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

Part XIV: 141e - 150e Regiments

By Tony Broughton, FINS

141e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1794: Created 141e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 77e Regiment d'Infanterie
3e bataillon, Volontaires de l'Aisne
7e bataillon, Volontaires du Calvados

1796: Disbanded and incorporated into 86e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 141e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

37e, 39e, 62e and 63e Cohortes, Garde Nationale

1814: Disbanded and remnants incorporated into 43e and 85e Regiments d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1794: Armspach (Jean-Moran) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Pignet (Pierre) - Colonel            

None of the above officers attained the rank of General

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 141e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Pignet: wounded 2 May 1813, 12 October 1813 and 16 October 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 141e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

Officers killed: Thirteen
Officers died of wounds: Four
Officers wounded: Sixty-four

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Quiberon
1795: Saint-Dominique
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Wurschen, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Paris

Battle Honours

Saint-Dominique 1795, Lutzen 1813, Bautzen 1813, and Hanau 1813

142e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1795: Created 142e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 77e Regiment d'Infanterie
3e bataillon, Volontaires de l'Orne
4e bataillon, Volontaires de la Charente-Inferieure

1796: Disbanded and incorporated into 86e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 142e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

5e, 36e, 38e and 61e Cohortes Garde Nationale

1814: Disbanded and incorporated into 36e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1795: Normand (Jean-Gaspard) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Fournier (Jean-Louis) - Colonel
1813: Camescasse (Arnaud) - Colonel

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

Normand, (Jean-Gaspard)

Born: 21 June 1770
Chef-de-Brigade: 1 August 1795
General-de-Brigade: 30 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 13 August 1810
Died: 17 January 1813 (of wounds received at La Beresina)

Fournier, (Jean-Louis)

Born: 2 July 1774
Colonel: 16 January 1813
General-de-Brigade: 30 August 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 10 August 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 12 November 1812
Died: 11 October 1847

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 142e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Camescasse: killed 18 October 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 142e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

Officers killed: Eleven
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: Fifty-eight

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Vendee
1813: Lutzen, Koenigwartha, Bautzen, Dresde, and Hanau
1814: Rosnay, Nogent, Champaubert, and Montmirail

Battle Honours

Lutzen 1813, Bautzen 1813, Champaubert 1814, and Montmirail 1814

143e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1795: Created 143e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 78e Regiment d'Infanterie
4e bataillon, Volontaires du Loiret
5e bataillon, Volontaires de la Marne

1796: Disbanded and incorporated into 52e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 143e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

28e, 29e, 30e and 31e Cohortes Garde Nationale

1814: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1795: Ramond (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Fery (Jean-Baptiste-Michel) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Mouton (Jean-Antoine-Augustin) - Colonel

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

Fery, (Jean-Baptiste-Michel)

Born: 18 June 1757
Chef-de-Brigade: 17 September 1795
General-de-Brigade: 20 September 1800
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 3 February 1809

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 143e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 143e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

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

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Palluau and Grandchamp
1813: Ribas
1814: Molins-del-Rey

Battle Honours

Ribas 1813 and Molins-del-Rey 1814

144e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1794: Created 144e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 78e Regiment d'Infanterie
7e and 10e bataillons, Volontaires de la formation d'Orleans

1796: Disbanded and incorporated into 52e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 144e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

32e, 33e, 34e and 35e Cohortes Garde Nationale

1814: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1794: Martinet (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Boudin de Roville (Francois-Louis) - Colonel
1814: Ruelle (Louis-Gabriel) - Colonel

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

Boudin de Roville, (Francois-Louis)

Born: 21 December 1772
Colonel: 25 January 1813
General-de-Brigade: 25 December 1813
Died: 11 August 1838

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 144e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

        None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 144e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

Officers killed: Fourteen
Officers died of wounds: One
Officers wounded: Fifty-four

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Vendee
1813: Lutzen, Kaya, Bautzen, Katzbach, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: La Rothiere, Pont de Dienville, Champaubert, Montmirail, Vauchamps, Laon, Reims, Fere-Champenoise and Paris

Battle Honours

Lutzen 1813, Bautzen 1813, Champaubert 1814, and Montmirail 1814

145e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1795: Created 145e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 79e Regiment d'Infanterie
3e bataillon, Volontaires de la Haute-Vienne
2e bataillon, Volontaires des Haute-Pyrenees

1796: Disbanded and incorporated into 4e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 145e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

6e, 23e, 24e and 25e Cohortes, Garde Nationale

1814: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1795: Bourg de Vacherolle (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Nicolas (Francois-Antoine) - Colonel
1813: Dolisie (Henry) - Colonel

None of the above officers attained the rank of General

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 145e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Nicolas: wounded 21 May 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 145e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

Officers killed: Eleven
Officers died of wounds: None
Officers wounded: Thirty-seven

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Fluvia and Loano
1813: Mockern, Lutzen, Wurschen, Katzbach, Dessau, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: La Rothiere, Pont de Dienville, Champaubert, Montmirail, Vauchamps, Saint-Julien, and Limonest

Battle Honours

Loano 1795, Lutzen 1813, and Wurschen 1813

146e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1795: Created 146e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 79e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er bataillon, Volontaires de la Cote d'Or
8e bataillon, Volontaires de l'Isere

1796: Disbanded and incorporated into 5e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 146e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

