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

Part VII: 61e - 70e Regiments

By Tony Broughton, FINS

61e Regiment de Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1669: Created ����������
1671: �Regiment de Vermandois
1791: �61e Regiment d'Infanterie
1793: �61e Demi-Brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

�������� 1er Bataillon 31e Regiment d'Infanterie
�������� 1er Bataillon Volontaires du Morbihan
�������� 8e Bataillon Volontaires de la Manche

�������� 1796: �� 61e Demi-Brigade de Infanterie (formed from the following)

24e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat, 12e Regt d'Inf, 3e Bat Vol de la Somme, 10e Bat Vol des Reserve and Bat Vol de Requisition de St Omer)
138e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat, 74e Regt d'Inf, 5e Bat Vol des Vosages and 2e Bat Vol de la Vienne)

1803: 61e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Thezan (Jean-Francois-Berenger de) - Colonel
1792: Bazelaire ( Jean-Joseph-Christophe de) - Colonel
1792: Chartogne (Claude-Louis de)- Colonel
1792: Alcher (Etienne) - Colonel
1794: Camus (Louis) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Posser (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1797: Barjonnet (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1797: Conroux (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Dorsenne (Jean-Marie-Pierre-Francois Lepaige) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1805: Nicolas (Jean) - Colonel
1806: Faure (Jean-Charles) - Colonel
1807: Bouge (Charles) - Colonel
1813: Pailhes (Antoine) - Colonel
1813: Ricard (Jacques) - Colonel
1814: Bouge (Charles) - Colonel

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

Chartongne, (Claude-Louis de)

Born: 4 January 1742
Colonel: 23 March 1792
General-de-Brigade: 30 May 1793
Died: 4 March 1819

Camus, (Louis)

Born: 16 March 1760
Chef-de-Brigade: 10 May 1794 (61e Demi-Brigade de bataille)
Chef-de-Brigade: 7 September 1796 (76e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
Chef-de-Brigade: 4 May 1799 (20e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
Chef-de-Brigade: 29 August 1799 (53e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
General-de-Brigade: 1 February 1805
Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 6 April 1813 (while being held prisoner by the Russians)

Dorsenne, (Jean-Marie-Pierre-Francois Lepaige)

Born: 30 April 1773
Chef-de-Brigade: 23 May 1800
General-de-Brigade: 25 December 1805
General-de-Division: 5 June 1809
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 30 June 1811
Count of the Empire: 10 March 1808
Died: 24 July 1812

Nicolas, (Jean)

Born: 8 December 1765
Colonel: 20 August 1805
General-de-Brigade: 23 October 1806
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 4 January 1806
Died: 10 September 1833

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 61e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Chef-de-Brigade Dorsenne: Wounded 13 March 1801
Colonel Nicolas: Wounded 14 October 1806
Colonel Faure: Died of wounds 8 February 1807
Colonel Ricard: Wounded 17 February 1814

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 61e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-four
Officers died of wounds: Nineteen
Officers wounded: One hundred and forty-two

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1793: Sospello, Font de Loda, Belvedere, and Formail
1794: Saint-Florent
1796: Forschwind and Poppberg
1797: Valvasone and Tagliamento
1798: Chebreiss, Pyramides, Sediman, and Samahoud
1799: Aboukir
1800: Heliopolis, Cairo, Nicopolis, and Canope
1805: Dachau, Muhldorf, Lambach, and Austerlitz
1806: Auerstadt
1807: Eylau, Ostrelenka, and Guttstadt
1809: Ratisbonne, Abensberg, Landshut, Essling, and Wagram
1812: Mohilew, Viasma, and La Moskowa
1813: Hambourg
1814: Willemsbourg
1815: Ligny and Waterloo

Battle Honours

Heliopolis 1800 and Wagram 1809

62e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1667: Created
1791: 62e Regiment d'Infanterie
1796: 62e Demi-Brigade de Infanterie de ligne (formed from the folowing)

