Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

1er Regiment de Tirailleurs

2e Regiment de Tirailleurs

3e Regiment de Tirailleurs

4e Regiment de Tirailleurs

5e Regiment de Tirailleurs

6e Regiment de Tirailleurs

7e Regiment de Tirailleurs

8e Regiment de Tirailleurs

9e Regiment de Tirailleurs

10e Regiment de Tirailleurs

11e Regiment de Tirailleurs

12e Regiment de Tirailleurs

13e Regiment de Tirailleurs

14e Regiment de Tirailleurs

15e Regiment de Tirailleurs

16e Regiment de Tirailleurs

Bibliography

The Garde Imperiale and Its Commanders during the Period 1804 – 1815

The Infantry Regiments Part Two: Regiments de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

By Tony Broughton, FINS


1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1809: Created, 1er Regiment de Tirailleurs-Grenadiers
1810: Renamed, 1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale (formed from)
1er bataillon, Tirailleurs-Grenadiers de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Colonel-Majors and Majors

1809: Lonchamp (Louis)
1812: Le Noir (Auguste-Nicolas)
1812: Darriule (Jean-Luc)
1814: Albert (George)
1815: Trappier de Malcolm (Jacques-Elisee)

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

Lonchamp, (Louis)

Born: 26 May 1770
Major: 20 January 1808 (2e Reiment de Grenadiers a Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 16 January 1809 (1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 9 December 1811
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 15 March 1810
Died: 19 January 1839

Le Noir, (Auguste-Nicolas)

Born: 29 July 1776
Major: 8 February 1812
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 May 1812
Chevalier of the Empire: 15 March 1810
Died: 7 January 1850

Darriule, (Jean-Luc)

Born: 16 November 1774
Major: 10 June 1812
Colonel-Major: 10 April 1813
General-de-Brigade: 21 December 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 5 September 1850

Albert, (George)

Born: 18 June 1776
Major: 3 January 1814
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 17 January 1855

Trappier de Malcolm, (Jacques-Elisee)

Born: 18 September 1776
Major: 18 Janaury 1813 (6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 13 April 1815 (1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Commander of the Leion d’Honneur: 28 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 22 December 1854

Senior officers who served with the 1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Lonchamp – wounded 18 April 1800, 21 March 1801, 8 February 1807, and  22 May 1809
Le Noir – wounded 17 November 1812
Darriule – wounded 17 December 1796
Albert – wounded 1793, 1 May 1799 and 21 March 1801
Trappier de Malcolm – received no wounds

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1809 - 1815

Officers killed: Sixteen
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Fifty-one

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1809: Essling and Wagram
1810: Salinas and Viana
1812: Moskowa, Krasnoe, Beresina, and Kowno
1813: Lutzen, Wurschen, Bautzen, Dresde, Leipzig, and Francfort
1814: Brienne, la Rothiere, Craonne, Troyes, Soissons, Fere-Champenois, and Paris
1815: Waterloo

2e Regimemt de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1809: Created, 2e  Regiment de Tirailleurs-Grenadiers de la Garde Imperiale
1810: 2e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale (formed from)
2e Bataillon  Tirailleurs-Grenadiers de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 2e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Majors

1809: Flamand (Jean-Francois)
1813: Vionnet de Maringone
1815: Mosnier

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

Flamand, (Jean-Francois)

Born: 21 June 1766
Colonel-Major: 29 May 1809 (2e Regiment de Tirailleurs-Grenadiers de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 13 April 1813 (Regiment de Fusilier-Grenadiers de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 14 September 1813
Baron of the Empire: 23 October 1811
Died: 10 December 1830

Vionnet de Maringone, (Louis-Joseph)

Born: 16 November 1769
Colonel-Major: 14 April 1813
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 29 October 1834

Mosnier, (Francois-Israel)

Born: 4 August 1771
Colonel: 1 April 1813 (26e Reiment d’Infanterie Legere)
Major : 8 April 1813 (12e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major : 13 April 1815 (2e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur : 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 19 June 1813
Died: 13 July 1847

