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French Infantry Regiments and the Colonels who Led Them: 1791 to 1815

Part XI: 101e - 110e Regiments

By Tony Broughton, FINS

101e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1787: Created
1791: 101e Regiment d'Infanterie
1792: Disbanded
1793: 101e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)            

1er bataillon, 51e Regiment d'Infanterie
3e and 6e bataillons, Volontaires des Bouche-du-Rhone

1799: 101e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

Detachments of the 38e and 80e demi-brigades d'Infanterie de Ligne
Detachment of the 20e demi-brigade d'Infanterie Legere
Conscripts from Doubs and Vienne

1803: 101e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Ternant (Jean de) - Colonel
1791: Sames (Charles-Joseph de) - Colonel
1793: Miollis (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Venoux (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1798: Cardenau (Bernard-Augustin) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1808: Lapointe (Joseph-Gabriel) - Colonel
1811: Herbez de la Latour (Louis d') - Colonel
1813: Robillard (Jean-Michel) - Colonel
1814: Herbez de la Latour (Louis) - Colonel

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

Cardenau, (Bernard-Augustin)

Born: 5 August 1766
Chef-de-Brigade: 11 December 1798
Colonel: 1803
General-de-Brigade: 1 March 1807
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 20 March 1812
Died: 21 January 1841

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 101e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Herbez de la Latour: wounded 22 July 1812

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 101e  Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Seventeen
Officers died of wounds: Six
Officers wounded: Seventy-five

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Loano and Rocco-Barbane
1800: Engen, Moeskirch, Memmingen, Marengo, and Pozzolo
1801: Siege and Capture of Peschiera
1805: Caldiero
1806: Gaete
1809: Calabre, Vignola, and Bedole
1810: Villa-San-Giovanni
1812: Pollo and Arapiles
1813: Bidassoa and Bayonne
1813: Bautzen, Juterbock, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Bar-sur-Aube, Roverbella, and Arcis-sur-Aube
1815: Neufbrisach

Battle Honours

Marengo 1800, Bautzen 1813, and Hanau 1813

102e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1791: Created 102e Regiment d'Infanterie
1793: 102e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 51e Regiment d'Infanterie
3e and 6e bataillons, Volontaires du Var

1796: 102e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

59e demi-brigade de bataille (1er Bat 30e Regt d'Inf, 4e Bat Vol de Paris and 7e Bat Vol de Rhone-et-Loire)
1er and 2e bataillons, 177e demi-brigade de bataille

1803: 102e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Charton (?) - Colonel
1793: Villot (Michel) - Colonel
1793: Lebrun (Claude-Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade
1794: Barthelemy (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Jalras (Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1805: Cattaneo (Pierre-Francois) - Colonel
1806: Espert de Sibra (Pierre) - Colonel
1812: Marechal (Andre) - Colonel
1815: Susbielle (Francois) - Colonel

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

Villot, (Michel)

Born: 16 June 1752
Colonel: 8 March 1793
General-de-Brigade: 15 May 1793
Died: 18 April 1820

Lebrun, (Claude-Louis)

Born: 23 August 1735
Chef-de-Brigade: 16 November 1793
General-de-Brigade: 25 February 1794
Died: 11 June 1811

Jalras, (Francois)

Born: 10 May 1750
Chef-de-Brigade: 30 June 1796
General-de-Brigade: 1 February 1805
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 27 December 1803
Baron of the Empire: 27 December 1811
Died: 16 April 1817

Espert de Sibra, (Pierre)

Born: 25 January 1771
Colonel: 24 December 1806
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 17 March 1808
Died: 3 December 1835

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 102e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Chefs-de-Brigade Jalras: wounded 26 December 1800
Colonel Espert de Sibra: wounded 14 June 1809

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 102e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Seventeen
Officers died of wounds: Seventeen
Officers wounded: One hundred and thirteen

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy
1793: Treves,Arlon, Menin, Marchiennes, Geisburg, and Landau
1794: Oneille and Ormea
1795: Loano
1796: Sieburg, Ehrenbreitstein, Limbourg, Altenkirchen, and Kreutznach
1797: Herbon and Steinberg
1799: Stokach, Limmat, Zurich, Muttenthal, and Constance
1800: Le Simplon, Marengo, Solferino, Cavriana, and Valeggio
1801: La Chiusa d'Alba, Serravalle, San-Marco and Bassano
1805: Caldiero and Gradisca
1806: Rocca-Gloriosa, Fiume-Fredo, Capestrenno, and Terriolo
1807: Brancaleone
1809: Sacile, Soave, Malborgehetto, Raab’ and Wagram
1811: Olot
1813: Ribas
1813: Tarvis, Villach, and Bassano
1813: Bautzen, Lutzen, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Mincio, Volta, Forte-sous-Jouarre, and Genes
1815: Dannemarie, Valdieu, and Belfort

