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

Part IX: 81e - 90e Regiments

By Tony Broughton, FINS

81e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1684: Created Regiment de Perigord
1775: Regiment la Marche-Prince
1776: Regiment de Conti
1791: 81e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 81e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

12e demi-briagde de bataille (2e Bat 6e Regt d'Inf, 9e , and  12e Bat Vol de la Manche)

1803: 81e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and  Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Mondion de Sassay (Francois-Joseph-Pierre de) - Colonel
1792: Des Perrieres (Adrien-Marie-Gabriel) - Colonel
1792: Maurand  du Puech (Pierre) - Colonel
1793: Montredon (Joseph-Charles de) - Colonel
1794: Roland  (Jacques) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Bonte (Michel-Louis-Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade , and  Colonel in 1803
1811: Terrier (Joseph) - Colonel

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

Desperrieres, (Adrien-Marie-Gabriel)

Born: 12 January 1763
Colonel: 16 May 1792
General-de-Brigade: 30 June 1793
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 13 May 1852

Maurand  du Puech, (Pierre)

Born: 1741
Colonel: 27 May 1792
General-de-Brigade: 1 October 1792
Died: ?
Roland  (Jacques)
Born: 20 June 1750
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 April 1794 (12e demi-brigade de bataille)
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 November 1796 (81e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 26 October 1793 (refused the promotion)
Died: 25 May 1810

Bonte, (Michel-Louis-Joseph)

Born: 27 July 1766
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 November 1796
Colonel: 1803
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 18 March 1809
Died: 6 March 1836

Colonels killed and  wounded while commanding the 81e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Terrier: Wounded 8 July 1813

Officers killed  and  wounded while serving with the 81e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Three
Officers died of wounds: Eleven
Officers wounded: Sixty-five

Regimental war record (Battles and  Combats)

1792: Famars  and  Valmy
1793: Nerwinden, Arlon, Bliescastel, Kaiserlautern, and  L, and au
1796: First expedition to Ireland
1798: Second expedition to Ireland
1800: Marengo
1805: Amstetten, Hollabrunn, and  Austerlitz
1806: Curzola and  Lezina
1807: Permoria
1809: Sacile, Wagram, Thesswitz, and  Znaim
1811: San-Gregorio
1812: Huesca
1813: Saragosse and  Monzon
1813: Dresde
1814: Orthez and Toulouse

Battle Honours           

Marengo 1800

82e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1684: Created
1791: 82e Regiment d'Infanterie
1799: 82e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

Detachments of the 58e Regiment d'Infanterie
Detachments of the 28e Regiment d'Infanterie Leger
Detachments of the 31e Gendarme division

1803: 82e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and  Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: de la Goutte (Pierre-Chapuis de Maubou) - Colonel
1792: Desfrancs (Jean-Claude) - Colonel
1799: Esnault (Claude) - Chef-de-Brigade
1801: Pinoteau (Pierre-Arm, and ) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Miquel (Pierre-, and re) - Colonel
1804: Bruny (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel
1806: Montfort (Jacques) - Colonel
1811: Geen (Joseph-Jacob van) - Colonel
1815: Matis (Jean-Francois de Sales) - Colonel

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

Pinoteau, (Pierre-Armand)

Born: 6 September 1769
Chef-de-Brigade: 15 June 1801
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1810
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 12 March 1814
Died: 24 March 1834

Miquel, (Pierre-Armand)

Born: 20 January 1762
Chef-de-Brigade: 18 July 1802
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 6 September 1811
Died: 5 March 1819

Bruny, (Jean-Baptiste)

Born: 18 November 1769
Colonel: 17 December 1804
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 11 June 1846

Montfort, (Jacques)

Born: 22 July 1770
Colonel: 26 March 1805
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 5 April 1814
Baron of the Empire: 14 August 1813
Died: 1 January 1824

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 82e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No Colonels killed or wounded

Officers killed  and  wounded while serving with the 82e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Nineteen
Officers died of wounds: Three
Officers wounded: One hundred

Regimental war record (Battles and  Combats)

1792: Capture of Spire, Mayence, and  Limbourg
1793: Mayence
1805: Martinique
1808: Vimeiro
1809: Martinique and  Saint-Domingo
1810: Almeida and  Buscao
1811: Fuentes d'Onoro
1812: Arapiles and  Tordesillas
1813: Bautzen and  Leipzig
1813: Vittoria and  Pampelune
1814: Bayonne
1815: Ligny, Auray, and  Neuf-Brisach

