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French Dragoons and the Colonels Who Led Them 1792-1815:

Part III: 21er - 30e Regiments

By Tony Broughton, FINS

 

21e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1796 from the Cavalerie de Legion de la Police and in 1801 the 1e Regiment de Dragons Piemont were incorporated into the Regiment.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1795: Denayer (Joseph-Marie) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

1797: Baugard (Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade

1801: Mas de Polart (Jean-Baptiste-Charles-Rene-Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1809: Ruat (Jean-Francois-Noel) - Colonel

1813: Saviot (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel

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

Denayer, (Joseph-Marie)

Born: 23 March 1744

Chef-de-Brigade: 29 October 1795

General-de-Brigade: 20September 1796

Died: 2 February 1802

Mas de Polart, (Jean-Baptiste-Charles-Rene-Joseph)

Born: 29 March 1775

Chef-de-Brigade: 22 December 1801

General-de-Brigade in the service of Westphalia: 1 January 1810

General-de-Brigade in the service of France: 26 February 1814

Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1810

Died: 2 February 1843

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 21e Regiment de Dragons

Colonel Mas de Polart: Wounded 28 November 1806 & 8 February 1807

Colonel Saviot: 6 August 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 21e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Four

Officers died of wounds: One

Officers wounded: Fifty-three

 Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1805: Ulm and Austerlitz

1806: Jena and Prentzlow

1807: Eylau and Koenigsberg

1809: Almonacid, Ocana, and Massaruleque

1810: Martos and Fuengirola

1811: Estepona

1812: Osuna

1813: Miranda and Vitoria

1813: Juterbock and Leipzig

1814: Fontvannes, Troyes. and Montmirail

 Battle Honours

 Jena 1806, Eylau 1807, Almonacid 1809, and Ocana 1809

 

22e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1630 in Piemont by Commander Souvre and admitted into French service on the 16 May 1635. Named Anjou in 1647 and Orleans in 1660. In 1791 the Regiment became the 13e Regiment de Cavalerie and in 1803 the 22e Regiment de Dragons.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: De Gibon de Kerisouet (Hyacinthe-Vincent-Marie) - Colonel

1792: Lalande (Pierre-Lavaux Saint-Etienne) - Colonel

1792: D'Anglars (Barthelemy de Bassignac) - Colonel

1792: Guerpel (Charles-Antoine-Christophe) - Colonel

1792: Baillot-Faral (Antoine-Raymond) - Colonel

1794: Aubry (Jean) - Chef-de-Brigade

1797: Balmont (Andre) - Chef-de-Brigade

1800: Beclerc (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1800: Carrie de Boissy (Jean-Augustine) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1807: Frossard (Francois-Xavier) - Colonel

1809: Blancheville (Claude-Basile-Gaspard) - Colonel

1810: Rozat (Nicolas-Felix) - Colonel

1813: Chaillot (Louis-Claude) - Colonel

1814: Adam (Charles-Francois) - Colonel

Of the above Officers two attained the rank of General-de-Brigade

Baillot-Faral, (Antoine-Raymond)

Born: 5 September 1741

Colonel: 4 November 1792

General-de-Brigade: 30 April 1794

Died: 18 August 1818

Carrie de Boissy, (Jean-Augustine)

Born: 7 July 1764

Chef-de-Brigade: 4 December 1800

General-de-Brigade: 4 April 1807

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December 1805

Baron of the Empire: 26 April 1810

Died: 9 July 1848

Colonels killed and wounded while in command of the 22e Regiment de Dragons

Colonel Blancheville: Killed 2 May 1810 (Assassinated)

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 22e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Seven

Officers died of wounds: Five

Officers wounded: Thirty-one

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Rosebecque

1794: Cateau-Cambresis and Maestricht

1796: Malterdingen

1797: Passage of the Rhine

1800: Offenbourg, Hochstett, Passage of the Danube, and Hohenlinden

1805: Ulm and Austerlitz

1806: Jena

1807: Eylau, Ostrolenka, and Friedland

1808: Baylen and Mora

1809: Braga, Barcellos, and Capture of Oporto

1810: Valverde

1811: Alicante

1812: Elche, Almanza, and Las Rosas

1813: Strehla, Naumbourg, Flamingen, and Leipzig

1814: Saint-Dizier

 Battle Honours

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

  

