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French Chasseur-a-Cheval Regiments and the Colonels Who Led Them 1791-1815:

11e - 20e Regiments

By Tony Broughton, FINS

11e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Created as the Volontaires Etrangers de Wurmser in 1762, the name changing the same year to the Volontaires de Soubise. In 1766, the Regiment became the Legion de Soubise, disbanded in 1766 the Regiment reformed in 1779 as the 5e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval becoming the Chasseeurs de Normandie in 1788. Finally it became the 11e Regiment de Chasseurs in 1791

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: d'Anglade (Joseph-Antoine) - Colonel

1791: Lallemand de Waites (Joseph-Theodore-Gabriel) - Colonel

1792: Fregeville (Jean-Henri-Guy-Nicolas Grandval) - Colonel

1793: Nicolas (Guillaume) - Colonel

1794: De Lacour (Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade

1794: Treillard (Anne-Francois-Charles) - Chef-de-Brigade

1800: Bessieres (Bertrand) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1806: Jacquinot (Charles-Claude) - Colonel

1809: Desirat (Mathieu) - Colonel

1812: Nicolas(Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel

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

Lallemand de Waites, (Joseph-Theodore-Gabriel)

Born: 16 January 1741

Colonel: 23 November 1791

General-de-Brigade: 10 June 1792

Died: 7 November 1794

Fregeville, (Jean-Henri-Guy-Nicolas Grandval)

Born: 14 December 1748

Colonel: 29 June 1792

General-de-Brigade: 8 March 1793

General-de-Division: 15 May 1793

Died: 22 October 1805

Treillard, (Anne-Francois-Charles)

Born: 9 February 1764

Chef de Brigade: 1 September 1794

General-de-Brigade: 10 September 1799

General-de-Division: 30 December 1806

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Baron of the Empire: 9 March 1810

Died: 14 May 1832

Bessieres, (Bertrand)

Born: 6 January 1773

Chef de Brigade: 11 January 1800

General-de-Brigade: 24 December 1805

General-de-Division: 31 July 1811

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 28 November 1813

Baron of the Empire: 16 December 1810

Died: 15 November 1854

Jacquinot, (Charles-Claude)

Born: 3 August 1772

Colonel: 13 January 1806

General-de-Brigade: 10 March 1809

General-de-Division: 26 October 1813

Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808

Died: 24 April 1848

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 11e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Colonel Bessieres: Wounded 2 December 1805

Colonel Jacquinot: Wounded 14 October 1806

Colonel Desirat: Killed 7 September 1812

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 11e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Twelve

Officers died of wounds: One

Officers wounded: Eighty-one

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Jemmapes

1793: Nerwinden

1794: Fleurus and Boxtel

1796: Lichtenberg, Mayence, Neuweid, Nieder-Ulm, and Freilingen

1797: Neuwied

1800: Passage of the Danube, Neubourg, Waldshut, Hochstett, and Hohenlinden

1805: Ulm and Austerlitz

1806: Jena and the Capture of Lubeck

1807: Eylau, Capture of Dantzig, Guttstadt, Heilsberg, and Friedland

1809: Eckmuhl, Ratisbonne, and Znaim

1811: Fuentes-de-Onoro

1812: La Moskowa and Wikowo

1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Leipzig, and Hanau

1814: Vauchamps

1815: Waterloo

Battle Honours

Jemmapes 1792, Austerlitz 1805, Wagram 1809, and La Moskowa 1812

 

12e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Created in 1769 as the Legion-Corse renamed in 1775 as the Legion du Dauphine, disbanded the same year and reformed in 1779 as the 6e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval. In 1788 the Regimeent became the Chasseurs de Champagne and in 1791 the 12e Regiment de Chasseurs.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: Menou (Jacques-Francois de Boussay) - Colonel

1792: Urre de Molans (Joseph-Francois-Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel

1793: De Neil (Dominique-Andre) - Colonel

1794: Sigard (Jean-Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade

1799: Offenstein (Francois-Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade

1800: Defrance (Jean-Marie-Antoine) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1805: Guyon (Claude-Raymond) - Colonel

1811: Ghigny (Charles-Etienne) - Colonel

1814: De Grouchy (Alphonse) - Colonel

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

Menou, (Jacques-Francois de Boussay)

Born: 3 September 1750

Colonel: 21 October 1791

General-de-Brigade: 8 May 1792

General-de-Division: 15 May 1793

Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Count of the Empire: 17 May 1808

Died: 13 August 1810

General Menou took command of the Armee d'Orient upon the death of General Kleber on 14 June 1800.

Urre de Molans, (Joseph-Francois-Jean-Baptiste d')

Born: 30 August 1743

Colonel: 16 May 1792

General-de-Brigade: 7 January 1800

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Died: 7 June 1817

Offenstein, (Francois-Joseph)

Born: 27 July 1760

Chef de Brigade: 31 July 1799

General-de-Brigade: 25 June 1807

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Baron of the Empire: 28 May 1808

Died 27 September 1837

Defrance, (Jean-Marie-Antoine)

Born: 21 September 1771

Chef de Brigade: 14 March 1800 and Colonel in 1803

General-de-Brigade: 1 February 1805 (Defrance had been offered the promotion in 1799 but refused it)

General-de-Division: 31 July 1811

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Count of the Empire: 2 July 1808

Died: 6 July 1855

Guyon, (Claude-Raymond)

Born: 29 May 1773

Colonel: 24 March 1805

General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811

Baron of the Empire: 28 January 1809

Died: 10 March 1834

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 12e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Colonel Ghigny: Wounded 8 August 1812 & 18 October 1812

Colonel Grouchy: Wounded 18 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 12e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Seventeen

Officers died of wounds: Three

Officers wounded: Eighty-three

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Grandpre, Valmy, Boussu, Jemmapes, and Anderlecht

1793: Capture of Tiriemont and Nerwinden

1794: Charleroi and Fleurus

1795: Capture of Maestricht, Passage of the Rhine, Kreutznach, and Sultzbach

1796: Limberg, Bamberg, Amberg, and Siebourg

1797: Neuwied

1799: Leibdingen and Luciensteig

1800: Stokach, Moeskirch, Memmingen, San-Giuliano, and Marengo

1805: Austerlitz

1806: Auerstadt, Capture of Czentoschau, Golymin, Okunin, Czarnowo, and Biezun

1807: Heilsberg and Gross-Krug

1809: Eckmuhl, Ratisbonne, and Wagram

1812: Wilna, Rudnia, Krasnoe, La Moskowa, and Winkowo

1813: Konnern, La Katzbach, and Leipzig

1814: Bar-sur-Aube

1815: Ligny and Waterloo

Battle Honours

Jemmapes 1792, Austerlitz 1805

 

13e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Formed in 1793 from the Legion des Americans and Midi, amalgamated with the 13e bis de Chasseurs in 1795. The 13e bis Chasseurs had been formed in 1794 from two squadrons of the Legion de Nord and Volontaires.

Colonel Shee

Colonel Shee
13e Chasseurs

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Chevalier de Saint-Georges (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Target (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1794: Bouquet (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1803: Pultiere (Nicolas) - Colonel

1806: Demengeot (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel

1809: Montesquiou-Fezensac(Charles-Eugene) - Colonel

1811: Shee (Eugene-Redmond) - Colonel

1815: Prues (Bernard) - Colonel

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

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 13e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Colonel Demengeot: Wounded 26 June 1806 & 7 February 1807

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 13e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Eight

Officers died of wounds: Two

Officers wounded: Sixty

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Coutrai and Malines

1797: Neuwied

1799: Pastrengo,Vaprio, Tortone, Acqui, Guidizzolo, and Montebello

1805: Ulm, Braunau, and Halberstadt

1806:Passerwalk and Nasielsk

1807: Eylau

1809: Essling, Engerau, Wagram, Hollabrunn, and Znaim

1811: Fuentes-de-Onoro

1812: Mondego, Les Arapiles, Villodrigo, and Tordesillas

1813: Dennewitz

1814: Bar-sur-Aube, Montereau, Orthez, and Toulouse

1815: Belfort

Battle Honours

Austerlitz 1805, Passewalk 1806, and Eylau 1807

14e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Created in 1793 from four companys of the Hussards des Alps, one company Hussards de l'Egalite and one company of the Hussards de la Mort.

Colonel Raveneau

Colonel Raveneau
14e Regiment

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Rovere de Fontvielle (Joseph-Stanislas-Francois-Xavier-Alexis) - Chef-de-Brigade

1796: Dudevant (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1798: Boudet (Jaques) - Chef-de-Brigade

1806: Sachs (Pierre-Frederic) - Colonel

1809: Lion (Jean-Dieudonne) - Colonel

1809: Lemoyne (Hilaire) - Colonel

1815: Perquit (?)

