Louvignies Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 14 May 1702 by Jean Meignard de Bernières de Louvignies.

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

  • from 14 May 1702: Jean Meignard de Bernières de Louvignies
  • from 16 April 1712 to 1714: N. de Siffredy

The regiment was disbanded in 1714.

Service during the War

In 1702, the regiment joined the Army of Flanders.

On 23 May 1706, the regiment took part in the Battle of Ramillies.

In 1707, the regiment was transferred to Spain and took part in the siege of Lérida.

In 1708, the regiment returned to France. On 11 July, it took part in the Battle of Oudenarde.

On 11 September 1709, the regiment took part in the Battle of Malplaquet.


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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