1701 – Operations in Germany – French OOB Tallard July

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Description

Tallard's French Army on the Moselle in July 1701.

Summary: 10 bns, 41 sqns

Commander-in-chief: Lieutenant-General Comte de Tallard

Infantry (10 bns)

Cavalry (35 sqns)

  • Villequier (2 sqns)
  • Noailles (2 sqns)
  • Bourgogne (2 sqns)
  • Brissac (2 sqns)
  • La Ferronaye (2 sqns)
  • Auvergne (2 sqns)
  • Villeroy (2 sqns)
  • Dauphin Étranger (3 sqns)
  • Bourbon (2 sqns)
  • Livry (2 sqns)
  • La Vallière (2 sqns)
  • Saint-Pouanges (2 sqns)
  • Imecourt (2 sqns)
  • Broglie (2 sqns)
  • Prince Camille (2 sqns)
  • Egmont (2 sqns)
  • Levy (2 sqns)

Dragoons (6 sqns)

At th end of July, the Maréchal de Villeroy assumed command on the Moselle. He added the following regiments to the army formerly commanded by Tallard:

Infantry (12 bns)

Cavalry (22 sqns)

  • Maison du Roi (13 sqns)
    • Gardes du Roi (8 sqns)
    • Gendarmes (1 sqn)
    • Chevau-légers (1 sqn)
    • Mousquetaires gris (1 sqn)
    • Mousquetaires noirs (1 sqn)
    • Grenadiers à cheval (1 sqn)
  • Royal (3 sqns)
  • Esclainvilliers (2 sqns)
  • Dourches (2 sqns)
  • Conflans (2 sqns)

Dragoons (6 sqns) newly raised regiments

  • Davaray (3 sqns)
  • Sainte-Hermine (3 sqns)

References

Vault, François Eugène de, and Pelet, and Pelet: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 1 pp. 647, 655