Battle Honours

Mayence 1793      

83e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1684: Created (Foix)
1791: 83e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 83e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 42e Regiment d'Infanterie
4e bataillon, Volontaires de la Drome
 2e bataillon, Volontaires de l'Isere

1776: 83e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

80e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 40e Regt d'Inf, 1er Bat Vol de la Haute-Saone , and  3e Bat Vol de Haute-Rhin)
2e bataillon 149e demi-brigade de bataille

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: de la Roche-Aymon (Guillaume-Marie) - Colonel
1792: Bouan (Jean-Baptiste-Francois) - Colonel
1792: Champollon (Gaspard-Adrien Bonet du Louvat de) - Colonel
1793: Balland  (Antoine) - Colonel
1794: Laissac (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1794: Marteau (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Bruno (Francois-Xavier) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Renaud (?) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Champollon, (Gaspard-Adrien Bonet du Louvat de)

Born: 15 January 1737
Colonel: 12 July 1792
General-de-Brigade: 26 March 1793
Died: 12 March 1810

Balland, (Antoine)

Born: 27bAugust 1757
Colonel: 8 March 1793
General-de-Brigade: 27 August 1793
General de Division: 13 September 1793
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 29 March 1805
Chevalier of the Empire: 13 April 1811
Died: 3 November 1821

Colonels killed and  wounded while commanding the 83e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No available information

There was no 83e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period
           
Regimental war record (Battles and  Combats)

1792: Valmy and  Jemmapes
1793: Hondschoote, Nerwinden, and  Wattignies
1794: Cosseria
1795: Corse
1796: Loano, Altenkirchen, Wetziar, Ukerath, Siegen, and  Sultzbach
1797: Mayence
1799: Ostrach and  Stockach
1800: Moeskirch and  Feldkirch

Battle Honours

Not Known

84e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1684: Created Regiment de Quercy
1776: Regiment Rohan-Sourbise
1787: Regiment Rohan
1791: 84e Regiment d'Infanterie
1794: 84e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 42e Regiment d'Infanterie
2e bataillon, Volontaires du Cantal
4e bataillon, Volontaires de Rhone-et-Loire

1796: 84e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

36e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 18e Regt d'Inf, 1er Bat Vol du Loiret and  5e Bat Vol de la Somme)
116e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 58e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol de la Moselle, and  1er Bat Vol de Lot-et-Garonne)

1803: 84e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and  Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Buonavita (Joseph de) - Colonel
1794: Briqueville (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1794: Lespinasse (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Quetard de la Porte (Jacques) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Sancey (Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: Charnotet (Jean-Baptiste) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: Sancey (Joseph) - Colonel
1808: Gambin (Jean-Hugues) - Colonel
1811: Pegot (Jean-Gaudens-Claude) - Colonel
1814: Wautier (Charles-Albert de) - Colonel
1815: Chevalier (Pierre-Andre-Remy) - Colonel

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

Charnotet, (Jean-Baptiste)

Born: 17 September 1761
Chef-de-Brigade: 13 January 1800 (89e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
Chef-de-Brigade: 24 September 1803
General-de-Brigade: 8 March 1807
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 20 August 1809
Died: 5 November 1843

Gambin, (Jean-Hugues)

Born: 15 May 1764
Colonel: 25 December 1807 (53e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne)
Colonel: 1 May 1808 (84e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 5 March 1811
Count of the Empire: 26 April 1809
Died: 18 May 1835

Pegot, (Jean-Gaudens-Claude)

Born: 6 June 1774
Colonel: 19 April 1811
General-de-Brigade: 1 January 1814
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 5 February 1813
Died: 1 April 1819

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 84e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No Colonels killed or wounded

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 84e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-six
Officers died of wounds: Ten
Officers wounded: One hundred and twenty-seven

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy
1794: Oneille
1795: Saint-Martin-de-Lantosca
1796: Borghetto, Mantua, Cerea, and  Bassano
1800: Engen, Moeskirch, and  Hochstedt
1805: Ulm and  Austerlitz
1809: Sacile, Prewald, Graetz, and  Wagram
1812: Ostrowo, Smolensk, La Moskowa, Malojaroslawetz, Krasnoe, and  La Beresina
1813: Feistritz, Laybach, Isonzo, and  Caldiero
1814: Verone, Mincio, and  Plaisance
1815: Waterloo