23e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1670 in Turin and transfered to French service in 1671 and named Prince-de-Piemont, 1690 saw the name change to Royal-Piemont. The regiment became the 14e Regiment de Cavalerie in 1791 and the 23e Regiment de Dragons in 1803.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: de la Farelle (?) - Colonel

1792: Dazincourt (?) - Colonel

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

1798: Wolff (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1799: Merlin (Jean-Baptiste-Gabriel) - Chef-de-Brigade

1800: Thierry (Francois-Gaspard) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1810: Briant (Louis-Auguste-Alexandre) - Colonel

1813: Martique (Charles-Francois) - Colonel

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

Colonels killed and wounded while in command of the 23e Regiment de Dragons

Colonel Briant: Died of wounds 14 December 1812

Colonel Martique: wounded 30 October 1814

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 23e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

 Officers killed: Seven

Officers died of wounds: One

Officers wounded: Forty-two

 Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Capture of Spire

1793: Siege of Luxembourg and the Siege of Mayence

1795: Neckerau

1796: Renchen and Biberach

1799: Spinetto and Mondovi

1800: Pozzolo

1801: Caldiero

1805: Verone and Passage of the Tagliamento

1809: Sacile, La Piave, San-Daniel, and Wagram

1812: La Moskowa, Mojaisk, and La Beresina

1813: Dresden and Liepzig

1814: Vertus and Paris

Battle Honours

 Mayence 1793, Wagram 1809, La Moskowa 1812 and Dresden 1813

   

24e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1671 as the Royal-Lorraine, 1791 saw the Regiment become the 16e Regiment de Cavalerie. Upon the defection of the 15e Regiment de Cavalerie (Royal-Allemand) the Regiment took its the number 15e and in 1803 they became the 24e Regiment de Dragons.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: de Rouault (Armand) - Colonel

1791: Castellane-Novejean (Boniface-Louis-Andre) - Colonel

1791: de Thumery (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel

1792: de Laroque-Travenet (Pierre-Nicolas-Joseph du Bourget) - Colonel

1793: Le Blanc (Hilaire) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Barthod (Etiennne-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: L'Huillier (Jean) - Chef-de-Brigade

1800: Trouble (Claude-Edme) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1806: Delort (Jacques-Antoine-Adrien) - Colonel

1811: Dubessy (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel

Two Colonels attained the rank of General-de-Brigade

Castellane-Novejean, (Boniface-Louis-Andre)

Born: 4 August 1758

Colonel: 25 July 1791

General-de-Brigade: 29 March 1792

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 24 October 1814

Baron of the Empire: 14 February 1810

Count of the Empire: 9 March 1810

Died: 21 February 1837

Delort, (Jacques-Antoine-Adrien)

Born: 16 November 1773

Colonel: 8 May 1806

General-de-Brigade: 21 July 1811

General de Division: 26 February 1814

Chevalier of the Empire: 30 October 1810

Baron of the Empire: 4 January 1811

Died: 28 March 1846

 Colonels killed and wounded whist in command of the 24e Regiment de Dragons

 Colonel Delort: Wounded 25 February 1809, 10 February 1810, & 15 January 1811

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 24e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Four

Officers died of wounds: None

Officers wounded: Twenty-five

Regimental war records (Battles and Combats)

1792: Blockade of Namur

1793: Maestrict and Nerwinden

1794: Sombref, Sprimont, Aldenhoven, and Capture of Coblentz

1795: Blockade of Luxembourg, Heidelberg, and Pfrim

1796: Passage of the Rhine, Khel and Rechen, Rastadt, Ettlingen, Friedberg, Ingolstadt, and the Retreat to the Rhine

1797: Passage of the Rhine at Diersheim

1800: Passage of the Mincio and Stokach

1801: Passage of the Adige

1805: Caldiero and Tagliamento

1808: Siege of Rosas, Cardedeu, and Molins-del-Rey

1809: Wais and San-Columa

1810: Villafranca, Cervera, and Vich

1811: Capture of Tarragone, Villa-Real, and Sagonte

1812: Castalla

1813: Col d'Ordal

1813: Juterbock

 Battle Honours

 Kehl 1796, Stokach 1800, Villafranca 1810, and Sagonte 1811

   

25e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1665 and named Bourgone in 1685, renamed in 1711 as Bretagne. It revertedg back to Bourgone in 1751, becoming Royal-Bourgone in 1788. The Regiment became the 17e Regiment de Cavalerie in 1791 and the 16e Regiment de Cavalerie in 1792; finally becoming the 25e Regiment de Dragons in 1803

