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Colonels of Napoleon, 1804-1815 Annex I: Table by the Arms of Service: Chasseurs-à-Cheval Regiments Disbanded after the Campaign of 1814 in France

By Eman Vovsi

 

No.

Date of Creation

Colonels on Proclamation of the Empire 5/18/1804

Named colonels for the period 5/19/1804 – 4/06/1814

16[77] 3/17/1793 DUROSNEL (G.Br. 12/24/1805) MAUPONT de VANDEUL L. 1/13/1806 (G.Br. 8/06/1811), LHUILLIER de la SERRE 10/14/1811, de FOISSAC-LATOUR A. 2/26/1813 (G.Br. 3/15/1814), DUVIVIER 4/03/1814
19 6/10/1793 BRUE L. LEDUC 7/13/1808, MAULNOIR 7/22/1809, VINCENT 8/23/1811 (G.Br. 12/15/1813), de GROUCHY A. 12/15/1813
20 6/10/1793 MARIGNY CASTEX 10/20/1806 (G.Br. 7/21/1809), CAVROIS J.-B 8/10/1809 (G.Br. 12/4/1813), LELIEVRE de la GRANGE A. 11/23/1811, SOURD 1/01/1814
21 8/14/1793 BERRYER STEENHAUDT 1/29/1808, SOPRANSI 2/17/1812 (G.Br. 10/13/1813), DUCHASTEL de LAMARTINIERE 3/31/1812
22 11/20/1793 LATOUR-MAUBOURG (G.Br. 12/24/1805) de BORDESSOULE 12/27/1805 (G.Br. 6/25/1807), PIETON-PREMALE 6/25/1807, MICHEL dit DESFOSSES 8/28/1808
23 9/10/1793

D. SAINT- GERMAIN (G.Br. 2/01/1805)

BRUYERES 2/16/1805 (G.Br. 12/30/1806), LAMBERT 12/30/1806 (G.Br. 8/06/1811), de LANOUGAREDE 9/07/1811, de MARBOT 11/15/1812
24 3/14/1794

MAURIN A. (G.Br. 6/25/1807)

BRUNET-DENON 6/25/1807, AMEIL 6/12/1809 (G.Br. 11/21/1812), SCHNEIT 3/11/1813
25 11/03/1793 SOULT  P. (G.Br. 7/11/1807) CHRISTOPHE N. 3/22/1807 (G.Br. 3/25/1813), de FAUDOAS 3/26/1813
26 10/26/1801

DIGEON A. (G.Br. 3/31/1807)

VIAL 4/04/1807 (G.Br. 7/22/1813), MILLER 8/05/1813, ROBERT 2/05/1814
27 5/29/1808   d’ARENBERG[78], STRUB 2/08/1812, BRUNO de SAINT-GEORGES 12/16/1813
28 5/29/1808   LAROCHE 7/20/1811[79], COURTIER 6/16/1813
29 8/22/1810   MAUCOMLE 10/07/1810 (G.Br. 6/28/1813), DORNIER  8/13/1813
30[80] 2/03/1811   GOBRECHT 3/14/1811 (G.Br. 7/18/1813)
31 9/07/1811   DESMICHELS 12/11/1811

[77] The 16th Chasseurs was re-established during the Hundred Days by decree of 4/13/1815; it was composed of the Belgium’s volunteers and commanded by colonel UHLMANN, effective 4/25/1815.   

[78] d’ARENBERG was nominated colonel by decree of 9/30/1806, he was commanding officer of the Chevau-légers Belges, converted to the 27th Chasseurs Regiment.

[79] LAROCHE was commanding officer of the Toscans Dragoons, converted to the 28th Chasseurs; he become major commandant effective 4/28/1808

[80] By decree of 6/18/1811, this unit was transformed into the 9th Chevau-légers Regiment.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2013

 

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