Battle Honours

Ulm 1805 and  Wagram 1809

85e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1690: Created (Swiss Regiment in the service of France)
1791: 85e Regiment d'Infanterie
1792: Disbanded
1794: 85e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 43e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er bataillon, Volontaires de la Haute-Marne
5e bataillon, Volontaires du Haut-Rhin

1796: 85e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

56e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 28e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol de l'Ariere, and  2e Bat Vol de l'Aveyron)
104e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 52e Regt d'Inf, 1er Bat Vol de la Nievre, and 1er Bat Vol de la Corse)
113e demi-brigade de bataille (1er Bat 57e Regt d'Inf, 6e Bat Vol des Landes, and  6e Bat Vol de Lot-et-Garonne)

1803: 85e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1794: Brouville (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1795: Ebeble (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1797: Davroux (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Viala (Sebastien) - Chef-de-Brigade and  Colonel in 1803
1806: Duppelin (Jean) - Colonel
1809: Piat (Jean-Pierre) - Colonel
1813: Coget (Louis-Francois) - Colonel
1814: Pignet (Pierre) - Colonel

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

Viala, (Sebastien)

Born: 17 March 1763
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 May 1799
General-de-Brigade: 23 October 1806
Officer of the Legion'Honneur: 15 June 1804
Chevalier of the Empire: 22 October 1810
Died: 11 February 1849

Duppelin, (Jean)

Born: 3 April 1771
Colonel: 20 October 1806
General-de-Brigade: 28 March 1809
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 21 September 1809
Baron of the Empire: 19 December 1809
Died: 25 January 1813

Piat, (Jean-Pierre)

Born: 6 June 1774
Chef-de-Brigade: 27 April 1801 (88e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
Colonel: 7 April 1809 (85e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 3 April 1813
Baron of the Empire: 16 December 1810
Died: 12 April 1862

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 85e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Viala: Wounded 14 October 1806
Colonel Duppelin: Wounded 26 December 1806
Colonel Coget: Died of wounds 6 November 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 85e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-seven
Officers died of wounds: Eighteen
Officers wounded: One hundred and  eleven

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)  

1795: Loano
1796: Mondovi, Borghetto, Lonato, Castiglione, Roveredo, and Rivoli
1797: Tramin and  Gorges
1798: Malte, Chebreiss, and  Les Pyramides
1799: El-Arish and  Saint-Jean-d'Acre
1800: Heliopolis
1805: Ulm and  Austerlitz
1806: Auerstadt, Custrin, Czarnovo, and  Pultusk
1807: Eylau and  Friedland
1809: Eckmuhl, Ratisbonne, and  Wagram
1812: Mohilew, La Moskowa, Wiasma, Smolensk, Krasnoe, and  Wilna
1813: Pirna, Kulm, and  Dresde
1814: Laon and Paris
1815: Waterloo

Battle Honours

Ulm 1805, Austerlitz 1805, Eylau 1807, Friedland 1807, Essling and Wagram 1809


86e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1689: Created (Swiss Regiment in the service of France)
1791: 86e Regiment d'Infanterie
1792: Disbanded
1794: 86e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 43e Regiment d'Infanterie
19e bataillon, Volontaires de Paris
3e bataillon, Volontaires du Pay-de-Dome

1796: 86e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the folowing)

1e, and  3e bataillons, 141e demi-brigade de bataille
142e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 77e Regt d'Inf, 4e Bat Vol de la Charente-Inferieure, and 3e Bat Vol de l'Orne)
1er bataillon, 41e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er, 8e, 13e, and 14e bataillons, Volontaires de Seine-et-Oise
2e bataillon, Volontaires de Saint-Pol
12e bataillon, Volontaires de la formmation d'Orleans

1803: 86e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1794: Potey (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Normand  (Guillaume-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade
1802: Lacroix (Mathieu) - Colonel
1811: Pelecier (Claude-Joseph) - Colonel

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

Lacroix, (Mathieu)

Born: 29 September 1761
Chef-de-Brigade: 29 March 1801 (4e demi-brigade d'Infanterie Legere)
Chef-de-Brigade: 8 July 1802
General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 30 August 1811
Died: 21 July 1822

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 86e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

No Colonels killed or wounded

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 86e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty-two
Officers died of wounds: Twelve
Officers wounded: Ninety-eight

Regimental war record (Battles and  Combats)

