Guines Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 3 September 1702 by N. de Guines.

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

  • from 3 September 1702: N. de Guines
  • from 24 May 1705: Jacques-Joseph Huet de Dampierre

The regiment was incorporated into La Gervasais Infanterie on 20 March 1714.

Service during the War

In 1703, the regiment served with the Army of Flanders.

In April and May 1710, the regiment took part in the unsuccessful defence of Douai.


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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