95e Demi-Brigade de bataille (1er Bat 48e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol de la Creuse and 8e Bat Vol de la Haute-Saone)
140e Demi-Brigade de bataile (2e Bat 75e Regt d'Inf, 3e Bat Vol du Doubs and 11e Bat Vol du Jura)
3e Bataillon , 4e Demi-Brigade de bataille

1803: 62e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Meunier (Louis-Dominique de) - Colonel
1792: Ruttemberg (Ernest de) - Colonel
1793: Boisragon (Louis-Chealeau de) - Colonel
1796: Gudin (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1803: Petit, (Pierre-Joseph) - Colonel
1806: Bruny (Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel
1812: Regnault (Jean-Claude-Simon) - Colonel
1815: Ricard (Jacques) - Colonel

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

Meunier, (Louis-Dominique de)

Born: 17 December 1734
Colonel: 25 July 1791
General-de-Brigade: 7 September 1792
Died: ?

Ruttemberg, (Ernest de)

��������Born: 25 January 1748
��������Colonel: 26 October 1792
��������General-de-Brigade: 8 March 1793
��������Died: ? (defected to the enemy on the 16 March 1793)

�������� Bruny, (Jean-Baptiste)

�������� Born: 18 November 1769
�������� Colonel: 17 December 1804 (82e Regiment d'Infanterie)
�������� Colonel: 13 May 1806 (62e Regiment d'Infanterie)
�������� General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
�������� Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
�������� Died: 11 June 1846

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 62e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
 
�������� None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 62e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815
 
�������� Officers killed: Twenty-five
�������� Officers died of wounds: Sixteen
�������� Officers wounded: One hundred and twenty-two

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)
 
�������� 1792: Valmy
�������� 1793: Hondschoote and Mayennce
�������� 1796: Rastadt and Kehl
�������� 1799: Trebbia and Novi
�������� 1800: Genes
�������� 1805: Caldiero and Castel-Franco
�������� 1806: Gaete
�������� 1807: Capri
�������� 1809: Piave, Malborghetto, Raab, and Wagram
�������� 1810: Aida-Delponte
�������� 1811: Landrinel
�������� 1812: Arapiles and Logrono
�������� 1813: San Sebastien
�������� 1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, and Leipzig
�������� 1814: Brienne, Mincio, Laon, Meaux, and Paris
�������� 1815: Montbeliard

Battle Honours
 
�������� Wagram 1809 and Lutzen 1813


63e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History  

�������1667: Created (Swiss Regiment in French Army)
�������1791: 63e Regiment d'Infanterie (Swiss Regiment in French Army)
�������1792: Returned to Swiss sevice
�������1796: 63e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following

14e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat 7e Regt d'Inf, 1er and 2e Bat du Gard)
22e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat 11e Regt d'Inf, Bat Vol de Martigues and 2e Bat Vol de Marseilles)
51e Demi-Brigade de bataille (1er Bat 26e Regt d'Inf, 3e and 5e Bat Vol des Hautes-Alpes)
1er Bataillon, 66e Demi-Brigade de bataille

1803: 63e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1796: Charlot (Hugues) - Chef-de-Brigade
1797: Brenier-Montmorand (Antoine-Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Villaret (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1800: Lacuee (Marc-Antoine-Come-Damien-Jean-Chrisostome) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1807: Mouton-Duvernet (Regis-Barthelemy) - Colonel
1809: Meunier (Benoit) - Colonel
1813: Kail (Francois) - Colonel
1814: Laurede (Jean) - Colonel

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

Charlot, (Hugues)

Born: 10 June 1757
Chef-de-Brigade: 6 November 1796
General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1803
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 6 September 1811
Died: 18 December 1821

������� Brenier de Montmorand, (Antoine-Francois)

