Jean Gabriel MARCHAND

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French Revolution & Empire, 19th Century

FrenchBorn Jean Gabriel MARCHAND

Company commander in the army of the First French Republic

Born on December 10, 1765 in L'Albenc, France , France

Died on November 12, 1851 in Saint-Ismier, France

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Born in L'Albenc in the province of Dauphiné, Marchand became a lawyer and practiced in Grenoble. He joined the French army in 1791, leading a company of scouts in an Isère volunteer battalion. In the French Revolutionary Wars, he served in Italy during the years 1792-1799. He fought first in Savoy, where he won notice, then at the Siege of Toulon in 1793. Marchand became a staff officer to General Jean-Baptiste Cervoni. At the Battle of Loano on 23 and 24 November 1795, he and Colonel Jean Lannes led 200 grenadiers against an enemy redoubt armed with six cannons. They successfully stormed the fortification and ejected the Hungarian grenadiers who defended it. For this exploit, his army commander Barthélemy Louis Joseph Schérer named him chef de bataillon (major).



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Born in L'Albenc in the province of Dauphiné, Marchand became a lawyer and practiced in Grenoble. He joined the French army in 1791, leading a company of scouts in an Isère volunteer battalion. In the French Revolutionary Wars, he served in Italy during the years 1792-1799. He fought first in Savoy, where he won notice, then at the Siege of Toulon in 1793. Marchand became a staff officer to General Jean-Baptiste Cervoni. At the Battle of Loano on 23 and 24 November 1795, he and Colonel Jean Lannes led 200 grenadiers against an enemy redoubt armed with six cannons. They successfully stormed the fortification and ejected the Hungarian grenadiers who defended it. For this exploit, his army commander Barthélemy Louis Joseph Schérer named him chef de bataillon (major).



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