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French Order-of-Battle during the Golymin and Pultusk Campaign: 6th Corps (30 November 1806)

French Order-of-Battle during the Golymin and Pultusk Campaign: 6th Corps (30 November 1806)

By Greg Gorsuch

 

Situation sommaire au 30 novembre.

1re Division, Gal Marchand.

Présents.

Détachés.

Gaux Ligier-Belair, Roguet.

Offic.

Troupe.

Chevaux.

Officiers.

Troupe.

Chevaux.

6e léger, Cel Laplane  bataillons.

62

1,861

39e de ligne, Cel Maucune  2 bataillons.

53

1,510

             

69e de ligne,   Cel Brun     2  bataillons.

48

1,411

76e de ligne,   Cel Lajonquière  2 bataillons.

69

2,216

             

2e Division, Gal Gardanne.

           

Gaux Marcognet, Labassé.

                         

25e léger, Cel Morel  3 bataillons.

— — —

             

27e de ligne, Cel Bardet  2 bataillons.

52 1,457 — — — —              

50e de ligne, Cel Lamartinière  2 bataillons.

54 1,482 — — — —              

59e de ligne, Cel Dalton   2 bataillons.

— — — — — —                     Selle.             161             Trait.      

Artillerie et Génie

23 1,106 1,087 — — —               Cavalerie Légère, Gal Colbert.                          

3e de hussards, Cel Laferrière

12 129 474 6 301 380

10e de chasseurs, Cel Subervie

20 317 490 3 163 180   32 446 964 9 464 560

 

6e Corps d’Armée. — Maréchal Ney.

Chef d’état-major : Gal Dutaillis.

Detachments which could have joined in time to take part in the operations of the December Campaign.

The 6th Light, depot at Landau, had a detachment in the battalion of light infantry, which left Strasbourg on September 28 and crossed at Leipzig on October 24. 

The 39th Line, depot at Landau, was to have a detachment in the 3rd battalion of infantry that left Strasbourg on September 28.  I could not however affirm this.  A detachment of 10 men of this regiment crossed at Mainz on October 7, probably embarked on a boat that went down to Mainz instead of stopping in Mannheim. 

The 69th, depot in Luxembourg, received with its journey to Berlin a detachment which crossed the Rhine at Mainz on October 9 with a strength of 107 men, and had only 99 men present for the review of the Emperor on October 31.

The 76th, depot at Landau, were to have a detachment in the 3rd battalion of infantry that left Strasbourg on September 26.  I could not however affirm it any more than for the 39th. 

The 25th Light, depot at Verdun, received with its journey to Berlin a detachment which crossed the Rhine at Mainz on October 9 with a strength of  278 men, and had 274 men present for the review of the Emperor on October 31. 

A detachment of 1 officer and 10 men of the 27th Line, depot in Mainz, started from this place on November 3; a second detachment of 1 officer and 100 men left on November 9. 

The 50th, depot with the reserve corps in Boulogne, had in the second column coming from Boulogne and leaving Mainz on October 10, a detachment of 314 men which passed in review for the Emperor on October 31 and awaited the arrival of the 6th Corps at Spandau.

The 59th, depot in Luxembourg, received with its journey to Berlin a detachment which crossed the Rhine at Mainz on October 9 with a strength of 107 men, and had 103 men present at the review by the Emperor on October 31.

The 3rd Hussars received a detachment of 21 mounted hussars, coming from its depot at Hasselt, which crossed the Rhine at Mainz on October 7.

The 10th Chasseurs received in the same way a detachment of 49 mounted chasseurs, coming from its depot at Masseyck, which crossed the Rhine at Mainz on October 9 and appeared for the review of the Emperor on October 31.

The depot of the 6th Corps was in Spandau.  Order of the Army of November 4, 1806.

Source:

Foucart, P. Campagne de Pologne: Novembre-décembre 1806-Janvier 1807. Paris: Libraire Militaire Berger-Levralt & Co.; 1882.

 

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