Born: 12 November 1767
Chef-de-Brigade: 1 September 1795 (14e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
Chef-de-Brigade: 1 January 1797 (63e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne)
General-de-Brigade: 15 June 1799
General-de-Division: 26 March 1811
Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 December 1813
Baron of the Empire: 12 February 1812
Died: 8 October 1832

Mouton-Duvernet, (Regis-Barthelemy)

Born: 3 March 1770
Colonel: 10 February 1807
General-de-Brigade: 21 July 1811
General-de-Division: 4 August 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 6 April 1812
Baron of the Empire: 29 June 1808
Died: 27 July 1815

Meunier, (Benoit)

�������� Born: 28 November 1768
�������� Colonel: 17 November 1808 (2e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere)
�������� Colonel: 22 July 1809 (31e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere)
�������� Colonel: 5 September 1809 (63e Regiment d'Infanterie)
�������� General-de-Brigade: 4 August 1813
�������� General-de-Division: 25 March 1815
�������� Died: 4 January 1848
 
Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 63e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Chef-de-Brigade Brenier de Montmorand: Wounded 4 April 1799 and 17 April 1799
Colonel Lacuee: Killed 8 February 1807
Colonel Meunier de Saint-Clair: Wounded 28 July 1813
Colonel Kail: Wounded 30 August 1813
Colonel Laurede: Died of wounds 16 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 63e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815
 
�������� Officers killed: Twenty-four
�������� Officers died of wounds: Eleven
�������� Officers wounded: One hundred and thirty-five

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)
 
�������� 1800: Genes
�������� 1806: Golymin
�������� 1807: Eylau and Friedland
�������� 1808: Espinosa
�������� 1809: Essling, Wagram, and Talavera-de-la-Reyna
�������� 1810: Santa-Maria-de-la-Nueva
�������� 1811: Chiclana, Fuentes de Onoro, and Albuhera
�������� 1813: Vitoria, Pampelune, Bidassoa, and Nivelle
�������� 1813: Stettin, Kulm, Hellendorf, and Leipzig
�������� 1815: Ligny

Battle Honours
 
�������� Genes 1800 and Friedland 1807

64e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

��������1672: Created (Swiss Regiment in French service)
��������1791: 64e Regiment d'Infanterie
��������1792: Disbanded
��������1796: 64e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

������� 8e and 15e Bataillon s Volontaires de la formation d'Orleans
�������� 1er, 2e and 4e Bataillon s Volontaires de la Loire-Inferieure
�������� 8e Bataillon Volontaires de la Seine-Inferieure
�������� 6e Bataillon Volontaires de la Charente-Inferieure
�������� 14e Bataillon Volontaires de la Charente
�������� 4e Bataillon Volontaires des Ardennes
�������� 4e Bataillon Volontaires de l'Orne
�������� 1er Bataillon Volontaires des Reserve
�������� 2e Bataillon Volontaires de la Reunion
�������� 1er Bataillon Volontaires des Amis de la Repuplique

��������1803: 64e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade
 
�������� 1796:� Rousselet (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
�������� 1797:� Charlot (Hugues) - Chef-de-Brigade
�������� 1803:� Nerin (Claude) - Colonel
�������� 1806:� Chauvel (Francois-Pierre-Alexandre) - Colonel
�������� 1809:� Baradin de Peschery (Henry-Martin) - Colonel
�������� 1810:� Vigent (Jean-Pierre) - Colonel
�������� 1811:� Aulard (Pierre) - Colonel
�������� 1814:� Dubalen (Raimond-Martin) - Colonel �����

Three of the above officers attained the rank of General
 
�������� Charlot, (Hugues)

�������� Born: 10 June 1757
�������� Chef-de-Brigade: 6 November 1796 (63e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
�������� Chef-de-Brigade: 22 October 1797 (64e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
�������� General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1803
�������� Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
�������� Baron of the Empire: 6 September 1811
�������� Died: 18 December 1821

Chauvel, (Francois-Pierre-Alexandre)