3e, 76e,77e, and 88e Cohortes Garde Nationale

1813: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1795: Desbrouches de la Palliote (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Bourdois de Champfort (Edme-Martin) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Falcou (Antoine-Jacques) - Colonel

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

Boudois de Champfort, (Edme-Martin)

Born: 11 March 1750
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 June 1795 (193e Demi-Brigade de bataille)
Chef-de-Brigade: 23 September 1795 (146e Demi-Brigade de bataille)
General-de-Brigade: 12 July 1797
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 24 December 1824

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 146e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Falcou: wounded 29 August 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 146e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

Officers killed: Forty-three
Officers died of wounds: One
Officers wounded: Twenty-two

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Mont-Genevre
1813: Wurschen, Lowenberg, Goldberg, and Hirschberg

Battle Honours

Goldberg 1813

147e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1793: Created 147e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 80e Regiment d'Infanterie
2e and 3e bataillons, Volontaires de l'Aude

1796: Disbanded and incorporated into 5e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 147e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

15e, 71e, 78e, and 87e Cohortes, Garde Nationale

1813: Disbanded and remnants of the Regiment incorporated into 154e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1793: Durognon (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Sibuet (Benoit-Prosper) - Colonel
1813: Faullain (Jean-Francois-Antoine-Michel) - Colonel

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

Sibuet, (Benoit-Prosper)

Born: 6 June 1773
Colonel: 16 January 1813
General-de-Brigade: 22 August 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 June 1813
Died: 29 August 1813 (drowned crossing the Bober)

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 147e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 147e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1813

Officers killed: Twenty-five
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Thirty-one

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Boulou, Bellegarde, Jonquiere, Montagne-Noir, Figuieres, Roses, and La Fluvia
1795: Loano and Rocca-Barbene
1813: Wurschen, Neukirchen, Plagwitz, and Goldberg

Battle Honours

La Boulou 1794, Loano 1795, and Goldberg 1813

148e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1793: Created 148e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 80e Regiment d'Infanterie
7e and 11e bataillons, Volontaires de la Gironde

1797: Disbanded and incorporated into 34e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 148e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

72e, 73e, 74e and 75e Cohortes, Garde Nationale

1813: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1793: Dumas (Anne-Joseph )  - Chef-de-Brigade
1794: Dumas ( Jacques )  - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Mazas (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Obert (Marc-Antoine-Marie) - Colonel
1813: Nicole (Louis) - Colonel
1813: Varin (Pierre-Jacques-Ferdinand) - Colonel

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

Dumas, (Anne-Joseph)

Born: 24 March 1741
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 September 1793
General-de-Brigade: 9 June 1794
Died: 18 December 1815

Obert, (Marc-Antoine-Marie)

Born: 2 April 1774
Colonel: 16 January 1813
General-de-Brigade: 22 August 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 27 November 1809
Died: 9 December 1830

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 148e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 148e Regiment d'Infanterie during 1813

Officers killed: Thirteen
Officers died of wounds: Six
Officers wounded: Forty-one

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Urrugne, Saint-Marchail, Saint-Sebastien, and Sans-Cullottes
1813: Lowenberg, Bober and Goldberg

Battle Honours

Goldberg 1813

149e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1794: Created 149e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 81e Regiment d'Infanterie
5e bataillon, Volontaires de l'Orne
6e bataillon, Volontaires de la Haute-Saone

1796: Disbanded and dispersed between the 43e, 83e and 105e demi-brigades d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 149e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

47e, 48e, 49e and 88e Cohortes, Garde Nationale

1814: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1794: Perrin (Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Mandeville (Eugene-Charles-Augustin-David) - Colonel
1813: Druot (Jean) - Colonel

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

Perrin, (Joseph)

Born: 28 February 1754
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 March 1794
General-de-Brigade: 5 June 1800
Died: 9 June 1800 (died of wounds sustained at Genes)

Mandeville, (Eugene-Charles-Augustin-David)

Born: 11 June 1780
Colonel: 16 January 1813
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1813
Died: 28 January 1850

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 149e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Druot: wounded 25 March 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 149e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

Officers killed: Five
Officers died of wounds: Four
Officers wounded: Fifty-eight

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Fleurus
1813: Bautzen, Lowenberg, Goldberg, and Drebnitz
1814: Fere-Champenoise

Battle Honours

Fleurus 1794, Bautzen 1813, and Goldberg 1813

150e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1794: Created 150e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 81e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er bataillon, Volontaires de l'Aisne
2e bataillon, Volontaires des Bas-Alpes

1796: Disbanded and incorporated  into 21e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
1813: 150e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from)

68e, 69e, 80e and 81e Cohortes, Garde Nationale

1814: Disbanded

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1794: Fabus (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1813: Azemar (Francois-Basil) - Colonel
1813: Dereix (Pierre) - Colonel

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

Azemar, (Francois-Basil)

Born: 1 January 1766
Colonel: 16 January 1813
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 1 August 1813
Died: 13 September 1813 (killed at Gross-Debnitz)

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 150e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Dereix: wounded 16 October 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 150e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1813-1814

Officers killed: Eight
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Twenty-seven

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Armee du Nord
1813: Zobten, Goldberg, Katzbach, Putzchau, Wachau and Leipzig
1814: Maestricht

Battle Honours

Goldberg 1813

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