Silly Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 7 May 1702 by N. de Silly.

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

  • from 7 May 1702: N. de Silly
  • from 1705 to 1714: N., Comte de Maillé

The regiment was disbanded in 1714.

Service during the War

Throughout the war, the regiment served in various garrisons in Flanders.


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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. 297