1795: Luxembourg
1798: Porto-Vecchio and  Fiumorbo
1808: Villa-Viciosa, Ecora, and  Vimeiro
1809: La Corogne and  Oporto
1810: Busaco
1811: Pombal and  Miranda-del-Corvo
1812: Arapiles and  Monasterio
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Leipzig, and Hanau
1813: Vittoria and  Pampelune
1814: Orthez
1814: Paris
1815: Ligny, Namur, and  Auray

Battle Honours

Not Known

87e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1690: Created
1791: 87e Regiment d'Infanterie
1795: 87e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 44e Regiment d'Infanterie
3e bataillon, Volontaires de la Cote-d'Or
2e bataillon, Volontaires du Loiret

1799: 87e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

Detachments from the 22e, 29e, 51e, 75e, and  94e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne
Compagnie de Carabiniers Volontaires du Premier Consul

Colonels and  Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Keating (Thomas) - Colonel
1795: Petitot (Pierre-Etienne) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Philippon (Armand) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Keating, (Thomas)

Born: January 1748
Colonel: 5 February 1792
General-de-Brigade: 16 April 1793
Died: ?

Petitot, (Pierre-Etienne)

Born: 12 February 1752
Chef-de-Brigade: 7 January 1795
General-de-Brigade: 19 June 1799
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 7 September 1807

Philippon, (Armand)

Born: 28 August 1761
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 November 1800
General-de-Brigade: 21 June 1810
General de Division: 9 July 1810
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 11 July 1810
Died: 4 May 1836

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

Chef-de-Brigade Petitot: Wounded 19 September 1795

There was no 87e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Antwerp and  Jemmapes
1793: Valenciennes
1795: Luxembourg, Dietz, and  Mayence
1799: Genola

Battle Honours

Not Known

88e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1690: Created Regiment de Clare
1698: Regiment de Berwick
1791: 88e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 88e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

112e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 56e Regt d'Inf, 4e Bat Vol de la 1er Requisition de Paris, 7e Bat Vol de Doubs, and  2e Bat Vol des Deux-Sevres)
3e bataillon, 173e demi-brigade de bataille

1803: 88e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and  Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: O'Connor (Charles-Alexis) - Colonel
1792: Harty (Olivier) - Colonel
1796: Conroux (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Morand  (Charles-Antoine-Louis-Alexis) - Chef de  Brigade
1801: Piat (Jean-Pierre) - Chef-de-Brigade
1801: Curial (Philibert-Jean-Baptiste-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade and  Colonel in 1803
1806: Veilande (Michel) - Colonel
1811: Letourneur (Francois-Joseph-Alex, and re) - Colonel
1815: Baillon (Jacques-Louis) - Colonel

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

Harty, (Olivier)

Born: 2 December 1746
Colonel: 13 December 1792
General-de-Brigade: 15 May 1793
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 30 June 1811
Died: 2 January 1823

Morand,  (Charles-Antoine-Louis-Alexis)

Born: 4 June 1771
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 July 1798
General-de-Brigade: 6 September 1800
General de Division: 24 December 1805
Count of the Empire: 24 June 1808
Died: 2 September 1835

Piat, (Jean-Pierre)

Born: 6 June 1774
Chef-de-Brigade: 27 April 1801
General-de-Brigade: 3 April 1813
Baron of the Empire: 16 December 1810
Died: 12 April 1862

Curial, (Philibert-Jean-Baptiste-Francois)

Born: 21 April 1774
Chef-de-Brigade: 23 September 1801 , and  Colonel in 1803
General-de-Brigade: 25 June 1807
General de Division: 5 June 1809
Baron of the Empire: 6 June 1808
Count of the Empire: 22 March 1814
Died: 30 May 1829        

Veilande, (Michel)

Born: 16 October 1767
Colonel: 16 May 1806
General-de-Brigade: 28 December 1810
Baron of the Empire: 17 March 1808
Died: 31 March 1845

Letourneur, (Francois-Joseph-Alexandre)

Born: 4 June 1767
Colonel: 17 February 1811
General-de-Brigade: 18 December 1813
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 21 July 1808
Died: ?           