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: Brunville (Jean-Francois-Pierre) - Colonel

1792: Le Mouton de Boisdeffre (Louis-Rene) - Colonel

1792: Cugnot d'Aubigny (Nicolas) - Colonel

1794: Gaudin (Jean-Oliver) - Chef-de-Brigade

1796: Rioult d'Avenay (Archange-Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade

1797: Blancheville (Claude-Basile-Gaspard) - Chef-de-Brigade

1801: Rigau (Antoine) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1807: Ornano (Philippe-Antoine) - Colonel

1811: Leclerc (Jean-Pierre-Gauthier) - Colonel

1813: Montigny (Augustin-Jean-Louis-Antoine-Marie-Sophie) - Colonel

1814: Canavas de Saint-Armand (Jean-Baptiste-Antoine) - Colonel

1814: d'Hautefeuille (Eugene-Gabriel-Louis) - Colonel

Of the above Colonels six attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above

Le Mouton de Boisdeffre, (Louis-Rene)

Born: 15 February 1744

Colonel: 5 February 1792

General-de-Brigade: 22 July 1792

Died: 26 May 1814

Cugnot d'Aubigny, (Nicolas)

Born: 16 February 1745

Colonel: 9 June 1792 (17e de Cavalerie)

General-de-Brigade: 14 April 1794

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Chevalier of the Empire: 23 June 1810

Baron of the Empire: 12th April 1813

Died: 1 November 1821

Gaudin, (Jean-Oliver)

Born: 1 December 1746

Chef-de-Brigade: 12th February 1794 (16e de Cavalerie)

General-de-Brigade: 20 July 1794

Died: 26 December 1830

Rioult d'Avenay, (Archange-Louis)

Born: 21 November 1768

Chef-de-Brigade: 10 June 1796

General-de-Brigade: 25 June 1807

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 4 October 1808

Died: 1 June 1809 (Died of wounds recieved on the 8 May 1809)

Rigaud, (Antoine)

Born: 14 May 1758

Chef-de-Brigade: 14 December 1801(16e de Cavalerie)

General-de-Brigade: 12th January 1807

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 Dec 1805

Baron of the Empire: 2 February 1809

Died: 4 Sept 1820

Ornano, (Philippe-Antoine)

Born: 17 January 1784

Colonel: 18 January 1807

General-de-Brigade: 16 June 1811

General de Division: 8 September 1812

Count of the Empire: 22 November 1808

Died: 13th October 1863

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 25e Regiment de Dragons

Colonel Leclerc: Wounded 22 July 1812

Colonel Montigny: Killed 14 October 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 25e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Seven

Officers died of wounds: Five

Officers wounded: Forty-nine

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy

1793: Hondschoote

1794: Etreux, Mons, and Maestricht

1800: Offenbourg and Holzheim

1805: Elchingen and Austerlitz

1806: Halberstadt

1807: Ostrolenka

1808: Baylen

1809: Lugo and Alba-de-Tormes

1810: Lines of Torres-Vedras and Ciudad-Rodrigo

1811: Fuentes-de-Onoro

1812: Arapiles

1813: Vitoria

1813: Dresden and Leipzig

1814: Saint-Dizier, Brienne, La Rothiere, Mormont, Fere-Champenoise, and Paris

Battle Honours

Austerlitz 1805, Halberstadt 1806, Alba-de-Tormes 1809. and Cuidad-Rodrigo 1810

   

26e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1673 and named Roussilon; renamed Berry in 1690, the Regiment became the 18e Regiment de Cavalerie in 1791. In 1792, it was renamed once again as the 17e Regiment de Cavalerie. The year 1803 saw the Regiment become the 26e Regiment de Dragons.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: Gain de Montagnac (Marie-Joseph) - Colonel

1791: Lacandre (Etienne-Jean) - Colonel

1792: Serre de Gras (Joseph-Francois-Regis-Camille) - Colonel

1793: de Prisye (Pierre) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: de Bellecourt (Antoine-Joseph Augier) - Chef-de-Brigade

1800: Delorme (Pierre) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1807: Chamorin (Vital-Joachim) - Colonel

1811: Montelegier (Gabriel-Gaspard-Achille-Adolphe) - Colonel

1813: Besnard (Louis-Pierre) - Colonel

Three of the above Officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade

Serre de Gras, (Joseph-Francois-Regis-Camille)

