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1 August 1802

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Les Italiens dans l'Armée napoléonienne: Des légions aux Armées de la République italienne et du Royaume d'Italie

Part V: Official Returns of the Republic of Italy Armed Forces: 1802

By Professor Francesco Frasca, Professeur à l'Université de Rome "La Sapienza"

 

Official Returns of the Republic of Italy Armed Forces: 1 August 1802

Found in the Archives Nationales AF * IV 1390 B

Italian Republic

Status of the Military Forces 1 August 1802 Year I (13 Thermidore Year X)

Infantry

Corps

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

General Staff

78

78

159

Various cities

I Line Demi-Brigade

62

974

1.036

14

14

Milano

II Line Demi-Brigade

62

1.100

1.162

12

12

Milano

III Line Demi-Brigade

64

848

912

12

12

Novara

IV Line Demi-Brigade

61

769

830

12

12

Modena

I Light Demi-Brigade

63

1.030

1.093

14

14

Modena

II Light Demi-Brigade

48

48

Various cities

V Line Demi-Brigade

56

56

Various cities

I Polish Demi-Brigade

89

2.515

2.604

17

17

Pavia

2 Polish Demi-Brigade

92

2.903

2.990

15

15

TOTAL

597

10.139

10.736

96

96

 

Cavalry

Unit

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

I Hussar Rgt

39

503

542

93

322

415

Novara

II Hussar Rgt

37

436

473

96

190

280

Milano

Chasseur Rgt

37

448

485

87

369

356

Milano

Polish Rgt

37

628

665

90

422

512

Total

150

2.015

2.165

360

1.203

1.563

 

Artillery

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Foot Artillery Rgt.

39

307

346

11

11

Mantova & Pavia

Horse Artillery Squadron

12

144

156

28

70

98

Milano

Director of Material

22

11

33

Milano

Workmen

4

77

81

Milano

Trains

5

145

150

10

57

67

Milano & Casalmagg.

Officers on ½ Pay

7

7

Casalmagg.

Total

89

684

773

65

127

192

 

Engineers

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Engineers

41

41

67

67

Various cities

Civilian Administrators of Fortifications

11

11

Various cities

Fortifications Guards

22

22

Various cities

Artisans

54

54

Mantova & Peschiera

Miners

43

43

Mantova & Verona

Sappers

19

445

464

3

3

Various Cities

Total

60

575

635

70

70

 

Other Units

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Government Guards

9

270

279

4

4

Milano

Invalids and Veterans

38

312

350

8

Milano

Civilian Administrators

11

11

13

13

Various cities

Retired Officers

238

238

Various cities

Depots

10

70

80

2

2

Polish Depot

1

53

54

Total

307

705

1.012

27

27

 

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Totals

1.281

14.118

15.399

777

1.330

2.107

 

The Chief of the First Division, the Minister of War

L. Mazzuchelli Trivulzio

 

Official Returns of the Republic of Italy Armed Forces: 1 September 1802

Found in the Archives Nationales AF IV * 1390

Italian Republic

Status of the Military Forces 1 September 1802

 

Infantry

Corps

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

General Staff

73

73

Various cities

I Line Demi-Brigade

62

955

1.017

Milano

II Line Demi-Brigade

62

1.116

1.178

Milano

III Line Demi-Brigade

64

834

998

Novara

IV Line Demi-Brigade

61

758

819

Modena

I Light Demi-Brigade

61

1.018

1.079

Modena

II Light Demi-Brigade

48

48

Various cities

V Line Demi-Brigade

56

56

Various cities

TOTAL

425

4.701

5.116

Cavalry

Unit

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

I Hussar Rgt

39

509

548

93

320

413

Novara

II Hussar Rgt

37

449

486

88

189

277

Milano

Chasseur Rgt

37

453

490

87

252

339

Milano

Total

113

1.411

1.324

268

761

1.029

 

Artillery

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Foot Artillery Rgt.

