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Jacques Louis François Delaistre de Tilly

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Allegiance  France
Name  Jacques Francois
Awards  Baron d\'Empire (1812)
Rank  General of Division
Service/branch  Cavalry

Jacques Louis Francois Delaistre de Tilly
Born  2 February 1749 Vernon, Eure, France (1749-02-02)
Died  10 January 1822 (1822-01-11) (aged 72) Paris, France
Battles/wars  French Revolutionary Wars Battle of Savenay (1793) Napoleonic Wars Battle of Haslach-Jungingen (1805) Battle of Elchingen (1805) Battle of Lubeck (1806) Battle of Vitoria (1813)

Jacques-Louis-François Delaistre de Tilly (2 February 1749, Vernon, Eure – 10 January 1822, Paris) became a general officer in the French army during the French Revolutionary Wars. He led a cavalry division in a number of battles during the Napoleonic Wars. His name is inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe.

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Service

  • 29 November 1792 : Colonel of the 6th Regiment of Dragoons
  • 21 April 1793 : General of Brigade
  • 2 December 1793 : General of Division
  • 23 December 1793 : Commanded troops at the Battle of Savenay
  • 5 May 1801 : Commander in chief of the Armée de l'Ouest
  • 11 October 1805 : Commanded the Cavalry Division of the VI Corps at the Battle of Haslach-Jungingen
  • 14 October 1805 : Commanded the Cavalry Division of the VI Corps at the Battle of Elchingen
  • 17 October 1806 : Commanded the Cavalry Division of the I Corps at the Battle of Schleiz
  • 17 October 1806 : Commanded the Cavalry Division of the I Corps at the Battle of Halle
  • 6 November 1806 : Commanded the Cavalry Division of the I Corps at the Battle of Lübeck
  • 25 January 1807 : Commanded the Cavalry Division of the I Corps at the Battle of Mohrungen
  • 21 June 1813 : Commanded the 2nd Cavalry Division of the Army of the South at the Battle of Vitoria
  • Decorations

  • 25 March 1809 : Chevalier d'Empire
  • 23 April 1812 : Baron d'Empire
  • Honours

  • TILLY is engraved on Column 4 of the Arc de Triomphe
  • Jacques Louis François Delaistre de Tilly httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu

    References

    Jacques Louis François Delaistre de Tilly Wikipedia


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