Origin and History
The regiment was raised in 1704 for Colonel von Hanstein.
During the War of the Spanish Succession, the regimental Chefs were:
- from 1704: Colonel R. von Hanstein
- from 1706: Colonel Prince J.A. von Sachsen-Anhalt
- from 1713 to 1735: Colonel E.H. von Diemar
In 1788, the regiment was incorporated in a dragoon regiment.
Service during the War
In 1704, the regiment counted six companies.
Witzel, Rudolf: Hessen Kassels Regimenter in der Allierten Armee 1762, bearb. u. hrsg. von Ingo Kroll, Norderstedt 2007, pp. 182-183