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Commanding Officer: Feldmarschal Blücher

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French and Allied Forces

Battle of Vauchamps

14 February 1814

Prussian II Corps: Generalmajor von Kleist (total 13,500 men)

10th Brigade: Generalmajor von Pirch I

1/,2/,3/2nd West Prussian Infantry Regiment

1/,2/,3/7th Reserve Infantry Regiment (the 3/7th was

taken prisoner on 2/14/14)

1/,2/,3/,4/,5/8th Silesian Landwehr Cavalry Regiment

6pdr Foot Battery #8 (8-6pdrs)

11th Brigade: Generalmajor von Ziethen

1/,2/,Fus/1st Silesian Infantry Regiment

1/,2/,Fus/10th Reserve Infantry Regiment

Silesian Schützen Battalion (2 coys)

1/,2/,3/,4/1st Silesian Hussar Regiment

6pdr Foot Battery #9 (8-6pdrs)

12th Brigade: Generalmajor Prince August of Prussia

1/,2/,Fus/2nd Silesian Infantry Regiment

11th Reserve Infantry Regiment (2)

1/,2/,3/,4/7th Silesian Landwehr Cavalry Regiment

6pdr Foot Artillery Battery #2l (8-6pdrs)

Cavalry Brigade: Oberst von Hacke

1/,2/,3/,4/Silesian Cuirassier Regiment

1/,2/,3/,4/Silesian Uhlan Regiment

Horse Artillery Batteries #8 (8-6pdrs)

Brigade Brigade: Generalmajor von Roder

1/,2/,3/,4/East Prussian Cuirassier Regiment

1/,2/,3/,4/Brandenburg Cuirassier Regiment

Artillery: Oberst Braun

12pdr Foot Batteries #3 & #6 (8-12pdrs ea)

6pdr Foot Batteries #11 & #13 (8-6pdrs ea)

Horse Batteries #9 & #10 (8-6pdrs ea)

Howitzer Battery #1

X Corps: Generallieutenant Kapzevich (6,500 men)

8th Division: Generalmajor Urusov

Brigade: Colonel Schenschen

Archangle Infantry Regiment (2)

Schusselburg Infantry Regiment (2)

Old Ingremannland Infantry Regiment (2)

Brigade: Colonel Suthof

7th Jager Regiment (2)

37th Jager Regiment (1)

22nd Division: Generalmajor Turtschaninov

Brigade: Generalmajor Schapskoy

Olonetz Infantry Regiment (1)

Viatka Infantry Regiment (2)

Staroskol Infantry Regiment (1)

Brigade: Generalmajor Vassiltschikov

29th Jager Regiment (1)

45th Jager Regiment (1)

Artillery:


Position Battery #39

Light Batteries #3 & #56

IX Corps:

8th Division: Generalmajor Udom II

This corps was destroyed 2/9/14. The 1,500 survivors were

organized into 3-4 combined battalions and a single battery.

Its precise organization is unknown, and was quite temporary,

as it lost another 600 casualties and all its guns at the

end of this battle.

French Army

Commanding Officer: Emperor Napoleon I

Old Guard: Marshal Mortier 1

1st Old Guard Division: Général de division Friant

1st Brigade: Général de division Michel

1/,2/1st Chasseur à Pied Regiment

1/,2/2nd Chasseur à Pied Regiment

2nd Brigade: Général de division Cambronne

1/,2/1st Grenadier à Pied Regiment

1/,2/2nd Grenadier à Pied Regiment

Attached:

1/,2/,3/Guard Sapper Battalion

3/Guard Marine Battalion

Guard Engineering Train

2nd Old Guard Division: Général de division Michel (3,878)

1/,2/Flanquer-Chasseur Regiment

1/,2/Flanquer-Grenadier Regiment

Velites of Florence

Velites of Turin

1/,2/Fusilier-Chasseur Regiment

1/,2/Fusilier-Grenadier Regiment

Young Guard: Marshal Ney

1st Voltigeur Division: Général de division Meunier (4,133)

1st Voltigeur Regiment

2nd Voltigeur Regiment

3rd Voltigeur Regiment

4th Voltigeur Regiment

2nd Voltigeur Division: Général de division Decouz (2,840)

5th Voltigeur Regiment

6th Voltigeur Regiment

7th Voltigeur Regiment

8th Voltigeur Regiment

2nd Guard Cavalry: Général de division Lefebvre Desnouettes 2

1st Lancer Regiment

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The Guard infantry was not engaged significantly and served as a reserve.

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The strength of the two guard cavalry divisions was about 3,500 men.


