La Tour-Maubourg Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 14 May 1702 by Jean-Hector de Fay, Marquis de La Tour-Maubourg.

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

  • from 14 May 1702: Jean-Hector de Fay, Marquis de La Tour-Maubourg
  • from 23 January 1707: François-Lazare Thomassin de Saint-Paul
  • from 27 July 1709 to 1714: N. de La Roque

The regiment was disbanded in 1714.

Service during the War

In 1702, the regiment joined the Army of the Rhine.

In August and September 1703, the regiment took part in the Siege of Alt-Breisach.

In 1704, the regiment was transferred to the Army of Flanders.

In 1705, the regiment served on the Moselle and in Flanders.

In 1706, the regiment was posted in the Lines of Bruxelles.


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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. 298