Battle Honours

Valmy 1792, Zurich 1799, and Wagram 1809

103e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1791: Created 103e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 103e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 52e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er bataillon, Volontaires de Marseille
2e batailon, Volontaires de Luberon

1796: 103e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

86e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 43e Regt d'Inf, 19e Bat Vol de Paris and 3eBat Vol du Puy-de-Dome)
162e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 89e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol des Arcis and 6e Bat bis Vol du Calvados)

1803: 103e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Piochard d'Arblay (Alexandre-Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel
1792: Maupertuis (Andre-Julian-Frayer) - Colonel
1793: Jolly (Joseph-Louis) - Colonel
1794: Prisye de Chazelles (Pierre-Charles-Gabriel) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Dumoulin (Pierre-Charles) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1805: Taupin (Eloi-Charlemagne) - Colonel
1807: Rigonoux (Antoine) - Colonel
1811: Bonnaire (Jean-Gerard) - Colonel
1814: Beluze (Gabriel) - Colonel
1814: Nicole (Louis) - Colonel

Four of the above officers attained the rank of General

Dumoulin, (Pierre-Charles)

Born: 14 May 1749
Chef-de-Brigade: 22 August 1794 (162e demi-brigade de bataille)
Chef-de-Brigade: 20 February 1796 (103e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 1 Febuary 1805
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 May 1805
Died: 8 December 1808

Taupin, (Eloi-Charlemagne)

Born: 17 August 1767
Colonel: 1 February 1805
General-de-Brigade: 21 February 1807
General-de-Division: 28 January 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 2 July 1808
Died: 11 April 1814 (killed at Toulouse)

Rignoux, (Antoine)

Born: 17 February 1771
Colonel: 23 February 1807
General-de-Brigade: 19 May 1811
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 17 December 1809
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 31 January 1810
Died: 9 September 1832

Bonnaire, (Jean-Gerard)

Born: 11 December 1769
Colonel: 22 June 1811
General-de-Brigade: 25 November 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 15 July 1809
Died: 16 November 1816

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 103e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Taupin: wounded 11 November 1805
Colonel Bonnaire: wounded 25 July 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 103e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-seven
Officers died of wounds: Twenty
Officers wounded: One hundred and nineteen

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Thionville
1796: Rastadt, Biberach, Emmendingen, and Kehl
1798: Coire
1799: Zurich
1800: Ampfing and Hohenlinden
1805: Diernstein
1806: Jena
1807: Ostrolenka
1809: Saragosse, Ebersberg, Essling, and Ocana
1810: Ronda, and Mogues
1811: Frejenas, Badajoz, Fuentes-d'Onoro, and Albuhera
1813: Lutzen, Wurschen, Pirna, Toplitz, Griersberg, Leipzig, and Hanau
1813: Miranda, Villa-Real, Vittoria, Urdache, and Col de Maya
1814: Orthez and Toulouse

Battle Honours


104e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1791: Created 104e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 104e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 52e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er bataillon, Volontaires de la Nievre
1er bataillon, Volontaires de la Corse

1799: 104e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

Detachments from the 74e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
Conscripts from the Vendee

1803: Incorporated into the 11e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
1814: Reformed as 104e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (from bataillons of the following Regiments)

52e, 17e, and 101e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne           

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Servan de Gerby (Joseph) - Colonel
1792: de la Poype (?) -Colonel
1792: Dubouzet (?) - Colonel
1793: de Hahn (?) - Colonel
1794: Pasquier (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Eirisch (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1801: Razout (Jean-Nicolas) - Chef-de-Brigade
1814: Ledoux (Nicolas-Placide-Joseph) - Colonel
1815: Delenne (Louis-Andre) - Colonel
1815: Gheneser (Jean-Antoine) - Colonel

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

Servan de Gerby, (Joseph)

Born: 12 February 1741
Colonel: 7 March 1792
General-de-Brigade: 8 May 1792
General-de-Division: 25 September 1792
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 January 1805
Died: 10 May 1808

Razout, (Jean-Nicolas)

Born: 8 March 1772
Chef-de-Brigade: 3 June 1801
Genral de Brigade: 14 February 1807
General-de-Division: 31 July 1811
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 August 1813
Count of the Empire: 2 August 1813
Died: 10 January 1820

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 104e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 104e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