�������� Born: 22 December 1766
�������� Colonel: 24 December 1805
�������� General-de-Brigade: 10 March 1809
�������� Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 17 December 1809
�������� Baron of the Empire: 20 July 1808
�������� Died: 17 June 1838

Aulard, (Pierre)

�������� Born: 6 October 1763
�������� Colonel: 22 June 1811
�������� General-de-Brigade: 15 March 1814
�������� Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 10 August 1809
�������� Baron of the Empire: 11 June 1810
�������� Died: 18 June 1815


Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 64e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
 
�������� Colonel Nerin: Wounded 14 November 1805
�������� Colonel Baradin de Peschery: Died of wound 19 November 1809
�������� Colonel Vignet: Died of wounds 7 February 1811
�������� Colonel Dubalen: Died of wounds 16 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 64e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815
 
�������� Officers killed: Twenty-two
�������� Officers died of wounds: Twenty-nine
�������� Officers wounded: One hundred and twenty-nine

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)
 
�������� 1797: Saint-Georges, Mantoue, Gradisica, Verone, and La Croix-Blanche
�������� 1799: Fermo, Pescara, La Colonella, Isernia, Naples, and Trani
�������� 1805: Michelsberg, Ulm, and Austerlitz
�������� 1806: Saalfeld, Jena, Pultusk
�������� 1807: Ostrelenka and Friedland
�������� 1808: Saragosse
�������� 1809: Essling, Wagram, and Ocana
�������� 1810: Villa-Garcia and Badajoz
�������� 1811: Albuhera
�������� 1812: Badajoz and Mondragon
�������� 1813: Sarre
�������� 1813: Dresden
�������� 1814: Bescanon and Bayonne
�������� 1815: Ligny, Namur, and Dinant

Battle Honours

Mantoue 1797, Verone 1797, Austerlitz 1805, and Jena 1806

65e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History
 
��������1672: Created (Swiss Regiment in French sevice)
��������1791: 65e Regiment d'Infanterie
��������1792: Disbanded
��������1794: 65e Demi-Brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

�������� 1er Bataillon, 33e Regiment de Infanterie
�������� 3e Bataillon , Volontaires de la Gironde
�������� 1er Bataillon, Volontaires du Mont-Terrible

��������1799: 65e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

�������� Detachments from the 4e and 16e Regiments d'Infanterie
�������� Conscripts from the department du Calvados
�������� Conscripts from the departments de la Lys

��������1803: 65e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne �����������

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade
 
��������1794: Boutroue (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
��������1799: Senarens (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
��������1801: Goris (?) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
��������1804: Coutard (Louis-Francois) - Colonel
��������1811: Campi (Toussaint) - Colonel
��������1813: Monteyremar (Joseph-Gaspard) - Colonel

Two of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade
 
������� Coutard, (Louis-Francois)

�������� Born: 19 February 1769
�������� Chef-de-Brigade: 2 June 1800 (73e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
�������� Colonel: 5 October 1803 (65e Regiment d'Infanterie)
�������� General-de-Brigade: 6 August 1811
�������� Baron of the Empire: 21 December 1808
�������� Died: 22 March 1852

��������Campi, (Toussaint)

�������� Born: 31 October 1777
�������� Colonel: 26 May 1809 (26e Regiment d'Infanterie Legere)
�������� Colonel: 4 August 1811 (65e Regiment d'Infanterie)
�������� General-de-Brigade: 12 April 1812
�������� Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
�������� Died: 12 October 1832

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 65e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
 
�������� Colonel Campi: Wounded 22 July 1812
�������� Colonel Monteyremar: Wounded 27 August 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 65e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815
 
��������Officers killed: Twenty-two
��������Officers died of wounds: Eighteen
��������Officers wounded: Eighty-three
 
Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1794: Edesheim and Mayennce
1799: Bingheim, Heidelberg, Bretton, Bruchsal, Heidesheim, Popelau, and Erbach
1807: Straslund, Allenstein, and Heilsberg
1809: Ratisbonne, Essling, Wagram, and Flessingue
1810: Astorga, Sobral, and Rio-Mayor
1811: Fuentes-de-Onoro
1812: Arapiles
1813: Castro and Vitoria
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Dresden, and Leipzig
1814: Bayonne, Orthez, and Toulouse
1814: Paris
1815: Namur

Battle Honours
 
�������Straslund 1807 and Ratisbonne 1809

66e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History
 
�������1672: Created (Swiss Regiment in French service)
�������1791: 66e Regiment d'Infanterie
�������1792: Disbanded
�������1795: 66e Demi-Brigade de Bataille (formed from the following)

������ 2e Bataillon , 33e Regiment d'Infanterie
�������9e Bataillon , Volontaires du Doubs
�������4e Bataillon , Volontaires du Var

1796: 66e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

Demi-Brigade de Finistere (1er Bat Vol du Finistere, 1er and 3e Bat Vol de la Marne)

1803: 66e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade
 
��������1795: Patel (Phillipe-Joseph) - Chef-de-Brigade
��������1796: Sabatier (Just-Pasteur) - Chef-de-Brigade
��������1799: Saint-Raymond (Jean) - Chef-de-Brigade
��������1803: Cambriels (Dominique-Pierre) - Colonel
��������1808: Braun (Joseph) - Colonel
��������1809: Bechaud (Jean-Pierre) - Colonel
��������1809: Vatable (Louis-Francois) - Colonel
��������1813: Dupuy (Andre) - Colonel
��������1815: George(Joseph-Antoine-Marie) - Colonel

Three of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade
 
�������� Patel, (Phillipe-Joseph)

������� Born: 29 November 1741
������� Chef-de-Brigade: 2 January 1795
������� General-de-Brigade: 17 February 1797
������� Died: 4 July 1821

������� Sabatier, (Just-Pasteur)

������� Born: 22 July 1754
������� Chef-de-Brigade: 18 August 1794 (Demi-Brigade du Finistere)
������� Chef-de-Brigade: 11 April 1796 (66e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
������� General-de-Brigade: 29 August 1799
������� Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
������� Died: 5 October 1818

������� Bechaud, (Jean-Pierre)

��������Born: 17 February 1770
��������Colonel: 3 March 1809
��������General-de-Brigade: 28 January 1813
��������Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 21 August 1810
��������Chevalier of the Empire: 19 June 1813
��������Died: 27 February 1814

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 66e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Cambriels: Wounded 21 June 1809
Colonel Bechaud: Wounded 24 July 1810 and 27 September 1810

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 66e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty
Officers died of wounds: Three
Officers wounded: Ninety-three

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1795: Luxembourg
1796: Neckerau
1799: Mannheim and Alkmaer
1800: Offenbach
1802: Basse-Terre, Matouba, and Bel-Air
1808: Les Saintes, Saint-Martin, and Vimeiro
1809: Oporto and Cuidad-Rodrigo.
1810: Cuidad-Rodrigo, Busaco, and Torres-Vedras
1811: Redhina, Casalnovo, Foz-d'Arunce, and Fuentes-de-Onoro
1812: Arapiles and Tolosa
1813: Arlazon and Burgos
1813: Lutzen, Bautzen, Leipzig, and Hanau
1814: Laon, Athies, Reims, Fere-Champenoise, and Paris

Battle Honours
 
�������� Luxembourg 1795, Alkmaer 1799, Oporto 1809, and Fuentes-de-Onoro

67e Regiment d'infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

1672: Created
1791: 67e Regiment d'Infanterie
1795: 67e Demi-Brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

1er Bataillon, 34e Regiment d'Infanterie
2e Bataillon , Volontaires de Paris
11e Bataillon , Volontaires de la Manche

