Villenouvet Infanterie

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Origin and History

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

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

  • from 7 May 1702: N. de Villenouvet
  • from 19 January 1706: N. de La Fons
  • from 1710 to 1714: N. de Bourdeilles, Comte de Matha

In 1714, the regiment was disbanded.

Service during the War

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


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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. 295