Saint-Simon Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 21 May 1702 by N. Chevalier de Saint-Simon.

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

  • from 21 May 1702: N. Chevalier de Saint-Simon
  • from 30 January 1705: Philippe-Auguste, Comte de Voluire
  • from 28 May 1708: N. d’Angennes
  • from 27 January 1711 to 1714: Chevalier de Varennes-Kergoson

The regiment was disbanded in 1714.

Service during the War

Throughout the war, the regiment served on the coasts of Bretagne.

Uniform

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Colours

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References

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. 299