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

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Jemmapes
1793: Nerwinden
1795: Alassio
1796: Mantoue
1799: Belveder, Aoste, and Genola
1800: Settepani and San-Bartholomeo
1801: Splugen
1813: Mayence
1815: Suffel

Battle Honours

Jemmapes 1792, Mantoue 1796, and Mayence 1813

105e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1663: Created Regiment du Roi
1791: 105e Regiment d'Infanterie (Originaly numbered 102e, however number changed by Ordanance dated 28 January 1791)
1795: 105e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 53e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er and 2e bataillons, Volontaires du Gers

1796: 105e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

9e demi-brigade de bataille (1er Bat 5e Regt d'Inf, 3e Bat Vol du Nord and 2e Bat Vol du Finisterre)
149e demi-brigade de bataille (1er Bat 81e Regt d'Inf, 6e Bat Vol de la Haute-Saone and 5e Bat Vol de l'Orne)
2e bataillon 31e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne

1803: 105e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne           

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Junot d' Attilly (Francois-Nicolas) - Colonel
1792: Stack (Jean-Francois-Antoine) - Colonel
1792: Le Royer de Chantepie (Louis-Pierre) - Colonel
1792: Levasseur (Louis-Gabriel-Pierre-Anne-Paul-Augustin-Armand) - Colonel
1795: Krammer (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Lannes (Jean) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Cardon  (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Habert (Pierre-Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1808: Blanmont (Marie-Pierre-Isidore) - Colonel
1811: Baille (Antoine-Adaibert) - Colonel
1813: Maulmont (Francois) - Colonel
1815: Genty (Jean) - Colonel

Four of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above one becoming Marechal of France

Lannes, (Jean)

Born: 10 April 1769
Chef-de-Brigade: 16 June 1795
General-de-Brigade:  Provisional promotion September 1796  official promotion 17 March 1797
General-de-Division: 10 May 1799
Marechal of the Empire: 19 May 1804
Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur: 24 September 1803
Grand-Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Grand Cross of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
Duke of Montebello: 19 March 1808
Died: 31 May 1809 (Of wounds received at Essling)

Habert, (Pierre-Joseph)

Born: 22 December 1773
Chef-de-Brigade: 29 May 1802
General-de-Brigade: 18 February 1808
General-de-Division: 25 June 1811
Grand officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 29 July 1814
Baron of the Empire: 18 July 1811
Died: 19 May 1825

Blanmont, (Marie-Pierre-Isidore)

Born: 23 February 1770
Colonel: 28 March 1808
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 25 September 1809
Died: 8 December 1846

Maulmond, (Francois)

Born: 11 May 1772
Colonel: 2 July 1813
General-de-Brigade: 12 March 1814
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 November 1813
Died: 22 April 1838

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 105e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Habert: wounded 10 June 1807
Colonel De Blanmont: wounded 22 May 1809
Colonel Genty: wounded 18 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 105e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Forty-four
Officers died of wounds: Fourteen
Officers wounded: One hundred and forty-three

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Lauter
1794: Trippstadt and Mayence
1795: Loano
1796: Altenkirchen, Altenbourg, Werdorf, Uckerath, Siegen, Forchheim, Sulzbach, and Vernberg
1799: Novi
1800: Villanova, Benette, Fossano, Monastero, Mille-Fourches, and Pont-di-Nava ?
1805: Embs
1806: Jena, Kolozomb, and Golymin
1807: Eylau and Heilsberg
1809: Ratisbonne, Eckmuhl, Essling, and Wagram
1812: Wilna
1813: Koenigsberg and Goerde
1813: Pampelune, Roncal, Jaca, Bidassoa, and Baayonne
1814: Hambourg, Bar-sur-Aube, and Arcis-sur-Aube
1815: Waterloo           

Battle Honours

Jena 1806, Eylau 1807, Heilsberg 1807, and Wagram 1809

106e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1772: Created Regiment du Cap
1791: 106e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 106e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

35e demi-brigade de bataille (1er Bat 18e Regt d'Inf, 3e and 5e Bat Vol de la Meurthe)
201e demi-brigade de bataille (1er Bat Vol des Ardennes, 1er Bat Vol de Paris, 5e Bat Vol de Drome and 8e Bat Vol de l'Ain)
2e bataillon, 82e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne

1803: 106e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Dassas (?) -Colonel
1796: Perrin (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Roussel (Jean-Claude) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1809: Bertrand (Jean-Antoine) - Colonel
1813: Poudret de Sevret (Rene) - Colonel

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

Roussel, (Jean-Claude)

