Lachau-Montauban Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 10 December 1702 by François-Hector de La Tour du Pin, Comte de Lachau-Montauban.

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

  • from 10 December 1702 to 22 May 1714: François-Hector de La Tour du Pin, Comte de Lachau-Montauban

The regiment was incorporated into Tallard Infanterie on 22 May 1714.

Service during the War

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

In 1705, the regiment took part in the defence of Haguenau.

In 1706, the regiment took part in Villars's offensive against the Lines of the Moder.

In 1707, the regiment took part in Villars's campaign in Germany.

In 1708, the regiment was transferred to Flanders.

In 1710, the regiment was stationed in the Lines of the Lauter.

In 1711, the regiment joined the Army of Flanders and took part in the combat of Arleux.


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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. 311