Born: 20 May 1739

Colonel: 18 February 1792

General-de-Brigade: 8 March 1793

Died: 21 April 1805

Chamorin, (Vital-Joachim)

Born: 16 August 1773

Colonel: 16 February 1807

General-de-Brigade: 5 March 1811

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 11 December 1808

Baron of the Empire: 10 February 1809

Died: 25 March 1811 (Killed at Campo-Mayor)

Montelegier, (Gabriel-Gaspard-Achille-Adolphe)

Born: 6 January 1780

Colonel: 19 April 1811

General-de-Brigade: 3330 May 1813

Baron of the Empire: 31 December 1809

Died: 2 November 1825

Colonels killed and wounded whist commanding the 26e Regiment de Dragons

Chef-de-Brigade de Pryse: Guillotined 27 May 1794

Colonel Chamorin: Wounded 10 June 1807

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 26e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Two

Officers died of wounds: Two

Officers wounded: Twenty-six

 Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Capture of Tiriemont, Nerwinden, Hondschoote, Menin, and Wattignies

1794: Grand-Rieux, Gossellies, and Fleurus

1796: Altenkirchen, Wurtzburg, and Neuwied

1799: Ostrach and Stokach

1800: Engen, Stokach, Hochstett, and Hohenlinden

1805: Wertingen, Albeck, Neresheim, and Austerlitz

1806: Jena and Waltersdorf

1807: Hoff, Eylau, Heilsberg, and Friedland

1808: Tudela

1809: Ucles, Medellin, Talevera-de-la-Reina, and Ocana

1811: Capture of Olivenza, Capture of Badajoz, La Gerboa, Capture of Albuquerque, and Campo-Major

1812: Puente-del-Maestro

1813: Vitoria

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

Battle Honours

 Austerlitz 1805, Jena 1806, Eylau 1807, and Friedland 1807

   

27e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1674 and named Royal-Normandie in 1762, becoming the 19e Regiment de Cavalerie in 1791 and the 18e Regiment de Cavalerie in 1792. Finally in 1803, the Regiment became the 27e Regiment de Dragons.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: de la Chaise (Jacques-Francois) - Colonel

1793: Rioult d'Avenay (Archange-Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade

1793: Belfort (Jacques Renard) - Chef-de-Brigade

1794: Terreyre (Denis) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1806: Lallemand (Francois-Antoine) - Colonel

1811: Prevost (Louis-Charlemagne) - Colonel

Four Colonels attained the rank of General-de-Brigade

Rioult d'Avenay, (Archange-Louis)

Born: 21 November 1768

Chef-de-Brigade: 10 November 1793

General-de-Brigade: 25 June 1807

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 4 October 1808

Died: 1 June 1809 (Died of wounds recieved on the 8 May 1809)

Belfort, (Jacques-Renard)

Born: 26 December 1753

Chef-de-Brigade: 21 November 1793

General-de-Brigade: 24 December 1805

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December1805

Baron of the Empire: 18 June 1809

Died: 18 January 1819

Terreyre, (Denis)

Born: 5 October 1756

Chef-de-Brigade: 30 July 1794

General-de-Brigade: 14 November 1806

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December 1805

Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1806

Died: 14 February 1823

Lallemand, (Francois-Antoine)

Born: 23 June 1774

Colonel: 20 November 1806

General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811

Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808

Died: 9 March 1839

Colonels killed and wounded while in command of the 27e Regiment de Dragons

Colonel Lallemand: Wounded 8 May 1809 & 22 June 1811

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 27e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Five

Officers died of wounds: Two

Officers wounded: Thirty-one

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Treves and Sulzbach

1794: Turckheim

1795: Mannheim, Kircheim-Bolanden, and Pfrim

1796: Passage of the Lech, Biberach, and Ravensburg

1799: Verone and Novi

1805: Elchingen, Ulm, and Austerlitz

1806: Biezun

1807: Spanden and Friedland

1809: La Corogne, Passage of the Ave, Oporto, and Arzobispo

1811: Albuhera, Elvas, and Las Vertientes

1812: Villagarcia, Valencia de las Torres, and Saint-Martha

1813: Neuss

1814: Bar-sur-Aube and Arcis-sur-Aube

Battle Honours

 Austerlitz 1805, Friedland 1807, and Albuhera 1811

  

28e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1792 as the 1er Corps des Hussards de la Libertie, in 1794 the Regiment became the 7e bis Regiment de Hussars. The year 1803 saw the Regiment become the 28e Regiment de Dragons.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: Rutteau (?) - Colonel