40

309

349

Mantova & Pavia

Horse Artillery Squadron

12

139

151

28

70

98

Milano

Director of Material

23

11

34

Milano

Workmen

4

78

82

Milano

Trains

5

144

149

10

55

65

Milano & Casalmagg.

Officers on ½ Pay

5

5

Total

89

681

770

38

125

165

 

Engineers

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Engineers

41

41

Various cities

Civilian Administrators of Fortifications

11

11

Various cities

Fortifications Guards

22

22

Various cities

Artisans

54

54

 Peschiera

Miners

43

43

Rocca d'Anfo

Sappers

19

438

457

Various Cities

Total

60

568

628

 

Other Units

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Government Guards

9

282

291

4

4

Milano

Invalids and Veterans

38

315

353

Milano

Civilian Administrators

8

8

Various cities

Retired Officers

163

163

Various cities

Depots

11

67

78

Total

229

664

893

 

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Totals of Italian Troops

979

8.025

9.004

306

866

1.192

 

Polish Troops

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Headquarters

5

0

5

I Demi-Brigade

88

2.512

2.600

Pavia

II Demi-Brigade

90

2.854

2.944

Reggio

Cavalry Rgt

40

585

625

96

421

517

Vigevano

Retired Officers

74

74

Various Cities

Depot

1

16

17

Milano

Total

298

5.967

6.263

96

421

517

 

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Total of All Troops

1.277

13.992

15.262

402

1.307

1.709

 

Official Returns of the Republic of Italy Armed Forces: 1 December 1802

Found in the Archives Nationales AF * IV 1390

Italian Republic

Status of the Military Forces 1 December 1802 Year 1

 

Infantry

Corps

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

General Staff

75

75

I Line Demi-Brigade

63

933

966

Pavia

II Line Demi-Brigade

62

1.110

1.172

Bologna

III Line Demi-Brigade

62

853

915

Novara

IV Line Demi-Brigade

61

703

764

Modena

I Light Demi-Brigade

61

982

1.043

Milano

II Light Demi-Brigade

49

49

Various cities

V Line Demi-Brigade

54

54

Various cities

TOTAL

412

4.581

4.993

 

Cavalry

Unit

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

I Hussar Rgt

38

506

544

52

310

362

Bologna

II Hussar Rgt

38

378

461

52

165

217

Vigevano

Chasseur Rgt

40

422

462

55

247

302

Milano

Total

116

1.306

1.422

159

722

881

 

Artillery

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Foot Artillery Rgt.

39

304

343

Mantova & Pavia

Horse Artillery Squadron

12

121

133

28

68

96

Milano

Workmen

4

81

85

Milano

Trains

5

141

146

10

53

63

Milano & Casalmagg.

Officers on ½ Pay

5

5

Total

93

661

754

38

121

159

 

Engineers

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Engineers

41

41

Various cities

Civilian Administrators of Fortifications

11

11

Various cities

Fortifications Guards

22

22

Various cities

Artisans

52

52

 Peschiera

Miners

43

43

Rocca d'Anfo

Sappers

20

428

448

Various Cities

Total

61

556

618

 

Other Units

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Government Guards

12

289

301

Milano

National Gendarmerie

48

381

429

50

50

100

Gallarate

Invalids and Veterans

41

389

439

Milano

Civilian Administrators

4

4

Various cities

Retired Officers

116

116

Various cities

Depots

5

21

26

Total

226

1.089

1.315

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Totals of Italian Troops

983

8.193

9.176

197

893

1.090

 

Polish Troops

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Headquarters

5

0

5

I Demi-Brigade

85

2.817

2.905

Milano

II Demi-Brigade

88

2.817

2.905

Milano, Modena, & Reggio

Cavalry Rgt

37

580

617

54

413

567

Milano

Retired Officers

a67

67

Various Cities

Depot

1

17

18

Milano

Total

285

5.842

6.125

54

413

467

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Total of All Troops

1.266

14.035

15.301

251

1.306

1,557

 

 

 

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: January 2001

Editor's Note: This article was first published in Etudes Napoleoniennes Vol. IV; 1988 and is used with the permission of the editor. 

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