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

Part VIII: 71e - 80e Regiments

By Tony Broughton, FINS

71e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1674: Created
1762: Regiment de Vivarais
1791: 71e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 71e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)
         1er Bataillon, 36e Regiment d'Infanterie
         2e Bataillon, Volontaires de la Meuse
         13e Bataillon, Volontaires des Federes
1796: 71e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)
         Detachment from the 40e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
         Conscripts from various departments

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Wittinghoff (Frederic-Ferdinand-Charles) - Colonel
1792: Baume (?) - Colonel
1793: de la Fontenelle (Gratien Dumoulin) - Colonel
1794: Duplouy (Bruno-Albert-Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Mazingant (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 71e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 71e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: La Croix-au-Bois, Valmy, Biesme, Boussu, and Jemmapes
1793: Nerwinden and Kaiserlautern
1794: Arlon, Fleurus, and Aldenhoven

Battle Honours

Jemmapes 1792 and Fleurus 1794

72e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1674: Created
1762: Regiment de Vexin
1791: 72e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 72e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)
         2e Bataillon, 36e Regiment d'Infanterie
         6e Bataillon, Volontaires du Jura
         2e Bataillon, Volontaires de la Gironde
1796: 72e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne ( formed from the following)

99e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (2e Bat Vol de Seine-et-Marne, 3e Bat Vol de l'Ain and 10e bis Bat Vol de la Cote d'Or)

1803: 72e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Chauvet d'Allons (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel
1792: Thevet de Lesser (Jean) - Colonel
1792: Bar (Jean-Francois) - Colonel
1794: Darnaud (Jacques) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Mercier (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Ficatier (Florentin) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1808: Lafitte (Michel-Pascal) - Colonel
1813: Barthelemy (Pierre) - Colonel
1815: Thibault (Frederic-Armand) - Colonel

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

Thevet de Lessert, (Jean)

Born: 13 March 1737
Colonel: 5 february 1792
General-de-Brigade : 19 March 1792
Died: 25 March 1822

Bar, (Jean-Francois)

Born: 27 April 1730
Colonel: 23 March 1792
General-de-Brigade : 8 July 1795
Died: 15 June 1798
Darnaud (Jacques)
Born: 8 January 1758
Chef-de-Brigade: 26 April 1795
General-de-Brigade : 30 July 1799
Baron of the Empire: 15 January 1809
Died: 3 March 1830

Ficatier, (Florentin)

Born: 9 february 1765
Chef-de-Brigade: 3 August 1800
General-de-Brigade : 22 October 1808
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 16 May 1809
Baron of the Empire: 10 September 1808
Died: 28 November 1817

Lafitte, (Michel-Pascal)

Born: 28 September 1774
Colonel: 23 April 1809
General-de-Brigade : 9 March 1813
Died: 9 September 1839

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 72e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Ficatier: Wounded 14 June 1807
Colonel Lafitte: Wounded 17 August 1812

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 72e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-nine
Officers died of wounds: Twenty-six
Officers wounded: One hundred and eighty-one

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Sospello
1793: Aldudes
1794: Holland
1799: Zyper-Sluis, and Bergen
1800: Turbigo, Montebello, and Marengo
1807: Friedland
1809: Thann, Eckmuhl, Essling, and Wagram
1812: Smolensk, Valoutina-Gors, La Moskowa, Krasnoe, and Beresina
1813: Lubnitz, Kulm, and Leipzig
1814: Louvain, La Rothiere, Montereau, and Paris
1815: Ligny and Waterloo

Battle Honours

Marengo 1800, Wagram 1809, and La Moskowa 1812

73e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1674: Created
1685: Regiment Royal-Comtois
1791: 73e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 73e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne ( formed from the following)

97e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat 49e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol du Calvados and 2e Bat Vol de Maine-et-Loire)
2e Bataillon, 161e Demi-Brigade de Bataille
1er Bataillon, Volontaires de la Sarthe
1er Bataillon, Volontaires de la Mayenne