Senior officers who served with the 2e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Flamand – wounded 18 October 1793 and 1 February 1814
Vionnet de Maringone – wounded 1 October 1798, 15 August 1799, 16 July 1800, 16 November 1812, and 26 August 1813
Mosnier – received no wounds

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 2e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1809 - 1815

Officers killed: Three
Officers died of wounds: Five
Officers wounded: Twenty

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1809: Essling
1811: Usagre
1813: Lutzen, Wurschen, Dresde, and Leipzig
1814: Brienne, Montmirail, Craonne, Reims, Epernay, and Coutrai

3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1809 : Created, 1er Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers
1810 : Renamed, 3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814 : Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Majors

1809: Robert (Simon)
1810: Darquier (Francois-Isidore)
1813: Poret de Morvan (Paul-Jean-Baptiste)
1813: Masson (Andre-Pierre)
1815: Pailhes (Antoine)

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

Robert, (Simon)

Born : 13 February 1762
Major : 5 April 1809 (1er Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major : 30 December 1810 (2e Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur : 19 January 1812
Baron of the Empire: 15 March 1810
Died: 16 January 1827

Darquier, (Francois-Isidore)

Born: 27 June 1770
Major: 5 April 1809 (2e Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major: 30 April 1810 (1er Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major: 30 December 1810 (3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 March 1806
Baron of the Empire: 15 March 1810
Died: 14 December 1812

Poret de Morvan, (Paul-Jean-Baptiste)

General Poret de Morvan

Born: 14 April 1777
Colonel: 10 December 1811 (34e Regiment d’Infanterie Leger)
Colonel-Major: 24 January 1813 (3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 1 April 1815 (3e Regiment Grenadiers a Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 30 August 1813
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 26 May 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 August 1813
Died: 17 February 1834

Masson, (Andre-Pierre)

Born: 25 September 1769
Major: 30 August 1813
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 November 1813
Died: 7 July 1829

Pailhes, (Antoine)

Born: 27 August 1779
Colonel: 1 April 1813 (61e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Major: 5 May 1813 (7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 13 April 1813 (3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 30 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 5 September 1844

Senior officers who served with the 3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Robert – wounded 12 October 1799
Darquier – wounded 6 November 1796
Poret de Morvan – wounded 15 October 1802, 3 May 1812 and 9 March 1814
Masson – 12 June 1799
Pailhes – wounded December 1794 and 4 November 1799

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1809 - 1815

Officers killed: Four
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Twenty-eight

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1811: Acedo and Saldana
1812: Ormasteguy, Valmasada, Santa-Cruz, and Fort Mayor
1813: Leipzig and Eissenach
1814: Laon, Courtrai, and Paris
1815: Waterloo

4e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1809 : Created, 2e Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers
1810 : Renamed, 4e  Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814 : Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 4e  Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Colonel-Majors and Majors

1809: Darquier (Francois-Isidore)
1810: Robert (Simon)
1813: Carre (Jean-Nicolas-Louis)
1815: Albert (George)

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

Darquier, (Francois-Isidore)

Born: 27 June 1770
Major: 5 April 1809 (2e Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major: 30 April 1810 (1er Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major : 30 December 1810 (3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur : 14 March 1806
Baron of the Empire: 15 March 1810
Died: 14 December 1812

Robert, (Simon)

Born : 13 February 1762
Major : 5 April 1809 (1er Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Major : 30 December 1810 (2e Regiment de Conscrit-Grenadiers)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur : 19 January 1812
Baron of the Empire: 15 March 1810
Died: 16 January 1827

Carre, (Jean-Nicolas-Louis)

Born: 19 February 1770
Major: 18 September 1811 (6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 1 March 1813 (4e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel : 21 June 1814 (21e Regiment d’infanterie de Line)
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 16 August 1813
Died: 5 January 1945

Albert, (George)

Born: 18 June 1776
Major: 3 January 1814 (1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 13 April 1815 (4e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 17 January 1855

Senior officers who served with the 4e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Darquier – wounded 6 November 1796
Robert – wonded 12 October 1799
Carre – wounded 19 December 1793, 15 June 1815 and 18 June 1815
Albert – wounded 1793, 1 May 1799 and 21 March 1801

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 4e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1809 - 1815

