Mer
2 Vols Paris; 1851.

Quintin D. and B. Dictionnaire des Colonels de Napoleon Paris; 1996.

Six G. Dictionnaire Biographique des Generaux et Amiraux Francais de la         Revolution et de l'Empire 1792-1814 Paris; 1934.

Susane J. Histoire de l'Artillerie Francaise Paris; 1874

 

 

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