1803: Incorporated in 23e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Cardaillac (Jean-Hippolyte Delpere ) - Colonel
1791: Lautz de la Voulte (Jean-Baptiste-Andre) - Colonel
1793: Lebrun (Francois-Leon) - Colonel
1796: Houdet (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1797: Wouillemont de Vivier (Armand-Nicolas) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Coutard (Louis-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Le Brun, (Francois-Leon)

Born: 10 October 1731
Colonel: 25 July 1791
General-de-Brigade : 3 July 1793
Died: 4 July 1800

Wouillemont de Vivier, (Armand-Nicolas)

Born: 19 December 1753
Chef-de-Brigade: 1 November 1796 (60e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
Chef-de-Brigade: 27 October 1797 (73e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
General-de-Brigade : 21 May 1800
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 12 April 1813
Died: 23 December 1846

Coutard, (Louis-Francois)

Born: 19 February 1769
Chef-de-Brigade: 2 June 1800
General-de-Brigade : 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 21 December 1808
Died: 22 March 1852

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 73e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 73e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Jemmapes
1793: Nerwinden and Valenciennes
1796: Neuweid
1798: Porto-di-fermo
1799: Capture of Naples and La Trebbia
1800: Genes
1801: Splugen

Battle Honours

Jemmapes 1792 and Genes 1800

74e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1674: Created
1762: Regiment de Beaujolais
1765: Regiment de Lamballe
1768: Regiment de Beaujolais
1791: 74e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 74e Demi-Brigade de Bataille ( formed from the following)

         2e Bataillon, 37e Regiment d'Infanterie
         8e Bataillon, Volontaires du Jura
         2e Bataillon, Volontaires de la Charente-Inferieure

1796: 74e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne ( formed from the following)

185e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat, 105e Regt d'Inf, 4e Bat, Vol de la Meurthe and 1er Bat, Vol de la Republique)

1803: Incorporated in 26e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Freytag (Francois-Xavier-Jacob) - Colonel
1793: Laborde de Peccome () - Colonel
1794: Baulard (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Lachalmelle (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Rousseaux (Antoine-Alexandre) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Freytag, (Francois-Xavier-Jacob)

Born: 22 December 1749
Colonel: 5 February 1792
General-de-Brigade : December 1792
General-de-Division : 3 February 1795
Died: 23 February 1817

Rousseaux, (Antoine-Alexandre)

Born: 17 September 1756
Chef-de-Brigade: 18 May 1796 (wounded 12 Oct 1796)
General-de-Brigade : 29 August 1803
General-de-Division : 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 10 June 1804
Died: 15 April 1827

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 74e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 74e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Jemmapes, Lille and Anvers
1793: Neunkirchen, Limbach, Maubeuge, Cholet, Beaupreau and Montrevieux
1794: Alseborn, Enckenbach, Morlautern, Mayennce, Lindau, Bregenz, Hasslach, Friedberg, Mossbourg,  Fressing, Biberach, Huningue and Diersheim
1799: Novi and Mondovi
1800: Monte-Cornua, Torriglio, Monte-Facio and Genes
1802: Gorge des Trois-Rivieres and Crete-a-Pierot

Battle Honours

Jemmapes 1792 and Genes 1800

75e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1674: Created
1684: Regiment de Provence
1774: Regiment de Monsieur
1791: 75e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 75e Demi-Brigade de Bataille ( formed from the following )
         1er Bataillon, 38e Regiment d'Infanterie
         1er Bataillon, Volontaires des Vosages
         17e Bataillon, Volontaires de la Cote-d'Or
1796: 75e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following:

70e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (2e Bat 35e Regt d'Inf, 1er Bat Vol des Landres and 1er Bat Vol de  l'Ardeche)
117e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat 59e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol de la Cote d'Or and 1er Bat Vol de la  Haute-Loire)
152e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (2e Bat 82e Regt d'Inf, 7e Bat Vol de la Marne and 6e Bat Vol du Bas-Rhin)
1er Grenadier Company 26e Demi-Brigade