Officers killed: Eleven
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Thirty-one

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1812: Smolensk, Krasnoe, Wilna, and Kowno
1813: Konigsberg, Dresde, Leipzig, and Francfort
1814: Rothiere, Courtrai, Craonne, Laon, and Paris

5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1811: Created, 5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Colonel-Majors and Majors

1811: Hennequin (Jean-Francois)
1814: Dupre (Louis-Andre)
1815: Lapaige-Dorsenne

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

Hennequin, (Jean-Francois)

Born: 3 January 1774
Colonel-Major : 24 June 1811
General-de-Brigade: 25 November 1813
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 11 June 1810
Died: 22 May 1832

Dupre, (Louis-Andre)

Born: 9 March 1791
Colonel-Major: 3 January 1814
Colonel: 19 April 1815 (46e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 16 August 1813
Died: 7 December 1819

Lapaige-Dorsenne, (Edme-Charles-Louis)

Born: 25 June 1772
Major: 8 April 1813 (9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 1 June 1814 (2e Regiment d’Infanterie Legere)
Major: 13 April 1815 (5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 16 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 15 march 1810
Died: 22 December 1855

Senior officers who served with the 5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Hennequin – wounded 22 May 1809 and 26 August 1813
Dupre – 20 February 1801
Lepaige-Dorsenne – wounded 29 May 1794 and 30 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1811 - 1815

Officers killed: Eight
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: Thirty one

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1812: Krasnoe, Borisow, Beresina, Smorgni, Wilna, and Kowno
1813: Dresde, Leipzig, Eisenach, and Francfort
1814: Bar-sur-Aube, Brienne, Rothiere, Rosnay, Montmirail, Arcis-sur-Aube, and Paris
1815: Vertus

6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1811: Created, 6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Majors

1811: Carre (Jean-Nicolas-Louis)
1813: Trappier de Malcolm (Jacques-Elisee)
1815: Contamine (Auguste)

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

Carre, (Jean-Nicolas-Louis)

Born: 19 February 1770
Major: 18 September 1811 (6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 1 March 1813 (6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 21 June 1814 (21e Regiment d’infanterie de Line)
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 16 August 1813
Died: 5 January 1945

Trappier de Malcolm, (Jacques-Elisee)

Born : 18 September 1776
Major: 18 Janaury 1813 (6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 13 April 1815 (1er Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Commander of the Leion d’Honneur: 28 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 22 December 1854

Contamine, (Auguste)

Born: 11 July 1771
Major: 30 August 1813 (1er Regiment de Voltigeurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 13 April 1815 (6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 November 1813
Died: 16 November 1842

Senior officers who served with the 6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Carre – wounded 19 December 1793, 15 June 1815 and 18 June 1815
Trappier de Malcolm – received no wounds
Contamine – wounded February 1796, 2 May 1813 and 29 January 1814

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 6e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1811 - 1815

Officers killed: Eleven
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Twenty eight

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1812: Krasnoe, Smorgoni, Wilna, and Niemen
1813: Koenigsberg, Lutzen, Dresde, Glogau, and Leipzig
1814: Rothiere, Saint-Dizier, and Arcis-sur-Aube

7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1813 : Created, 7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814 : Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Majors

1813: Coucourt (Jean-Theodore)
1813: Pailhes (Antoine)
1815: Lalaude (Jean-Pierre)

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

Coucourt, (Jean-Theodore)

Born: 23 February 1763
Major: 8 March 1813
General-de-Brigade: 5 May 1813
Member of the Legion d’Honneur: 25 April 1812
Baron of the Empire: 12 January 1814
Died: ?