1793: Westerman (Francois-Joseph) - Colonel

1793: Payen (?) - Colonel

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

1798: Duplessis (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

1799: Detres (Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803

1807: Montmarie (Aime-Sulpice-Victor Pelletier) - Colonel

1813: Holdrinet (Pierre) - Colonel

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

Westerman, (Francois-Joseph)

Born: 5 September 1751

Colonel: 27 September 1792

General-de-Brigade: 15 May 1793

Died: 5 April 1794 (Executed in Paris by order of the Revolutionary Tribunal)

Detres, (Francois)

Born: 11 September 1769

Chef-de-Brigade: 16 June 1799

General-de-Brigade: 4 April 1807

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804

Died: 14 January 1815

Montmarie, (Aime-Sulpice-Victor Pelletier)

Born: 13th November 1772

Colonel: 4 April 1807

General-de-Brigade: 22 July 1813

Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 27 July 1809

Baron of the Empire: 9 Marcch 1810

Died: 2 November 1813 (Died of wounds sustained at the Battle of Leipzig)

Colonels killed and wounded while in command of the 28e Regiment de Dragons

Chef-de-Brigade Duplessis: Killed 2 April 1799

Colonel Montmarie: Wounded 8 May 1809 - 7 August 1812

Colonel Holdrinet: Wounded 2 January 1814

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 28e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Thirteen

Officers died of wounds: Six

Officers wounded: Forty-four.

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Nieder-Otterbach

1796: Loano, Montenotte, Lodi, Castiglione, Saint-Georges, and Fombio

1798: Pyramides and Salahieh

1799: Samanhoud and Aboukir

1800: Heliopolis

1806: Siege of Gaete

1807: La Piave and Wagram

1812: Smolensk, La Moskowa, and La Beresina

1813: Dresden, Leipzig, and Hanau

1814: Vauchamps and Fere-Champenoise

Battle honours

 Wagram 1807 and La Moskowa 1812

  

29e Regiment de Dragons

Formed in 1803 with the 11e Regiment de Hussards and became the 29e Dragons.

Colonels

1803: Avice (Jacques-Phillipe) - Colonel

Colonel Avice had the distinction of being Chef-de-Brigade of the 11e Regiment de Hussards, Colonel of the 29e Regiment de Dragons, and upon its transformation into a lancer regiment, Colonel of the 6e Regiment de Chevau-Legers-Lanciers in 1811.

Born: 27 November 1759

Colonel: 24 October 1803

General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811

Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 23th August 1814

Baron of the Empire: March 1808

Died: 26 October 1835

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 29e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Three

Officers died of wounds: Two

Officers wounded: Nine

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

 1805: San-Michele, Caldiero, Brenta, Vicence, and San-Pietro

1806: Lauria

1808: Campaign of Abruzzes

1809: La Piave, Laybach, Raab, and Wagram

Battle Honours

 Caldiero 1805 and Wagram 1809

   

30e Regiment de Dragons

Created in 1803 with the 12e Regiment de Hussards to become the 30e Dragons.

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1803: Dupre (Jean-Francois) - Colonel

1807: Renaud (Antoine-Francois) - Colonel

1810: de Pinterville (Pierre-Alexis) - Colonel

1812: Ordener (Michel) - Colonel

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

Colonels killed and wounded while in command of the 30e Regiment de Dragons

Colonel Pinterville: Wounded 7 September 1812

Colonel Ordener: Wounded 28 November 1812 & 30 March 1814

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 30e Dragons during the period 1805-1815

Officers killed: Five

Officers died of wounds: Six

Officers wounded: Thirty Four

Regimental war record (Battles and combats)

1805: Verone, Caldiero, Olmo, Citadella, Lestizza, Morsana, Villach, and Klagenfurth

1806: Siege of Gaete

1809: Passage of the Tagliemento, Udine, Gratz, Stein-am-Anger, Passage of the Danube, Wagram, Nickolsberg, and Bridge of Westernitz

1812: Krasnoe, La Moskowa, Viasma, Polianova-Doroghobouj, and the passage of the Bersina

1813: Bautzen, Dresden, Leipzig, and the passage of the Rhine

1814: Brienne, La Rothiere, Champaubert, Montmirail, Monterau, Arcis-sur-Aube, Fere- Champenoise, and Paris.

Battle Honours

Caldiero 1805, Wagram 1809, and La Moskowa 1812

 

 

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