1803: 75e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne           

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Auriol (Vincent d') - Colonel
1791: Le Forestier (Thomas) - Colonel
1792: Laroque (Paul Daules) - Colonel
1795: Morel (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Chambarlhac de Laubespin (Jacques-Antoinr) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Maugras (Antoinr) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: L'Huillier (Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1807: Buquet (Charles-Joseph) - Colonel
1809: Lamorendiere-Ducoudray (Etienne-Francois) - Colonel
1814: Petel (Francois Cresent) - Colonel
1814: Mativet (Pierre) - Colonel

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

Auriol, (Vincent d')

Born: 20 November 1728
Colonel: 25 July 1791
General-de-Brigade : 21 May 1793
Died: 10 September 1799

Chambarlhac de Laubespin, (Jacques-Antoine)

Born: 3 August 1754
Chef-de-Brigade: 28 May 1794 (117e Demi-Brigade de Bataille )
Chef-de-Brigade: 1796 (75e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
General-de-Brigade : 15 November 1796
General-de-Division : 28 July 1803
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 30 June 1811
Died: 5 February 1826

Maugras, (Antoine)

Born: 25 November 1768
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 December 1796
General-de-Brigade : 23 September 1800
Died: 18 February 1801

L'Huillier, (Francois)

Born: 24 January 1759
Chef-de-Brigade: 23 September 1800
Colonel: 1803
General-de-Brigade : 10 february 1807
General-de-Division : 31 July 1811
Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808
Died: 8 May 1837

Buquet, (Charles-Joseph)

Born: 4 June 1776
Colonel: 10 February 1807
General-de-Brigade : 23 September 1812
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 29 June 1813
Baron of the Empire: 11 August 1811
Died: 14 April 1838

Lamorendiere-Ducoudray, (Etienne-Francois)

Born: 13 December 1760
Colonel: 28 December 1809
General-de-Brigade : 25 November 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 28 June 1813
Baron of the Empire: 13 April 1811
Died: 2 January 1837

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 75e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel L'Huillier: Wounded 21 March 1801, 2 December 1805, and 6 February 1807

Colonel Buquet: Wounded 10 June 1807 and 28 July 1809

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 75e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty-two
Officers died of wounds: Seventeen
Officers wounded: One hundred and twenty-nine

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Brumath, Gambsheim, Wissembourg, and Lauterbourg
1795: Loano
1796: Arcole, Rivoli, La Favorite, Montenotte, Millesimo, La Bormida, Lodi, Bassano, Caldiero, Casa-Vola,    1797: Tagliemento, Tarvis, Mantoue, Saint-Michel
1798: Pyramides
1799: Aboukir, El Arisch, Mont-Tabor, Alexandrie, and Jaffa
1800: Heliopolis
1805: Ulm, Memmingen, and Austerlitz
1806: Jena
1807: Hoff, Eylau, Heilsberg, and Dantzig
1809: Talavera-de-la-Reyna and Almonacid
1810: Juncler
1811: Alcala-de-Henares
1812: Villalba
1813: Vittoria, Col de Maya, Pampelune, and Vera
1813: Lutzen, Wurschen, Dresde, and Buntzlau
1814: Orthez, Vic-de-Bigorre and Toulouse
1815: Namur

Battle Honours

Caldiero 1796, Austerlitz 1805, and Jena 1806

76e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1677: Created (Swiss Regiment in the service of France)
1791: 76e Regiment d'Infanterie
1792: Disbanded
1794: 76e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

         2e Bataillon, 38e Regiment d'Infanterie
         10e Bataillon, Volontaires de la Seine-Inferieure
         9e Bataillon, Volontaires des Federes de Paris

1796: 76e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

61e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat 31e Regt d'Inf, 1er Bat Vol du Morbihan and 8e Bat Vol de la Manche)
76e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (2e Bat 38e Regt d'Inf, 10e Bat Vol de la Seine-Inferieure and 9e Bat Vol des Federes)
2e Bataillon, 31e Regiment d'Infanterie
5e Bataillon, Volontaires des Federes

1803: 76e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1794: Goree (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: Faure Lajonquiere (Jean-Pierre-Antoine) - Colonel
1807: Chemineau (Jean) - Colonel
1811: Chabert (Louis) - Colonel
1815: Morice de la Rue (Victor-antoine) - Colonel

