Enonville Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 25 July 1702 by Pierre-René de Brisay, Comte d’Enonville.

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

  • from 25 July 1702: Pierre-René de Brisay, Comte d’Enonville
  • from 21 November 1703: Paul-Hippolyte Sanguin, Chevalier de Livry
  • from 17 September 1704: Charles-Gabriel de Castelmoron, Chevalier de Belzunce
  • August 1712 to 1714: N. Desmortiers de La Planche

The regiment was disbanded in 1714.

Service during the War

In 1703, the regiment served with the Army of the Rhine. In August and September, it took part in the Siege of Alt-Breisach. In October and November, it was at the Siege of Landau. On 15 November, it supposedly fought in the Combat of Speyerbach, but it is not mentioned the in the order of battle for this engagement.

In 1704, the regiment served with the Army of Bavaria. On 13 August, it was present at the disastrous Battle of Blenheim.

In 1705, the regiment was transferred to Flanders.

On 24 July 1712, the regiment was supposedly present at the Battle of Denain, but we found no trace of this unit in the order of battle.


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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. 305