Old Guard Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

Guard Dragoon Regiment

Grenadier à Cheval Regiment

Gendarmes d'élite

3rd Guard Cavalry Division: Général de division Laferrière

1st Brigade: Général de brigade Lyon

Chasseur a Cheval Regiment

Empress Dragoon Regiment

2nd Brigade: Général de brigade Letort

Grenadier a Cheval Regiment

Guard Artillery:

7 Foot Batteries

4 Horse Batteries

Train

Pontooneers

VI Corps: Marshal Marmont 3

3rd Division: Général de division Lagrange

1st Line Regiment

15th Line Regiment

16th Line Regiment

62nd Line Regiment

70th Line Regiment

121st Line Regiment

1st Marine Regiment

1/,2/,3/,4/2nd Marine Regiment

1/,2/,3/3rd Marine Regiment

1/,2/,3/4th Marine Regiment

3/23rd Line Regiment

1/,3/37th Line Regiment

8th Division: Général de division Ricard

2/2nd Légère Regiment

7/4th Légère Regiment

2/6th Légère Regiment

9th Légère Regiment

16th Légère Regiment

22nd Line Regiment

2/40th Line Regiment

2/50th Line Regiment

3/65th Line Regiment

1/136th Line Regiment

1/138th Line Regiment

1/142nd Line Regiment

1/144th Line Regiment

1/145th Line Regiment

Corps Artillery: (as of 2/15/14)

Det. 1/2nd Foot Artillery (0/10)

6/3rd Foot Artillery (2/32)

23/3rd Foot Artillery (2/6)

25/3rd Foot Artillery (2/14)

2/4th Foot Artillery (1/14)

11/4th Foot Artillery (2/36)

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The divisions of Ricard and Lagranges contained about 3,000 men.

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13/5th Foot Artillery (2/21)

14/5th Foot Artillery (2/29)

15/5th Foot Artillery (2/23)

l6/5th Foot Artillery (2/42)

27/5th Foot Artillery (2/20)

2/1st Horse Artillery (2/43)

7/3rd Horse Artillery (2/60)

8/5th Horse Artillery (2/47)

1/3rd (bis) Train Battalion (1/50)

1/4th Principal Train Battalion (1/40)

4/4th Principal Train Battalion (1/76)

2/8th (bis) Train Battalion (1/77)

1/9th (bis) Train Battalion (1/47)

5/9th (bis) Train Battalion (1/32)

2/12th Principal Train Battalion (1/12)

2nd Military Equippage Battalion (0/12)

Line Cavalry: Général de division Grouchy

I Cavalry Corps: Général de division Bordesolle 4

1st Light Cavalry Division: Général de division Merlin

1st Brigade: Général de brigade Wathier

6th Hussar Regiment

7th Hussar Regiment

8th Hussar Regiment

1st Chevauléger Regiment

3rd Chevauléger Regiment

5th Chevauléger Regiment

7th Chevauléger Regiment

8th Chevauléger Regiment

2nd Brigade: Général de brigade Guyon

1st Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

2nd Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

3rd Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

6th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

8th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

9th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

16th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

25th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

2nd Heavy Cavalry Division: Général de division

Bordesolle

1st Brigade: Général de brigade Thiry

2nd Cuirassier Regiment

3rd Cuirassier Regiment

6th Cuirassier Regiment

9th Cuirassier Regiment

11th Cuirassier Regiment

12th Cuirassier Regiment

2nd Brigade: Général de brigade Laville

4th Cuirassier Regiment

7th Cuirassier Regiment

14th Cuirassier Regiment

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The I and II Cavalry Corps contained about 3,600 men.


7th Dragoon Regiment

23rd Dragoon Regiment

28th Dragoon Regiment

30th Dragoon Regiment

Artillery: (strengths as of 2/15/14)

3/1st Horse Artillery (2/75)

1/6th Horse Artillery (Detached)

2/1st (bis) Train Battalion (1/74)

Det/8th (bis) Train Battalion (0/18)

II Cavalry Corps: Général de division St. Germaine

2nd Light Cavalry Division: Général de division Birkheim

3rd Brigade: Général de brigade Dommagnet

5th Hussar Regiment

9th Hussar Regiment

11th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

12th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

2nd Chevauléger Regiment

4th Chevauléger Regiment

4th Brigade: Général de brigade Jamin

10th Hussar Regiment

6th Chevauléger Regiment

7th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

20th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

23rd Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

24th Chasseur à Cheval Regiment

2nd Heavy Cavalry Division: Général de division

St. Germaine

3rd Brigade: Général de brigade Blancarde

1st Carabinier Regiment

2nd Carabinier Regiment

1st Cuirassier Regiment

4th Brigade: Général de brigade Sopranzy

5th Cuirassier Regiment

8th Cuirassier Regiment

10th Cuirassier Regiment

13th Cuirassier Regiment

Artillery:

2 Horse Batteries

7th Division: Général de divison Leval (4,500 men)

Brigade::Général de Pinoteau

10th Légère Infantry Regiment (1)

3rd Line Infantry Regiment (1)

45th Line Infantry Regiment (1)

Brigade::Général de Montfort

17th Légère Infantry Regiment (1)

101st Line Infantry Regiment (2)

105th Line Infantry Regiment (2)

Artillery:

2 Foot Batteries

1 Horse Battery

Clerc, Campagne de Marechal Soult dans les Pyrenees Occidentales en 1813-1814.

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French Army Archives, Château Vincennes, C2/555

Bogdanovich, M.I., Istorich Voin l8l4 Goda Vo Frantsiii Nizlozhenich Napoleona I, l865,

St. Petersburg.

Copyright GFN 1994.