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

Chemineau, (Jean)

Born: 26 april 1771
Colonel: 28 June 1807
General-de-Brigade : 22 June 1811
General-de-Division : 31 July 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 10 August 1813
Baron of the Empire: 26 November 1808
Died: 12 June 1852

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 76e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Faure-Lajonquiere: Died of wounds 14 June 1807
Colonel Thevenet: Wounded 13 December 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 76e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty-five
Officers died of wounds: Twelve
Officers wounded: One hundred and thirty-nine

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Le Cateau and Maestricht
1795: Evron and Fougeres
1796: Kehl
1800: Moeskirch, Kirchberg, Ampfingen, and Hohenlinden
1805: Elchingen and Ulm
1806: Jena
1807: Deppen and Friedland
1809: Essling and Wagram
1809: Tamames and Cuidad-Rodrigo
1810: Busaco
1811: Redhina, Miranda-del-Corvo, and Fuentes-d'Onoro
1812: Les Arapiles
1813: Col de Mayo and Pampelune
1813: Kulm and Dresden
1814: Bayonne, Orthez, and Toulouse
1815: Ligny and Wavre

Battle Honours

Ulm 1805, Jena 1806, and Friedland 1807

77e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1680: Created
1791: 77e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 77e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)
         Detachment of the 13e Demi-Brigade de Bataille
         Detachment of the 52e Demi-Brigade de Bataille
         Detachment of the 31e division de Gendarmerie
1803: Incorporated in 79e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Frederick-Lefort (Frederic-Antone-Henry) - Colonel
1792: de Haack (Charles-Ernest) - Colonel
1792: Carlhan (Jacques-Melchior) - Colonel
1792: Goenhart (Ambroise) - Colonel
1799: Bertholet (Jean) -Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Lamartiniere (Thomas-Mignot) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Lamartiniere, (Thomas-Mignot)

Born: 26 February 1768
Chef-de-Brigade: 22 December 1800
General-de-Brigade : 10 February 1807
General-de-Division : 11 February 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December 1805
Baron of the Empire: 19 March 1808
Died: 6 September 1813 (died of wounds recieved at the Bidassoa)

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 77e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 77e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Antwerp
1793: Nantes
1798: Les Pyramides
1799: Vannes

Battle Honours

Les Pyramides 1798

78e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1684: Created
1737: Regiment de Penthievre
1791: 78e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 78e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

87e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat 44e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol du Loiret and 3e Bat Vol du Puy-de-Dome)
1er and 2e Bataillon 181e Demi-Brigade de Bataille

1803: Incorporated into the 2e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Deborde des Forets (Jean-Daniel Pinet) - Colenel
1792: Ponnat de Sillon (Louis-Francois) - Colonel
1796: Petitot (Pierre-Etienne) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Cassine (Jean-Joseph-Henri) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Mas (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Petitot, (Pierre-Etienne)

Born: 12 February 1752
Chef-de-Brigade: 7 January 1795 (87e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
Chef-de-Brigade: 23 February 1796 (78e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
General-de-Brigade : 20 September 1793 (refused the promotion)
General-de-Brigade : 19 June 1799
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 7 September 1807

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 77e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 77e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Jemmapes
1793: Nerwinden, Raismes, Hondschoote, and Wattignies
1796: Neuweid, Runkel, Sulzbach, and Wurtzburg
1798: Pescaro and Castellamare
1799: Modene, La Trebbia, and Novi
1800: Genes

Battle Honours

Genes 1800

79e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1684: Created
1791: 79e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 79e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

         1er Bataillon, 40e Regiment d'Infanterie
         3e Bataillon, Volontaires de Saone-et-Loire
         3e Bataillon, Volontaires du Gard

1796: 79e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

79e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat 40e Regt d'Inf, 3e Bat Vol de Saone-et-Loire and 3e Bat Vol du Gard)
89e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat 45e Regt d'Inf, 1er Bat Vol de la Vendee and 1er Bat Vol de la Meurthe)
198e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (10e Bat Vol de Paris, 6e and 8e Bat Vol du Pas-de-Calaise)
7e Bataillon, Volontaires de la Charente