Born: 25 September 1771
Chef-de-Brigade: 16 December 1799
General-de-Brigade: 10 March 1809
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 27 July 1809
Baron of the Empire: 6 October 1810
Died: 26 July 1812 (killed at Ostrowno)

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 106e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Chefs-de-Brigade Roussel: wounded 20 December 1800
Colonel Bertrand: wounded 7 September 1812
Colonel Poudret de Sevret: wounded 24 December 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 106e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Forty-one
Officers died of wounds: Sixteen
Officers wounded: One hundred and three

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Fort de la Crete-Sale
1796: Rastadt, Ettlingen, Neresheim, Kehl, Diersheim, and Biberach ?
1799: Cassano, Cassina-Grossa and Novi ?
1800: Bosco, Monte-Facio, and Voltri ?
1805: Adige
1809: Sacile, Raab and Wagram
1812: Ostrowno, La Moskowa, Malojaroslawetz, and Krasnoe
1813: Castagnaro
1814: Mincio, Borghetto, and Plaisance           

Battle Honours

Biberach 1796, Genes 1800, Wagram 1809, and Malojaroslawetz 1812

107e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1772: Created Regiment de Pondichery
1792: 107e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 107e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 54e Regiment d'Infanterie
3e and 4e bataillons, Volontaires de l'Yonne

1798: 107e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne(formed from the following)

Detachments of the 26e and 105e demi-brigades d'Infanterie de Ligne

1803: Amalgamated into the 15e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
1814: Reformed as 107e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (from bataillons of the following Regiments)

6e, 10e, 20, and 102e Regiments d'Infanterie de Ligne           

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Dagincourt (?) - Colonel
1794: Dumonceau (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1798: Kulm (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Laplane (Jean-Gregoire-Barthelemy-Rouger) - Chef-de-Brigade
1814: Tripe (Jean) - Colonel
1815: Druot (Jean) - Colonel

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

Laplane, (Jean-Gregoire-Barthelemy-Rouger)

Born: 13 October 1766
Chef-de-Brigade: 30 December 1802
General-de-Brigade: 11 July 1807
General-de-Division: 17 June 1813
Baron of the Empire: 13 August 1810
Died: 16 June 1837

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 107e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Tripe: wounded 9 February 1814
Colonel Druot: wounded 18 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 107e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

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

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Pondichery
1794: Nimegue and Breda
1799: Turin, Coni, Savigliano, Pigneroi, and Suse
1814: Chaussee, Chalons, and Ferte-sous-Jouarre
1815: Ligny and Waterloo

Battle Honours

Turin 1799

108e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1772: Created Regiment de l'Ile-de-France
1792: 108e Regiment d'Infanterie
1795: 108e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 54e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er and 2e bataillons, Volontaires du Lot

1796: 108e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

26e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 15e Regt d'Inf, 4e Bat Vol de la Manche and 9e Bat Vol de Seine-et-Oise)
132e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 71e Regt d'Inf, 8e Bat Vol de Paris and 17eBat Vol des Reserves)

1803: 108e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Chermont (Dominique-Prosper de) - Colonel
1793: Doligny - Arcy (?) - Colonel
1794: Jacob (?) - Colonel
1795: Dufour (Francois-Bertrand) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Pouchin de la Roche (Pierre-Guillaume) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Marcognet (Pierre-Louis-Binet) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: Virideau (Aubin) - Colonel
1805: Higonet ( Joseph) - Colonel
1806: Rottembourg (Henri) - Colonel
1811: Achard  (Jacques-Michel-Francois) - Colonel
1815: Higonet ( Philippe )  - Colonel

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

Chermont, (Dominique-Prosper de)

Born: 24 November 1741
Colonel: 16 November 1792
General-de-Brigade: 8 March 1793
Died: 13 September 1798

Dufour, (Francois-Bertrand)

Born: 25 January 1765
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 June 1795
General-de-Brigade: 24 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 26 April 1811
Died: 13 October 1832

Pouchin de la Roche, (Pierre-Guillaume)

Born: 31 January 1767
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 June 1794 (132e demi-brigade de bataille)
Chef-de-Brigade: 29 February 1796 (26e demi-brigade d'Infanterie)
Chef-de-Brigade: 12 May 1796 (108e demi-brigade d'Infanterie)
General-de-Brigade: 1 February 1805
Baron of the Empire: 5 December 1811
Died: 5 April 1825

Marcognet, (Pierre-Louis Binet de)

Born: 14 November 1765
Chef-de-Brigade: 5 May 1800
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1803
General-de-Division: 31 July 1811
Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 19 December 1854

Rottembourg, ( Henri)

