Blacons Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 7 May 1702 by Armand, Vicomte de Blacons.

During the War of the Spanish Succession, the regiment was commanded by

  • from 7 May 1702: Armand, Vicomte de Blacons
  • from 15 May 1705 to 12 November 1714: N. de Blacons (son of the former colonel)

On 12 November 1714, the regiment was incorporated in Auvergne Infanterie.

Service during the War

Throughout the war, the regiment served in Dauphiné.


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This article incorporates texts from the following books which are now in the public domain:

  • Susane, Louis: Histoire de l'ancienne infanterie française, J. Corréard, Paris, 1849-1856, Tome 8, p. 297