TITLE

Loewenstein's Chasseurs and Fusiliers, 1794-1797

AUTHOR(S)
Chartrand, René
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Military Collector & Historian;Fall2012, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses two military units raised by Prince Charles de Loewenstein in Germany and Austria during the French Revolutionary War. It examines a corps of chasseurs, or Jaegers, raised for the Dutch Republic who eventually fell into the pay of the British government and served in the West Indies, taking part in the capture of Trinidad in 1797. The author also comments on the unit known as Loewenstein's Fusiliers, or Fuziliers, who participated in an assault on San Juan, Puerto Rico.
ACCESSION #
82715837

 

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