Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics


 

 

1 January 1803

1 June1803

1 December 1803

 


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

Part VI: Official Returns of the Republic of Italy Armed Forces: 1803

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

 

 

Found in the Archives Nationales AF * IV 13991

Status of the Military Forces 1 January 1803 Year II

Infantry

Corps

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

General Staff

75

75

I Line Demi-Brigade

63

931

994

Novara

II Line Demi-Brigade

61

1126

1187

Bologna

III Line Demi-Brigade

61

828

869

Pavia

IV Line Demi-Brigade

61

679

734

Modena & Reggio

I Light Demi-Brigade

62

986

1048

Milano

II Light Demi-Brigade

49

49

Various cities

V Line Demi-Brigade

54

54

Various cities

Total

411

4944

4955

 

Cavalry

Unit

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

I Hussar Rgt

39

488

527

54

309

363

Bologna

II Hussar Rgt

38

378

416

52

192

244

Vigevano

Chasseur Rgt

39

417

496

53

239

292

Milano

Total

116

1283

1399

159

440

898

 

Artillery

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Foot Artillery Rgt.

27

94

41

Mantova & Pavia

Horse Artillery Squadron

12

121

189

16

75

91

Milano

Director of Material

27

94

41

Milano

Workmen

4

82

86

Milano

Trains

5

139

145

10

54

64

Milano & Casalmagg.

Officers on ½ Pay

4

4

Total

91

654

745

26

129

155

 

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

53

53

Peschiera

Miners

43

43

Rocca d'Anfo

Sappers

20

422

442

Various Cities

Total

61

551

612

Other Units

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Government Guards

12

280

292

Milano

Invalids and Veterans

47

565

612

Milano

Civilian Administrators

4

4

Various cities

Retired Officers

118

118

Various cities

Depots

5

9

14

Total

287

1261

1488

Total of Italian Troops

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Total

981

8293

9274

185

1108

1199

Polish Troops

 

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Headquarters

5

5

Milano

1st Demi Brigade

86

2375

2461

Milano

Cavalry Regiment

36

569

605

53

397

450

Milano

Retired Officers

49

49

Various cities

Depots

1

16

17

Total

177

2954

3131

53

397

450

Total of All Forces

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Total

1158

11247

12405

238

1405

1643

 

Official Returns of the Republic of Italy Armed Forces: 1 June 1803

Found in the Archives Nationales AF IV * 1391

Italian Republic

Infantry

Corps

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

General Staff

72

72

Various cities

I Line Demi-Brigade

62

910

972

Army of Observation & Milano

II Line Demi-Brigade

61

1044

1115

Army of Observation & Modena

III Line Demi-Brigade

57

773

830

Army of Observation & Novara

IV Line Demi-Brigade

60

676

736

Army of Observation & Pavia

I Light Demi-Brigade

62

1.018

1080

Modena

II Light Demi-Brigade

49

59

Various cities

V Line Demi-Brigade

53

53

Forming at Modena

Italian Legion

91

91

Forming at Pizzeghettone Forte Urbano

Total

493

4937

4830

Cavalry

Unit

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

I Hussar Rgt

37

471

503

52

330

382

Modena

II Hussar Rgt

38

405

443

52

347

399

Milano

Chasseur Rgt

39

415

454

52

260

312

Vigevano

Total

114

1291

1405

156

937

1093

 

Artillery

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Foot Artillery Rgt.

39

252

291

Bologna, Mantova & Pavia

Horse Artillery Squadron

12

124

136

16

88

104

Milano

Director of Material

34

34

Milano

Workmen

4

85

89

Mantova e Piacenza

Trains

5

138

143

5

62

67

Milano & Casalmagg.

Officers on ½ Pay

5

5

Total

94

589

693

21

150

171

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

30

30

Various cities

Artisans

43

43

 Peschiera

Miners

45

45

Rocca d'Anfo

Sappers

20

402

422

Various Cities

Total

61

531

592

Other Units

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Government Guards

11

276

287

Milano

National Gendarmes

47

1218

1265

50

797

847

Invalids and Veterans

43

438

481

Milano

Civilian Administrators

4

4

Various cities

Retired Officers

58

58

Various cities

Medical

19

19

Total

182

1932

2114

50

797

847

Total of Italian Troops

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Total

1016

8690

9706

277

1884

2111

Polish Troops

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Headquarters

I Line Rgt

89

2281

2370

Cavalry Rgt

36

528

564

51

363

414

Retired Officers

17

17

Various Cities

Total

143

2809

2951

51

363

414

Total of All Troops

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Total

1158

11499

12657

278

2247

2525

 

Official Returns of the Republic of Italy Armed Forces: 1 December 1803

Found in the Archives Nationales AF * IV 1390

Italian Republic

 

Infantry

Corps

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

General Staff

52

52

I Line Demi-Brigade

62

1928

1990

France & 52 men in Novara

II Line Demi-Brigade

57

1640

1697

Milano & 683 men in Kingdom of Naples

III Line Demi-Brigade

57

1581

1638

Milano & 559 men in Kingdom of Naples

IV Line Demi-Brigade

61

1492

1553

Forlì & 416 men in Kingdom of Naples

V Line Demi-Brigade

61

1500

1561

Modena

I Light Demi-Brigade

59

1955

2014

France & 301 men at Novara

II Light Demi-Brigade

61

1627

1688

France & Depot at Como

Italian Legion

88

1437

1538

934 men at Elba; 591 men at Ferrara

Total

506

13160

13666

Cavalry

Unit

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

I Hussar Rgt

33

814

847

47

553

600

Kingdom of Naples & Vigevano

II Hussar Rgt

40

779

819

54

526

580

France & Vigevano

Chasseur Rgt

33

535

568

44

494

538

Milano

Total

106

2128

2234

145

1573

1718

Artillery

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Foot Artillery Rgt.

72

1159

1231

Pavia & 83 in Kingdom of Naples

Horse Artillery Squadron

12

149

161

16

205

216

France

Workmen

4

85

89

Mantova e Piacenza

Trains

14

246

260

11

205

216

Milano & Kingdom of Naples

Director of Materials

18

23

41

Various Cities

Total

94

589

693

21

150

171

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

30

30

Various cities

Artisans

97

97

 Peschiera

Miners

92

92

Rocca d'Anfo

Sappers

31

644

675

Mantova

Total

83

863

946

 

Other Units

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Presidential Guard

85

1219

1304

34

158

192

Various Cities

National Gendarmerie

41

1307

1348

62

774

836

Pavia

Invalids and Veterans

46

411

457

Milano

Total

87

1718

1805

62

774

836

Isolated Corps 

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Inspectors

7

Commisioners of War

16

Civilian Administrators: Italian

19

Civilian Administrators: Polish

2

Retired Officers: Italian

17

Retired Officers: Polish

14

Medical Officers

19

Total

94

Total of All Italian Troops

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Totals

1052

20969

22021

268

2860

3128

 

Polish Troops

Men

Horses

Unit

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

I Line Rgt

89

2251

2340

Cavalry Rgt

35

545

580

53

435

488

Total

124

2796

2920

53

435

488

Total of All Troops

Men

Horses

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Officers

Soldiers

Total

Location

Total

1270

23765

25035

321

3295

3616

 

 

 

 

 

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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