Pailhes, (Antoine)

Born: 27 August 1779
Colonel: 1 April 1813 (61e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Major: 5 May 1813 (7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 13 April 1813 (3e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 30 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Died: 5 September 1844

Lalaude, (Jean-Pierre)

Born: 11 January 1768
Major: 23 January 1814 (2e Regiment de Chasseurs a Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 19 May 1815 (7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 8 June 1812
Died: 6 August 1848

Senior officers who served with the 7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Coucourt – wounded 27 August 1799 and 2 May 1813
Pailhes – wounded December 1794 and 4 November 1799
Lalaude – wounded 4 February 1798 and 14 October 1806

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 7e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1813 - 1815

Officers killed: Four
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Thirteen

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1813: Lutzen, Wurschen, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Brienne, Bar-surAube, and Troyes

8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1813: Created, 8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded
1815: Reformed, 8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Colonel-Majors and Majors

1813: Laurede
1813: Lepaige-Dorsenne (Edme-Charles-Louis)
1815: Varlet

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

Laurede, (Jean)

Born: 11 September 1775
Major: 8 April 1813
Major: 1813 (13e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 24 August 1814 (64e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 22 January 1814
Died: 22 June 1815 (of wounds received on the 16 June 1815)

Lapaige-Dorsenne, (Edme-Charles-Louis)

Born: 25 June 1772
Major: 8 April 1813 (9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 1813 (8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 1 June 1814 (2e Regiment d’Infanterie Legere)
Major: 13 April 1815 (5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 16 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 15 march 1810
Died: 22 December 1855

Varlet, (Jean-Marie)

Born: 22 November 1775
Major: 20 November 1813 (2e Regiment de Chasseurs a Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 21 December 1813 (2e Reiment de Voltigeurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 19 May 1815: (8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 16 March 1813
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 18 October 1857

Senior officers who served with the 8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Laurede – wounded 13 January 1814, 16 June 1815 and died of wounds 22 June 1815
Lepaige-Dorsenne – wounded 29 May 1794 and 30 June 1815
Varlet – wounded 26 November 1800, 14 October 1806 and 6 February 1807

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1813 - 1815

Officers killed: None
Officers died of wounds: One
Officers wounded: Sixteen

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1813: Dresde and Leipzig
1814: Brienne, Bar-sur-Aube, Troyes and Arcis-sur-Aube

9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1813: Created, 9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded

Majors

1813: Lepiage-Dorsenne (Edme-Charles-Louis)
1813: Bardin (Etienne-Alexandre)

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

Lapaige-Dorsenne, (Edme-Charles-Louis)

Born: 25 June 1772
Major: 8 April 1813 (9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 1 June 1814 (2e Regiment d’Infanterie Legere)
Major: 13 April 1815 (5e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 16 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 15 march 1810
Died: 22 December 1855

Bardin, (Etienne-Alexandre)

Born: 31 May 1774
Major: 12 July 1806 (2e Regiment de la garde municipale de Paris)
Colonel: 25 November 1811 (Regiment de Pupiles de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 8 April 1813 (13e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 1813 (9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 September 1813
Baron of the Empire: 16 August 1813
Died: 27 October 1840

Senior officers who served with the 9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Lepiage-Dorsenne – wounded 29 May 1794 and 30 June 1815
Bardin – received no wounds

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1813 - 1814

Officers killed: Five
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: Eight

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1813: Dresde, Leipzig, Ochem and Mayence
1814: Anvers, Troyes, Paris and Courtrai

10e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1813: Created, 10e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded

Major

Vezu, (Jacques-Paul-Clement)

Born: 25 January 1777
Major: 8 April 1813
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 16 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 14 September 1813
Wounds: 22 May 1809
Died: 24 December 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 10e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1813 - 1814

Officers killed: Two
Officers died of wounds: One
Officers wounded: Fifteen

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1813: Dresde, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Anvers, Craonne, Laon, Paris, and Courtrai

11e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1813: Created, 11e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded

Colonel-Major

Vautrin, (Hubert)

Born: 8 December 1764
Colonel-Major: 8 April 1813
Colonel: 14 October 1814 (Regiment de Dauphin)
Colonel: 25 April 1815 (3e Regiment d’infanterie de Ligne)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 May 1812
Baron of the Empire: 16 August 1813
Died: 2 January 1836

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 11e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1813 - 1814

Officers killed: Two
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: Eight

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1814: Breda, Classy, Laon and Paris

12e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1813: Created, 12e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded

Major

Mosnier, (Francois-Israel)

Born: 4 August 1771
Colonel: 1 April 1813 (26e Reiment d’Infanterie Legere)
Major: 8 April 1813 (12e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 13 April 1815 (2e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 19 June 1813
Died: 13 July 1847

