Gens d'armes zu Pferd

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on May 1 1760.

The regiment counted four squadrons.

During the Seven Years' War, the regiment was under the command of:

  • from May 1760: lieutenant-colonle Hartmann von Chumb-Neuburg
  • November 1760: major-general Karl Friedrich von Wöllwarth

On August 31 1765, the regiment was disbanded.

Service during the War

The regiment did not take part to the war.

Uniform

We don't have any valuable information about the uniform of the Gens d'armes zu Pferd regiment. The only thing we know is that this regiment was in fact a heavy cavalry regiment (like a Cuirassiers regiment) and, so, wore a cuirass or a breastplate.

Privates

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Colours

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References

Stadlinger, L., J. von, Geschichte des Württembergischen Kriegswesens – von der frühesten bis zur neuesten Zeit, Stuttgart, 1856

Zahn, Michael, Die Herzoglich Württembergische Armee im Siebenjährigen Krieg, Manuskript, Stuttgart: January 2008