Durfort-Boissière Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 1 January 1702 by N. de Durfort-Boissière.

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

  • from 1 January 1702: N. de Durfort-Boissière
  • from 13 May 1703 to 16 January 1714: Saturnin, Marquis de Durfort-Boissière (son of the previous colonel)

The regiment was disbanded on 16 January 1714.

Service during the War

In 1702, the regiment joined the Army of Italy.

In 1704, the regiment took part in the capture of Chambéry, Susa and Aosta.

On 16 August 1705, the regiment took part in the Battle of Cassano.

In 1706, the regiment took part in the Siege of Turin. On 8 September, it fought in the Battle of Castiglione.

From 1707 to 1713, the regiment served with the Army of 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. 291