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 88e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Curial: Wounded 21 March 1801 and  2 December 1805
Colonel Veiland: Wounded 19 November 1809
Colonel Letourneur: Wounded 16 May 1811

Officers killed and  wounded while serving with the 88e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Fifty-nine
Officers died of wounds: Twelve
Officers wounded: One hundred, and twenty-eight

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Nerwinden and  Wattignies
1796: Bendorf
1797: Tagliamento and  Trieste
1798: Les Pyramides, Sediman, and  Heliopolis
1805: Ulm, Hollabrun, and  Austerlitz
1806: Jena and Pultusk
1809: Ebersberg, Essling, and  Wagram
1809: Ocana
1810: Ronxillo, Gibralcon, Monasterio, and  Villa-Garcia
1811: Le Gerboa, Badajoz, and  Albuhera
1812: Badajoz
1813: Lutzen, Wurschen, and  Leipzig
1813: Vittoria and  Bayonne
1814: Laon and Paris
1815: Ligny and Wavre

Battle Honours

Ulm 1805, Austerlitz 1805, Essling and Wagram 1809

89e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1690: Created
1742: Regiment Royal-Suedois
1791: 89e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
1794: 89e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er bataillon, 45e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er bataillon, Volontaires de la Vendee
1er bataillon, Volontaires de la Meurthe

1796: 89e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

1er Bataillon 4e demi-brigade de bataille
54e demi-brigade de bataille (2e Bat 27e Regt d'Inf, 1er Bat Vol du Pays-de-Dome, and  1er Bat Vol de l'Indre
3e Bataillon Volontaires de la Mayenne
Various parts of other formations

1803: 1er Bataillon merged with 84e demi-brigade to form 84e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne.

Remainder were sent to West Indies and  upon their return the 89e Regiment was disbanded

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791: Furstenwoerther (Charles de) - Colonel
1793: Brusselles (Christophe-Joseph) - Colonel
1794: Doco (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Ruby (Sebastien) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Charnotet (Jean-Baptiste) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Brusselles, (Christophe-Joseph)

Born: 12 December 1727
Colonel: 1 January 1793
General-de-Brigade: 3 August 1794
Died: 19 April 1811

Ruby, (Sebastien)

Born: 25 March 1755
Chef-de-Brigade: 24 August 1796
General-de-Brigade: 23 March 1798
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died 1 March 1809

Charnotet, (Jean-Baptiste)

Born: 17 September 1761
Chef-de-Brigade: 13 January 1800
General-de-Brigade: 8 March 1807
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 20 August 1809
Died: 5 November 1843

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

Colonel Brusselles: Wounded 9 June 1793

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 88e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Three
Officers died of Wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Fourteen

Regimental war record (Battles and  Combats)

1792: Anvers and  Venloo
1793: Arlon, Tourcoing, Nerwinden, Pallenberg, Hondschoote, Wattignies, Courtrai, Maubeuge, and Avesnes
1794: Fleurus
1795: Luxembourg and Mannheim
1796: Kehl and Oberkamlach
1797: Huningue
1798: Soleure and Zurich
1799: Fontanamara
1800: Engen, Ampfingen, Landshut, and Hohenlinden
1805: Seybo
1809: Saint-Domingo

Upon its return to France the Regiment had ceased to exist the number 89e being removed from the army rolls in 1803.

Battle Honours

Hondschoote 1793 and Hohenlinden 1800

90e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1691: Created Regiment de Chartres
1791: 90e Regiment d'Infanterie
1795: 90e demi-brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

2e bataillon, 45e Regiment d'Infanterie
8e bataillon, Volontaires des Federes
4e bataillon, Volontaires du Nord

1798: 90e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

Detachments of the 89e, and 99e demi-brigades de bataille

Colonels and Chef-de-Brigade

1791:   Picot de Bazus (Etienne-Guillaume) - Colonel
1793:   Le Be (Etienne) - Colonel
1795:   Lambert (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1798:   Grillot (Remy) - Chef-de-Brigade

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

Picot de Bazus, (Etienne-Guillaume)

Born: 25 February 1742
Colonel:  15 September 1791
General-de-Brigade: 24 February 1793
Member of the Legion d'Honneur: 29 March 1805
Baron of the Empire: 19 June 1813
Died: 12 June 1817

Grillot, (Remy)

Born: 11 March 1766
Chef-de-Brigade: 19 June 1795 (16e demi-brigade de bataille)
Chef-de-Brigade: 21 December 1798 (90e demi-brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 2 July 1809
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
Died: 19 May 1813 (Of wounds recieved at the Battle of Leipzig)

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 90e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Chef-de-Brigade Grillot: Wounded 2 October 1799

There was no 90e Regiment d'Infanterie during the Empire period

Regimental war record (Battles and  Combats)

1792: Valmy
1793: Arlon
1794: Maubeuge, Tourcoing, and  Pont-a-Chin
1799: Bergen and Castricum

Battle Honours

Not Known

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