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

Rovere de Fontvielle, (Joseph-Stanislas-Francois-Xavier-Alexis)

Born: 16 July 1748

Chef de Brigade: 22 May 1793

General-de-Brigade: 13 June 1795

Died: 11 September 1798

Lion, (Jean-Dieudonne)

Born: 28 October 1771

Colonel: 30 April 1809

General-de-Brigade: 23 June 1813

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Baron of the Empire: 9 January 1810

Died: 8 August 1840

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 14e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Colonel Sachs: Killed 21 April 1809

Colonel Lion: Wounded 22 May 1809

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 14e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Eleven

Officers died of wounds: Three

Officers wounded: Seventy-three

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Blatton, Lucon, Cholet, and Le Mans

1794: Tournai, Tourcoing, Peyrestores, and Le Boulou

1795: Quiberon

1799: Stura

1800: Marengo

1805: Caldiero and Capture of Vicence

1806: Siege of Gaete

1807: Siege of Stralsund

1809: Ratisbonne, Eckmuhl, Ebersberg, Essling, and Wagram

1812: Nava-del-Rey, Les Arapiles, Monasterio, and Villorigo

1813: Vitoria, Dresden, Leipzig, and Hanau

1814: Saint-Dizier, Brienne, Bar-sur-Seine, Champaubert, and Montmirail

Battle Honours

Wagram 1809, Dresden 1813, Champaubert 1814, and Montmirail 1814

 

15e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Formed in 1793 from the Chasseurs de Beysser and various other companys from the Department of the West.

Trumpet Major 15e Regiment

Trumpeter Major
15e Regiment

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Beysser (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Bouzon (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1799: Lepic (Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade

1805: Mourier (Pierre) - Colonel

1811: Faverot de Kerbrech (Francois-Jacques-Guy) - Colonel

Two Officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Lepic, (Louis)

Born: 20 September 1765

Chef de Brigade: 26 March 1799

General-de-Brigade: 13 February 1807

General-de-Division: 9 February 1813

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 26 June 1809

Baron of the Empire: 3 May 1809

Died: 7 January 1827

Mourier, (Pierre)

Born: 9 November 1766

Colonel: 21 August 1805

General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 September 1812

Baron of the Empire: 9 January 1810

Died: 31 August 1844

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 15e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Chef-de-Brigade Lepic: Wounded 26 March 1799

Colonel Mourier: Wounded 5 June 1807

Colonel Faverot de Kerbrech: Wounded 23 October 1812

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 15e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Seven

Officers died of wounds: Four

Officers wounded: Fifty-five

Regimental war record(Battles and Combats)

1793: Montaigu,Pontorson, and Savenay

1797: Verone and Trvia

1798: Capture of Novare

1799: Verone, San-Guiliano, and Trebbia

1800: Marengo

1805: Caldiero and Tagliamento

1807: Lomitten

1809: Passage of the Guadarrama, Bados, and Alba-de-Tormes

1810: Lines of Torres-Vedras

1812: Sanguessa and Villodrigo

1813: Pampelune, Leipzig, and Lutzen

1814: Vitoria, Orthez, Toulouse, and Arcis-sur-Aube

Battle Honours

Verone 1799, Friedland 1807, and Alba-de-Tormes 1809

16e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Created on the 7 March 1793 from the Chasseurs Normand and Labreteche.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Berteche or Larreteche (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1796: Col (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1797: Simon (Edouard-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade

1799: Durosnel (Antoine-Jean-Auguste-Henri) - Chef-de-Brigade

1806: Maupoint (Louis-Joseph) - Colonel

1811: L'Hullier de la Serre (Jean-Baptiste-Michel-Francois) - Colonel

1813: Latour-Foissac(Antoine-Henri-Armand-Jules-Elisabeth) - Colonel

1814: Duvivier (Ignace-Louis) - Colonel

Four Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Simon, (Edouard-Francois)

Born: 1 December 1769

Chef de Brigade: 6 July 1797

General-de-Brigade: 27 July 1799

Baron of the Empire: 12 November 1811

Died: 13 April 1827

Durosnel, (Antoine-Jean-Auguste-Henri)

Born: 9 November 1771

Chef de Brigade: 28 July 1799

General-de-Brigade: 24 December 1805

General-de-Division: 16 April 1809

Count of the Empire: 24 April 1808

Died: 5 February 1849

Maupoint, (Louis-Joseph)

Born: 6 January 1766

Colonel: 13 January 1806

General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 23 August 1814

Baron of the Empire: 19 March 1808

Died: 19 September 1849

Latour-Foissac, (Antoine-Henri-Armand-Jules-Elisabeth)

Born: 3 February 1782

Colonel: 26 February 1813

General-de-Brigade: 15 March 1814

Died: 25 March 1855

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 16e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

No Colonels killed or wounded.