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 12e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1813 - 1814

Officers killed: None
Officers died of wounds: One
Officers wounded: Fifteen

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1813: Dresde
1814: Hoogstraten, Anvers, Claye, Paris, and Courtrai

13e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

Majors

1813: Bardin (Etienne-Alexandre)
1813: Laurede (Jean)

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

Bardin, (Etienne-Alexandre)

Born: 31 May 1774
Major: 12 July 1806 (2e Regiment de la garde municipale de Paris)
Colonel: 25 November 1811 (Regiment de Pupiles de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 8 April 1813 (13e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 1813 (9e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 September 1813
Baron of the Empire: 16 August 1813
Died: 27 October 1840

Laurede, (Jean)

Born: 11 September 1775
Major: 8 April 1813 (8e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 1813 (13e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 24 August 1814 (64e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 22 January 1814
Died: 22 June 1815 (of wounds received on the 16 June 1815)

Senior officers who served with the 13e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded while in the service of France during the years 1791-1815

Laurede – wounded 13 January 1814, 16 June 1815 and died of wounds 22 June 1815
Bardin – received no wounds

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 13e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1813 - 1814

Officers killed: None
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Seventeen

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1813: Dresde and Breda
1814: Wyneyhem, Craonne, and Courtrai

14e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1814: Created, 14e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale (formed from)
Regiment des Grenadiers a Pied de la Garde Royale Espagnole
1814: Disbanded

Colonel-Major

Chevalier, (Pierre-Andre-Remy)

Born: 16 December 771
Colonel: 8 June 1809 (Regiment de Tolede)
Colonel: 18 April 1811 (Regiment des Grenadiers de la Garde Royale Espagnole)
Colonel-Major: 1 February 1814 (14e  Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel: 25 April 1815 (84e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 17 March 1814
Wounds: 30 November 1800, 31 August 1813 and 30 March 1814
Died: 27 August 1822

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 14e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1814

Officers killed: Four
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: Fourteen

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

1814: Craonne, Laon, Soissons, Fere-Champenois and Paris

15e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1814: Created, 15e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded

Majors

Lavigne, (Francois-Marie-Joseph)

Born: 8 July 1777
Major: 22 January 1814
Colonel: 26 March 1815 (46e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Colonel: 25 April 1815 (50e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur: 5 June 1809
Wounds: 10 June 1807
Died: 22 September 1823

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 16e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1814

Officers killed: None
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: None

Regimental History (battles and combats which officers were killed and wounded)

None

16e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale

Regimental History

1814: Created, 16e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded

Majors

Sauset, (Louis-Antoine)

Born: 5 April 1773
Colonel: 11 May 1813 (18e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Major : 22 January 1814 (16e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel : 24 April 1815 (90e Regiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Colonel : 25 April 1815 (111e Reiment d’Infanterie de Ligne)
Officer of the Legion d’Honneur : 10 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 26 February 1814
Wounds: 1 March 1793, 18 September 1799, 2 May 1813 and 18 October 1813
Died: 15 June 1836

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 16e Regiment de Tirailleurs de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1814

Officers killed: None
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: None

Regimental History (battles and combats in which officers were killed and wounded)

None

Bibliography

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Fieffe, E. Napoléon 1er et la Garde Imperiale; Paris 1859.
Fieffe, E. Histoire des Troupes Etranger au service de France; Paris 1854, 2 Vols.
Lachouque, H. Napoléon et la Garde Imperiale
Martinien A. Tableaux par Corps et par Batailles des officiers tues et blesses pendant les guerres de l’Empire; Paris 1899, 2 Vols.     
Mir, J.P. La Garde Imperiale et la campagne de 1814; 2002.      
Mullie C. Biographies des Celebrites Militaire des Armees de terre et de mer de 1789-1850; Paris 1851, 2 Vols.
Quintin D. and B.  Dictionnaire des Colonels de Napoléon; Paris 1996.
Sainte-Hilaire, Emile-Marco de. Histoire anecdotique,politique et militaire de la Garde Imperiale; Paris 1847.
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