1796: 67e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

23e Demi-Brigade de bataille (1er Bat 12e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol du Pas-de-Calaise and 3e Bat Vol du Calvados)
2e Bataillon 175e Demi-Brigade
1er Bataillon Volontaires de l'Yonne

1803: 67e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791 Saint-Simon (Claude) - Colonel
11791: Regnaud (Marie-Alexis-Francois-Regis) - Colonel
1793: Ferrand de Roze (Pierre-Elizee) - Colonel
1795: Colomb (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Bontemps (Francois) - Chef-de-Brigade
1799: Chossat (Sebastien) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1808: Petit (Jean-Martin) - Colonel
1813: Woirol (Theophile) - Colonel
1813: Teulet (Raymond-Jean-Baptiste) - Colonel
1815: Desalons (Leonard) - Colonel

Two of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade
 
������� Bontemps, (Francois)

Born: 1 June 1753
Chef-de-Brigade: 12 March 1794 (175e Demi-Brigade de bataile)
Chef-de-Brigade: 5 May 1796 (67e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
General-de-Brigade: 20 April 1799
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 1809

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Petit, (Jean-Martin)

������� Born: 22 July 1772
������� Colonel: 3 March 1808
������� General-de-Brigade: 28 June 1813
������� Baron of the Empire: 15 August 1809
������� Died: 8 June 1856  

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 67e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Chef-de-Brigade Bontemps: Wounded 21 March 1799
Colonel Petit: Wounded 6 July 1809

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 67e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815
 
�������� Officers killed: Twenty-two
�������� Officers died of wounds: Ten
�������� Officers wounded: One hundred and twenty-four

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)
 
�������� 1793: Hondschoote
�������� 1796: Franconie
�������� 1797: Neuweid
�������� 1799: Ostrach, Stokach, Saint-Gothard, Constance, Crispalt and Schwitz
�������� 1800: Engen and Moeskirch
�������� 1805: Trafalgar
�������� 1807: Straslund
�������� 1808: Girone
�������� 1809: Essling and Wagram
�������� 1811: Liers
�������� 1813: Villafranca and Saint-Privat
�������� 1813: Lutzen and Bautzen
�������� 1814: Macon and Lyon
�������� 1815: Arly

Battle Honours
 
�������� Hondshoote 1793, Neuweid 1797, Wagram 1809, and Lutzen 1813

68e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

������� 1673: Created (Beauce)
��������1762: Regiment de Beauce
��������1791: 68e Regiment d'Infanterie
��������1793: 6e Demi-Brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

�������� 2e Bataillon , 34e Regiment d'Infanterie
�������� 2e Bataillon , Volontaires de Loir-et-Cher
�������� 13e Bataillon , Volontaires des Reserve

��������1796: 68e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

65e Demi-Brigade de bataille (1er Bat 33e Regt d'Inf, 3e Bat Vol de la Gironde and 1er Bat Vol du Mont-Terrible)
182e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat 103e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol des Cotes-du-Nord and 7e Bat Vol du Bas Rhin)
25e Bataillon Volontaires des Reserve
1er and 2e Bataillon s Demi-Brigade des Landes
6e Bataillon Volontaires de la Somme
10e Bataillon Volontaires de la Meurthe
3e Bataillon Volontaires de Maine-et-Loire

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Rochefontaine (Etienne-Nicolas-Marie de) - Colonel
1791: Montchoisy (Louis-Antoine-Choin de) - Colonel
1793: Seyssel de Beauretour (Anne-Joseph-Frederic) - Colonel
1793: Faure (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
11796: Boutroue (Jules-Alexandre Legere) - Chef-de-Brigade

One of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Division
 
��������Montchoisy, (Louis-Antoine-Choin de)

Born: 21 June 1747
Colonel: 23 November 1791
General-de-Brigade: 8 March 1793
General-de-Division: 15 April 1799
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 3 February 1813
Died: 14 June 1814

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 68e Regiment d'Infanterie

No Available information

There was no 68e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne during the Empire period
 
Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy and Jemmapes
1794: Tourcoing, Nimegue, and Fleurus
1795: La Wahl
1798: Tortone, Bassignano, Trebbia, San-Guiliano, and Novi
1800: Genes and Oneille
 

Battle Honours
 
��������Jemmapes 1792, Nimegue 1794, and La Wahl 1795

69e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

������ 1673: Created (Swiss Regiment in the service of France)
�������1791: 69e Regiment d'Infanterie
�������1792: Disbanded
�������1795: 69e Demi-Brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

������ 1er Bataillon, 35 Regiment d'Infanterie
�������1er Bataillon, Volontaires des Haute-Alpes
�������3e Bataillon , Volontaires de la Drone

1796: 69e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

19e Demi-Brigade de bataille (1er Bat 10e Regt d'Inf, 2e Bat Vol du Mont- Blanc and 3e Bat Vol des Basses-Alpes)
102e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat 51e Regt d'Inf, 3e and 6e Bat Vol du Var)
166e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat 91e Regt d'Inf, 5e and 9e Bat Vol du Var)
�2e Bataillon , 170e Demi-Brigade de bataille

1803: 69e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade
 
�������1796: Riondet (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
�������1796: Mesange (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
�������1797: Dalons (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
�������1797: Barthelemy (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
�������1800: Brun (Jean-Alexandre) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
�������1807: Frirjon (Joseph-Francois) - Colonel
�������1811: Guinand (Benoit-Antoine) - Colonel
�������1813: Herve (Christophe) - Colonel
�������1814: Monneret (Jean-Pierre) - Colonel
�������1815: Herve (Christophe) - Colonel
 
Two of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade

 
��������Brun, (Jean-Alexandre)

������� Born: 15 april 1761
��������Chef-de-Brigade: 3 June 1800
��������General-de-Brigade: 10 February 1807
��������Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 25 December 1805
��������Baron of the Empire: 4 June 1810
��������Died: 4 September 1826

��������Frirjon, (Joseph-Francois)

������� Born: 12 September 1771
��������Colonel: 10 February 1807
��������General-de-Brigade: 22 June 1811
��������Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 18 February 1808
��������Baron of the Empire: 26 October 1808
��������Died: 1 May 1849

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 69e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Frirjon: Wounded 14 June 1807 and 5 May 1811
Colonel Guinard: Killed 10 November 1813

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 69e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Thirty-nine
Officers died of wounds: Twenty-three
Officers wounded: One hundred and eighty-two

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)
 
��������1796: Saint-Michel, Mondovi, Castiglione, Mantoue, La Favorite, and Saint-Georges
��������1798: Malte, Alexandrie, and Aboukir
��������1805: Gunzbourg, Elchingen, Ulm, and Scharnitz
��������1806: Jena
��������1807: Guttstadt, Deppen, and Friedland
��������1809: Burgos, La Corogne, Essling, and Wagram
��������1810: Almeida and Busaco
��������1811: Fuentes-de-Onoro
��������1812: Arapiles
��������1813: Col de Maya, Lutzen, Wurschen, Dresde, Buntzlau, and Leipzig
��������1814: Bayonne, Orthez, Toulouse, Luxembourg
��������1815: Ligny and Paris
 
Battle Honours
 
��������Castiglione 1796, Aboukir 1799, Elchingen 1805, and Friedland 1807

70e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Regimental History

�������1674: Created
�������1691: Regiment de Medoc
�������1791: 70e Regiment d'Infanterie
�������1794: 70e Demi-Brigade de bataille (formed from the following)

������ 2e Bataillon , 35e Regiment d'Infanterie
�������1er Bataillon, Volontaires des Landes
�������1er Bataillon, Volontaires de l'Arche ������

1796: 70e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie de Ligne (formed from the following)

