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 Louis Lepic

Louis Lepic

Birth
Montpellier, Departement de l'Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Death 27 Jan 1827 (aged 61)
Andresy, Departement des Yvelines, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 7323 · View Source
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French General. He began his military career as an officer in the French Calvary Regiment de Lescure Dragons in May, 1781 and was a Major in the 2e Chasseurs-a-Cheval in January, 1791. By October 1792, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the 21e Chasseurs-a-Cheval as Chef d'Escadron and after his regiment served at Pastrengo in March 1799, he was promoted Colonel. From 1796 to 1805, served in French engagements at Austria, Prussia, Poland and was promoted General-de-Brigade, in 1807. During 1808, he commanded the detachments sent to Spain, where his regiments saw action during the insurrection of Madrid. He was made Commandant of the 21e Division Militaire at Bourges in November, 1814 and after Emperor Napoleon's defeat he was placed on the retirement list in September, 1815 and went to live out the rest of his life with his family at his home at Andresy Yvelines.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7323
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Lepic (20 Sep 1765–27 Jan 1827), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7323, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .