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Origin and History
The regiment was raised on 3 February 1706 by N. de Grignan.
During the War of the Spanish Succession, the regiment was commanded by:
- from 3 February 1706: N. de Grignan
- from 5 January 1707 to 29 August 1715: Joseph Duguast de Bellaffaire
On 29 August 1715, the regiment was incorporated into La Marine Infanterie.
Service during the War
In 1706, the regiment joined the Army of Spain.
On 25 April 1707, the regiment supposedly took part in the Battle of Almansa, however we found no trace of this unit in the order of battle. In September, it was at the siege of Lérida.
In 1708, the regiment served in the County of Nice.
From 1709 to 1712, the regiment served with the Army of Dauphiné.
In 1713, the regiment joined the Army of Catalonia.
In 1714, the regiment took part in the siege and capture of Barcelona.
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. 315