50e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat 25e Regt d'Inf, 5e Bat Vol de l'Oise and $e Bat Vol du Nord)
134e Demi-Brigade de bataille (2e Bat 72e Regt d'Inf, 3e and 4e Bat Vol des Basse-Pyrenees)
157e Demi-Brigade de bataille (1er Bat 87e Regt d'Inf, 13e Bat Vol des Vosages and 4e Bat Vol de Loir-et-Cher)
1er Bataillon 72e Demi-Brigade de bataille
1er Bataillon 73e Demi-Brigade de bataille
2e Bataillon 73e Regiment d'Infanterie
1er Bataillon 74e Regiment d'Infanterie
4e Bataillon Volontaires de l'Herault
5e Bataillon Volontaires de la Drodogne
4e Bataillon Volontaires du Calvados
5e Bataillon Volontaires de Lot-et-Garonne
3e Bataillon Volontaires de la Charente
12e Bataillon Volontaires de la Republique

1803: 70e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

�Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1791: Meunier (Hugues-Alexandre-Joseph) - Colonel
1792: Serurier (Jean-Mathieu-Philibert) - Colonel
1794: Dandigne (Pierre) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Chambarlhac (?) - Chef-de-Brigade
1796: Rouyer (Jean-Victor) - Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1809: Lavigne (Jacques) - Colonel
1811: Dumareix (Jean-Francois) - Colonel
1815: Maury (Jean-Pierre) - Colonel
1815: Uny (Jean-Francois) - Colonel
1815: Stoffel (Christophe-Antoine-Jacob) - Colonel

Three of the above officers attained the rank of General-de-Brigade and above and one Marechal d'Empire

Meunier, (Hugues)

Born: 16 December 1721
Colonel: 25 July 1791
General-de-Brigade: 22 July 1791
Died: 24 July 1792

Serurier, (Jean-Mathieu-Philibert)

������� Born: 8 December 1742
������� Colonel: 7 August 1792
������� General-de-Brigade: 25 June 1793
������� General-de-Division: 22 December 1794
������� Marechal d'Empire: 19 May 1804
������� Grand Eagle of the Legion d'Honneur: 2 February 1805
������� Count of the Empire: 3 June 1808
������� Died:21 December 1819

Rouyer, (Jean-Victor)

������� Born: 28 May 1756
��������Chef-de-Brigade: 9 November 1795 (157e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
��������Chef-de-Brigade: 6 November 1796 (70e Demi-Brigade d'Infanterie)
��������General-de-Brigade: 17 November 1808
��������Officer of the Legion d'Honneur: 14 June 1804
��������Died: 1 May 1818

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 70e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne

Colonel Rouyer: Wounded 17 August 1808
Colonel Lavigne: Wounded 27 September 1810
Colonel Dumareix: Wounded 22 July 1812
Colonel Maury: Killed 16 June 1815
Colonel Uny: Killed 18 June 1815

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 70e Regiment d'Infanterie during the period 1804-1815

Officers killed: Twenty seven
Officers died of wounds: Fifteen
Officers wounded: One hundred and forty

Regimental war record (Battles and Combats)
 
��������1792: Nice
��������1793: Puig-Oriel
��������1794: Montagne-Noire and Saorgio
��������1795: Melogno and Saint-Jacques
��������1796: Voltri, Montenotte, Dego, Fombio, and Mincio
��������1798: Expedition to Ireland
��������1799: Aubiers
��������1800: Turbigo and Marengo
��������1808: Rolicia, Vimeiro, and Saragosse
��������1809: Saragosse, La Corogne, Braga, and Oporto
��������1810: Puenta-d'Alconeta, Busaco, Torres-Vedras
��������1811: Sabugal
��������1812: Arapiles
��������1813: Cubiry, Lutzen, Bautzen and Leipzig
��������1814: La Rothiere, Laon, and Paris
��������1815: Ligny and Wavre

Battle Honours
 
�������� Montenotte 1796, Marengo 1800, and Oporto 1809

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