Jacques-Antoine de Chambarlhac de Laubespin
|Jacques-Antoine de Chambarlhac de Laubespin|
2 August 1754|
Les Estables, France
|Died||23 February 1826
|Buried at||Ablon-sur-Seine, France|
|Allegiance|| French First Republic,
First French Empire
|Years of service||1770-1815|
|Rank||General of Division|
|Awards||Légion d'honneur (Commander)
Order of Saint Louis (Knight)
Baron of the Empire
|Other work||Mayor of Ablon-sur-Seine|
Before the French Revolution
On May 1, 1769 at age 15, he took part in the régiment d'Auvergne, on March 26, 1770, he became sub-lieutennant, four years later he abandoned the service on January 1 and returned in 1791.
French Revolutionary Wars
He commanded the 1st Volunteer Battalion of Haute-Loire on June 21, 1792. He participated with the armée des Alpes in 1792 commanded by Kellermann. On Prairial, year II (1795), he was chief of the 117th semi-brigade of the first formation. Later on 26 ventose, year IV, he was the brigadier chief of the 75th semi-brigade of the second formation.
In year IV, as colonel, he fought with General Bonaparte in 1796-97. He fought in battle of Arcole in Italy, he later participated in the Siege of Kehl and returned to Italy in 1799 in the battle of Verona and served with Schérer.
During the Consular Government, he visited to Vendée against the Chouans. On a latter addressed to the first Consul on 8 pluviôse, Lefebvre comannded as leader of the 15th and 17th military divisions.
He took part in the Battle of Marengo with the corps of General Victor. On year X (1800-1801), he was commander of the Fortress of Mayence and later the 13th military division. On year XII (1802), the first consul nominated on 19 frimaire a member of the Legion of Honour and on 25 prarial, commander of the Order and elector of the Haute-Loire department.
First French Empire
He was created Baron of the Empire on August 30, 1811. In early 1813, he was commander at Brussels, the general formed a special corps for all the armies, and rejoin the army in Saxony It would signal with additional occasions. After the Fall of Paris, in 1814 he was submitted to the French Provisional Government of 1814 and Louis XVIII nominated him the Knight of the Order of Saint Louis on August 21, 1814 and mayor of the village of Ablon (now known as Ablon-sur-Seine).
After the second Bourbon Restoration, he no longer continued with the public functions. He died in Paris on 3 February 1826.
- Baron de l'Aubépin and Mont Mézenc, les Estables, Freycenet-la-Tour, Laussonne (Ancien Régime)
- Baron de Laubespin and the Empire (letters patent of August 30, 1811)
- Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour)"
- Legionnaire (19 frimaire, year XII)
- Commander of the Legion of Honour (25 prairial, year XII)
- Royal and Military Order of Saint Louis:
- Knight (August 21, 1814)
- A. Lievyns, Jean Maurice Verdot, Pierre Bégat, Fastes de la Légion d'honneur : biographie de tous les décorés accompagnée de l'histoire législative et réglementaire de l'ordre, Volume 3, Bureau de l'administration, 1844 (online book)