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 16e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Twenty

Officers died of wounds: One

Officers wounded: Sixty-seven

Regimental war record(Battles and Combats)

1793: Le Mans

1794: Machecoul, Fleurus, Aldenhoven, and Stokem

1795: Quiberon, Ehrenbreitstein, Freyberg, and the Blockade of Mayence

1796: Salzbach, Neumarkt, Wurtzbourg, Limbourg, and Altenkirchen

1797: Neuwied

1799: Zypp, Bergen, Alkmaer, and Castricum

1800: Vieux-Brisach, Moeskirch, Biberach, and Hohenlinden

1805: Amstetten, Posalitz, Vischau, and Austerlitz

1806: Jena and Lubeck

1807: Hoff, Eylau, and Koenigsberg

1809: Landshut, Ebersberg, Essling, Raab, and Wagram

1812: Vina, Mohilov, Ostrowno, Witepsk, Smolensk, La Moskowa, and Krasnoe

1813: Lutzen, Kulm, and Leipzig

1814: La Rothiere, Champaubert, Vauchamps, Fere-Champenoise, and Paris

Battle Honours

Austerlitz 1805, Jena 1806, Eylau 1807, and Wagram 1809

 

17e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Created in 1793 from the Chevau-Legers de West-Flandre which had been organized in 1792, the Regiment was disbanded in 1794.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Rens (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Deneck (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 17e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Not known.

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 17e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: ?

Officers died of wounds: ?

Officers wounded: ?

Regimental war record(Battles and Combats)

1793 - 1794: Served with the Army du Nord.

Battle Honours

None Given

 

18e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Formed on the 9 of May 1793 with the 1er Regiment de Chevau-Legers Belge and a company of Dragons de Bruxelles. Disbanded in 1794.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Bonne-Dabonval (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

The Officer did not attain the rank of General-de-Brigade.

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 18e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Not known

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 18e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: ?

Officers died of wounds: ?

Officers wounded: ?

Regimental war record(Battles and Combats)

1793-1794: Served with the Armee de la Moselle.

Battle Honours

None given.

 

19e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Formed on the 10 June 1793 from the Chasseurs de la Legion de Rosenthal and various other irregular formations.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: d'Hingue (Jean-Baptiste) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Biot (Antione-Nicolas) - Chef-de-Brigade

1797: Humbert (Pierre) - Chef-de-Brigade

1798: Brue (Louis-Urbain) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1808: Leduc (Charles-Joseph) - Colonel

1809: Maulnoir (Etienne-Louis) - Colonel

1811: Vincent (Henri-Catherine-Baltazard) - Colonel

1813: De Grouchy (Alphonse) - Colonel

One Officer attained the rank of General-de-Brigade.

Vincent, (Henri-Catherine-Baltazard)

Born: 22 May 1775

Colonel: 23 August 1811

General-de-Brigade: 15 December 1813

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1813

Baron of the Empire: 25 August 1809

Died: 24 December 1844

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 19e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Colonel Leduc: Wounded 22 May 1809 & Killed 5 July 1812

Colonel Vincent: Wounded 18 October 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 19e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Five

Officers died of wounds: None

Officers wounded: Fifty-nine

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Montreuil, La Fougereuse, Capture of Chatillon, La Mans, Savenay, Ingwiller, Bouxviller, Haguenau, Landau, Reichschoffen, Gondershofen, Woerth, Wissembourg, Siege of Toulon, Hondschoote, Millas, Corneilla-la-Riviere, Peyrestortes, Villelongue

1794: Le Boulou, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Mouga, Bellegarde, Collioure, Pellingen, Capture of Treves, Blockade of Luxembourg, Arlon, Neufchatel, Charleroi, Fleurus, Nivelles,Bois de Soignies, Maestricht, and the passage of the Wahal