1803: 79e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Du Bourg de Vacherolles (Francois-Joseph Thorillon) - Colonel
1796: Godard (Roche) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1809: Gay (Louis) - Colonel
1814: Verdun (Jean-Francois) - Colonel

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

Godard, (Roche)

Born: 29 March 1761
Chef-de-Brigade: 29 April 1795 (198e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
Chef-de-Brigade: 22 January 1796 (79e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
Colonel: 1803
General-de-Brigade : 11 September 1809
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 23 August 1814
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 8 May 1834

Gay, (Louis)

Born: 23 August 1772
Colonel: 24 September 1809
General-de-Brigade : 26 February 1814
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 10 February 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 1 January 1813
Died: 7 March 1838

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 79e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No Colonels killed or wounded

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 79e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

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

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Mont-Cormet, Perpignan, Peyrestortes, Truillas, and Villelonge
1794: Petit Saint-Bernard, Mont-Cents, Le Boulou, La Montagne-Noire
1795: Mont-Genevre
1796: Immenstadt
1798: Saint-Pantaleon and Les Pyramides
1801: Port-Haliguen
1805: Trafalgar and Caldiero
1806: Raguse and Castel-Nuovo
1807: Friedland
1808: Ottovo
1809: Gospich, Wagram, and Znaim
1811: Figuieres
1813: Sainte-Cristine
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, and Dresde
1814: Voiron

Battle Honours

Les Pyramides 1798, Caldiero 1805, and Friedland 1807

80e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1684: Created
1791: 80e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 80e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

         1er Bataillon, 40e Regiment d'Infanterie
         1er Bataillon, Volontaires de la Haute-Saone
         3e Bataillon, Volontaires du Haut-Rhin

1796: 80e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

13e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (1er Bat 7e Regt d'Inf, 5e and 6e Bat Vol de la Gironde)
2e and 3e Bataillon Demi-Brigade du Jura and d'Herault
Detachment of the 3e Bataillon, Volontaires de Vacluse
Detachment of the 19e Demi-Brigade de Bataille

1803: Incorporated into the 34e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Fitte de Soucy (Francois-Louis) - Colonel
1792: Caldagues (Pierre-Raymond) - Colonel
1792: De la Chapelette (Albert-Auguste Le Ris) - Colonel
1793: Lasalle-Cezeau (Francois) - Colonel
1793: Roux du Rognon (Claude-Francois) - Colonel
1794: Mercier (Jean-Pierre-Portschy) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Delegorgue (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1798: Dejean (Jean-Antoine) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Lasalle-Cezeau, (Francois)

Born: 29 October 1741
Chef-de-Brigade: 9 May 1793
General-de-Brigade : 25 June 1793
Died: 4 August 1823

Mercier, (Jean-Pierre-Portschy)

Born: 21 June 1749
Chef-de-Brigade: 2 May 1794
General-de-Brigade : 17 February 17 February 1797
Died: 26 April 1827

Dejean, (Jean-Antoine)

Born: 25 November 1765
Chef-de-Brigade: 14 August 1793 (13e Demi-Brigade de Bataille )
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 May 1796 (11e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
Chef-de-Brigade: 11 July 1798 (80e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
General-de-Brigade : 19 October 1804
Died: 6 November 1848    

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 80e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 80e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Lille
1793: Peyrestortes, Sarre, La Montagne de Louis XIV, La Croix desBouquets, and Urrugne
1794: Le Boulou, Bellegarde, Fleurus, and La Montagne-Noire
1795: Siege de Roses
1796: Nivelles
1798: Malte
1799: La Trebbia, Novi, Lesegno, Fossano, and Fenestrelles
1801: La Rocca-d'Anfo and Trente

Battle Honours

Same as 34e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

 

Bibliography 

Bertemet, Capitaine. Historique du 57e Regiment d'Infanterie Paris; 1901.

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

Clerc, Capt. Historique du 79e Regiment d'Infanterie Paris; 1896    

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.

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.
 
           


Placed on the Napoleon Series: October 2001
 

 

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