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The Gatinois Regiment is a French infantry regiment created under the Ancien Regime in 1606 which also fought in the American War for Independence.

Its principal engagements during the American War for Independence were; the Siege of Savannah, the Siege of Pensacola, the Siege of Yorktown (for which it was awarded the title “Royal Auvergne” by King Louis XVI), and the Battle of the Saintes.

This regiment is currently recreated in Revolutionary War re-enactment circles. To read more about the Regiment de Gatinois and its history, and to see the people who bring this history alive, see:


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