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redcoat06 Jan 2013 9:54 a.m. PST

How many was it? I seem to remember in excess of sixty. But does anyone remember the oft-quoted figure?

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Redcoat

Oliver Schmidt06 Jan 2013 9:59 a.m. PST

Here a list of the generals. I don't know how exact and complete it is:

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redcoat06 Jan 2013 10:01 a.m. PST

Thanks, OS. I think I've found an answer to my own question.

17 executed in 1793, 60 more in 1794:
link

If anyone has conflicting estimates I'd love to hear them.
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SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member06 Jan 2013 10:10 a.m. PST

Too many!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP06 Jan 2013 12:21 p.m. PST

Well, to be fair, the pre-revolutionary French Army did have a lot of them

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