Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

THIRTEENTH BOOK.

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YEAR 1813.

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COMPOSITION AND NUMERICAL STRENGTH OF THE GUARD IN 1813.

General Staff

       70

Administration

 

450

 

Infantry.

       

Grenadiers

2 regts. of 1,600 men ea.

3,200

 

Veterans

1 company

200

 

Fusilier Grenadiers

1 regiment

1,600

 

Tirailleur Grenadiers

13 regts. of 1,600 men ea.

20,800

 

Flanqueurs-grenadiers

1 regiment

1,600

 

Depot co. of Flanqueurs-grend.

"

200

 

Chasseurs

2 regts. of 1,600 men ea.

3,200

 

Fusilier Chasseurs

1 regiment

1,600

 

Flanqueurs-chasseurs

1 regiment

1,600

 

Depot co. of Flanqueurs-chass.

"

200

 

Sailors

8 companies of 142 men ea.

1,136

 

Voltigeurs

13 regts. of 1,600 men ea.

20,800

 

Pupils

1 regiment

1,600

 

Battalion of Instruction

"

2,000

 

of Fontainebleau.

     
   

59,736

59,736

Cavalry.

       

Grenadiers

1 regiment

1,250

 

Chasseurs

1 regiment

2,500

 

Mamelucks

1 squadron

250

 

Elite gendarmes

1 battalion and 2 squadrons

632

 

Dragoons

1 regiment

1,250

 

Light Horse Lancers

2 regiments

6,500

 

Guards of Honor

4 regts. of 2,500 men ea.

10,020

 

Scouts

3 regts. of 2,000 men ea.

6,000

 
   

28,402

 28,402

Artillery.  

1 staff, 6 foot companies, 6 horse companies,

3,000

1 company of veterans, 14 companies of Young Guard,

1 company of pontoon workers, 2 regiments of art. train.

Engineers.

 

1 staff, 1 company of sappers.

250

Equipment train 

 1 battalion  

500

Hospital of the Guard

   

  64

   

Total

                92,472

 


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