1795: Heidelberg, Mannheim, and Limbourg

1796: Blockade of Mayence, Ehrenbreitstein, Bingen, and Kreutznach

1797: Gradisca, Goritz, Croix-Blanche, and Capture of Verone

1798: Nepi

1799: Capture of Naples, La Cava, Castelnuovo, Modene, La Trebbia, and Novi

1801: Algesiras and Cadiz

1805: Caldiero, San-Pietro, Trevise, and Tagliamento

1807: Marienwerder, Siege of Dantzig, and Siege of Stralsund

1809: Neumarkt, Ebersberg, Essling, and Wagram

1812: Ostrowno, Smolensk, La Moskowa, Malo-Jaroslawtz, and Krasnoe

1813: Siege of Dantzig, Siege of Torgau, Weissenfels, Bautzen, Dresden, Gorlitz, Borach, Leipzig, and Caldiero

1814: Mincio and Trao

Battle Honours

Fleurus 1794, Dantzig 1807, Wagram 1809, and La Moskowa 1812

 

20e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Created in 1793 from the Cavalerie de la Legion du Centre.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Colaud (Claude-Sylvestre) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Rolland (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Murat-Sistrieres (Michel-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Bonnesserre (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1795: La Coste-Duvivier (Jean-Laurent-Justin) - Chef-de-Brigade

1799: Marigny (Joseph-Bernard) - Chef-de-Brigade

1806: Castex (Bernard-Pierre) - Colonel

1809: Cavrois (Jean-Baptiste-Alexandre) - Colonel

1811: Lelievre de la Grange (August-Francois-Joseph) - Colonel

1813: Sourd (Jean-Baptiste-Joseph) - Colonel

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

Colaud, (Claude-Sylvestre)

Born: 12 December 1754

Chef de Brigade: 26 January 1793 (While still the Legion de la Centre)

General-de-Brigade: 4 May 1793

General-de-Division: 20 September 1793

Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Count of the Empire: 26 April 1808

Died: 4 December 1819

Murat-Sistrieres, (Michel-Francois)

Born: 3 July 1765

Chef de Brigade: 22 June 1793

General-de-Brigade: 2 December 1813

General-de-Division: 2 November 1793

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 7 September 1811

Died: 2 September 1825

Interesting note concerning General Murat-Sistrieres, he was retired from the service in 1797 with the rank of Chef-de-Brigade. However he enlisted in the Gendarmes d'Ordannance in 1806, rising through the ranks to become Colonel of the 9e Regiment de Cuirassiers on the 7 September 1811 and later General-de-Brigade.

La Coste-Duvivier, (Jean-Laurent-Justine)

Born: 15 April 1747

Chef de Brigade: 2 July 1795

General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1799

General-de-Division: 1 February 1805

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Baron of the Empire: 6 September 1811

Died: 2 August 1829

Castex, (Bertrand-Pierre)

Born: 29 June 1771

Colonel: 20 October 1806

General-de-Brigade: 21 July 1809

General-de-Division: 28 November 1813

Died: 19 April 1842

Cavrois, (Jean-Baptiste-Alexandre)

Born: 23 January 1774

Colonel: 10 August 1809

General-de-Brigade: 4 December 1813

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 March 1806

Chevalier of the Empire: 20 August 1808

Died: 22 November 1820

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 20e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Cheval

Chef-de-Brigade La Coste-Duvivier: Wounded 24 September 1795

Colonel Marigny: Killed 14 October 1810

Colonel Sourd: Wounded 9 February 1814

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 20e Chasseurs-a-Cheval during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Eighteen

Offcers died of wounds: One

Officers wounded: Fifty-one

Regimental war Record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Siege of Charleroi, Fleurus, Ourthe, and Roer

1795: Siege of Manneheim

1796: Biberach, Neresheim, Friedberg, and Mainbourg

1797: Kehl

1800: Offenbourg, Bruchscal, Delminsingen, Iller, and Hohenlinden

1806: Jena

1807: Eylau, Guttstadt, and Heilsberg

1809: Pfaffenhoffen, Amstetten, Raab, and Wagram

1811: Fuentes-de-Ornoro

1812: Polotsk, Borisow, and La Beresina

1813: La Katzbach, Leipzig, and Hanau

1814: Montmirail and Monterau

Battle Honours

Jena 1806, Wagram 1809, and Fuentes-de-Onoro 1811

 

 

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