четверг, 10 мая 2012 г.

Bavarian Prinz Philipp Karabiniers, Feb 1705 (creation of the regiment)

Karabinier vom Regiment Prinsz Philipp 1704-1710
by A. Hoffman
(Taken from Nec Plurubus Impar site)
Remnant of the Bavarian cavalry survived after defeat at the Bleinheim were combined in Autumn 1704 near Mons into a single regiment called Prinz Philipp Karabiniers. It consisted of 6 coys, 64 men each (see details below). First regimental commander was obrist Jean Baptiste Josephe Bouset de Montauban, a Frenchman on Bavarian service. Previously he was a Rittmeister in Bavarian Karabiniers a cheval & Arco Kurassierregiment. By 23 February 1705 the regiment was of 344 men & 320 horses. 

Etat des Prinz Philipp Karabiniers-Regiment zu Pferd, 23 Feb 1705 
Source: Darstellungen aus der bayerischen Kriegs- und Heeresgeschichte. Heft 1. Munchen. 1892. S. 21-22


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