Choiseul Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 12 July 1702 by N. de Choiseul-Stainville.

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

  • from 12 July 1702: N. de Choiseul-Stainville
  • from 1703: N. de Choiseul-Fransières
  • from 1705 to 1714: N. de Murat

In 1714, the regiment was disbanded.

Service during the War

In 1703, the regiment joined the Army of Germany. In October and November, it took part in the Siege of Landau, where its colonel was killed.

In 1704, the regiment was placed in garrison in Breisach. It continued to assume garrison duty throughout the war.


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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, pp. 300-301