3rd Berg Inf

Flag of the 3rd Regiment. Carried on a plain wooden stave topped by a gilt spear-shaped finial. Double gold cords and tassels were carried attached immediately below the finial. (Flag Source)

3rd Berg Inf 2

Flag of the 1st Battalion of the 3rd Regiment (1809-1813), Reg. number in the top corner and Batt. number in the bottom corner. (Same Flag Source)


 Allegiance Edit

A Line Infantry Regiment of the The Grand Duchy of Kleve Berg, a client state of the French Empire.

History Edit

  • October 1808 – Built up alongside the existing 1st and 2nd Regiments.
  • April 1809 – Unit ready for deployment in Germany with several added Prussian conscripts.
  • 17 April 1809 – Set of to Mainz with the Company of Horse Artillery as part of Kellerman's Reserve Corps in time to support King Jerome of Westphalia against Dornberg's rebellion.
  • October 1811 – Battalions from the existing 1st, 2nd and 3rd Regiments used to make a 4th.

Organisation Edit

  • 1808 – 3 battalions with 6 companies of 120 men.
  • 1809 – 2 battalions with 6 companies (1 Grenadier, 4 Fusilier and 1 Votigeur) of 120 men + 1 Depot-Kompagnie. About 1,530 men.

 Uniforms (Approx.) Edit

Company 1 (Gren) 2 (Fusil) 3 (Fusil) 4 (Fusil) 5 (Fusil) 6 (Volt)
Facings Sky Blue