The Regiment

3eme Regiment d’Artillerie-a’-Pied de la ligne.

Regimental History

1720: Created 3e Batallion de Royal-Artillerie
1759: Brigade de Royal-Artillerie (took the name of its chef-de-Brigade)
1765: Regiment d’Artillerie de Besancon
1791: 3e Regiment d’Artillerie
1794: 3e Regiment d’Artillerie-a’-Pied

Colonels and Chefs-de-Brigade

1792: Sinceny (Jean-Baptiste-Marie Fayard de) Colonel
1792: de la Bayette de Galles (Charles Morand)-Colonel
1793: Boubers-Mazingan (Alexandre-Francois-Jacques de)-Chef-de-Brigade
1793: Bellencontre (?)- Chef-de-Brigade
1794: Lobreau (Jean-Baptiste)-Chef-de-Brigade and Colonel in 1803
1805: Bouchu (Francois-Louis)-Colonel
1811: Ricci (Guido-Joseph de Ritiis)-Colonel
1414: Schouller (Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas)-Colonel

Two of the above officers attained the rank of General-de Brigade

Boubers-Mazingan (Alexandre-Francois-Jacques de)

Born: 5 January 1744
Chef-de-Brigade: 5 August 1793
General-de-Brigade: 31 October 1793
Died: 18 March 1819

Bouchu (Francois-Louis)

Born: 13 November 1771
Colonel: 16 October 1805
General-de-Brigade: 19 May 1811
Chevalier of the Empire: 9 May 1811
Died: 31 October 1839

Colonels killed and wounded while commanding the 3e Regiment d’ Artillerie-a’-Pied

None

Officers killed and wounded while serving with the 3e Regiment d’-a’ Pied during the period 1804-1815

Officer killed: Sixteen
Officers died of wounds: Eight
Officers wounded: Forty two

Regimental War Record (Battles and Combats)

1792: Valmy and Jemmapes
1793: Valenciennes
1794: Fleurus and Nimegue
1795: Mayence
1800: Mantoue,Corfu,Ligurie and Marengo
1807: Eylau
1808: Vimeiro and Baylen
1809: Saragosse and Girone
1810: La Corona,Seville,Lerids and Tortose
1811: Tarragone
1812: Badajoz
1813: Salinas
1813: Lutzen,Bautzen,Dresden,Leipzig and Custrin
1814: Orthez and Toulouse
1814: Brienne,Montmirail and Paris

Battle Honours

Austerlitz 1805 and Saragosse 1809