Born: 6 July 1769
Colonel: 20 October 1806
General-de-Brigade: 21 July 1811
General-de-Division: 20 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 20 August 1809
Died: 8 February 1857

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 108e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Chefs-de-Brigade Marcognet: wounded 3 December 1800
Colonel Higonet: killed 14 June 1806
Colonel Rottembourg: wounded 6 July 1809
Colonel Achard: wounded 23 July 1812 and 7 September 1812
Colonel Higonet: wounded 16 June 1815 and 18 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 108e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-two
Officers died of wounds: Nineteen
Officers wounded: One hundred and thirty-four

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Heidelberg and Mannheim
1796: Birkenfeld, Bingen, Mayence, Kreutznach, and Hundsruck
1797: Neuwied
1799: Pfullendorf, Stokach, Tuttlingen, and Zurich
1800: Engen, Moeskirch, Biberach, Friedberg, and Hohenlinden
1805: Mariazell and Austerlitz
1806: Auerstadt and Nasielsk
1807: Eylau
1809: Landshut, Eckmuhl, and Wagram
1812: Mhilow, La Moskowa, Krasnoe, and Beresina
1813: Hambourg
1814: Haarbourg, Anvers, Wittemberg, and Hambourg
1815: Ligny and Waterloo

Battle Honours

Hohenlinden 1800, Austerlitz 1805, Auerstadt 1806, and La Moskowa 1812

109e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1772: Created Regiments de la Martinique et de la Guadeloupe
1792: 109e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 109e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 55e Regiment d'Infanterie
7e bataillon, Volontaires de Seine-et-Oise
5e bataillon bis, Volontaires de Rhone-et-Loire

1796: 109e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

74e demi-brigade de bataille(2e Bat 37e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol de la Charente-Inferieure and 8e Bat Vol du Jura)
205e demi-brigade de bataile(3e Bat Vol de Rhone-et-Loire, 5e Bat Vol de Seine-et-Oise and 5e Bat Vol de la Manche)

1803: Disbanded incorporated into 21e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Michon  (Louis) - Colonel
1793: Feydieu (Pierre) - Colonel
1794: Barbas (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1794: Michel (Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Laval (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Baulard (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1797: Clerc (Jean-Francois) - Chef de Brgade
1800: Laine (Jacques-Michel) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 109e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 109e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Nantes, Montaigu, and Chollet
1794: Mayence
1796: Kehl, Wilstett, Appenweier, Renchen, and Ettlingen
1798: Kussnach, Einsiedein, and Strantz
1799: Feldkiirch, Reichenau, Wasen, Saint-Gothard, and Saint-Marie
1800: Stokach, Moeskirch, Memmingen, Nordlingen, and Kremsmunster

Battle Honours

Ettlingen 1796, Feldkirch 1799, Moeskirch 1800, and Memmingen 1800

110e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1772: Created Regiment de Porte-au-Prince
1792: 110e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 110e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 55e Regiment d'Infanterie
6e and 7e bataillons, Volontaires de la Meurthe

1799: 110e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne

Detachments of the 34e and 50e demi-brigades d'Infanterie de Ligne

1803: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Lombard de Roquefort (Jean-Joseph) - Colonel
1793: Dupuy (Pierre-Pascal) - Colonel
1793: Valentin (?) - Colonel
1794: Morat (Michel-Joseph-Raymond) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Grandjean (Balthazard) - Chef-de-Brigade
1798: Loliee (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Cassan (Louis-Pierre-Jean-Aphrodise) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Grandjean, (Balthazard)

Born: 26 January 1760
Chef-de-Brigade: 13 June 1795
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 3 December 1824

Cassan, (Louis-Pierre-Jean-Aphrodise)

Born: 23 April 1771
Chef-de-Brigade: 30 December 1802
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1810
Died: 20 January 1852

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 110e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 110e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Charleroi, Fleurus, and Aldenhoven
1795: Hundsruck
1799: Sion, Breig, Bois, Finge, Lenk, Simplon, Margozzo, and Zurich
1800: Landshut, Hohenlinden, and Lambech

Battle Honours

Fleurus 1794, Zurich 1799, and Hohenlinden 1800

Bibliography 

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

E-M de Lyden. Nos 144 Regiments de Ligne Paris; N.D.

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

Garcin, M. La Patrie en danger (histoire des Bataillons de Volontaires 1791-1794)
Rhone; 1991.

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

Historique du 103e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne  Mamers; 1886        

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.

Six, G. Les Generaux de la Revolution et de l'Empire Paris; 1947.

Susane, J. Histoire de l'Infanterie Francaise 5 Vols Paris; 1876.
 
           


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