6th Royal Bavarian Jäger Battalion - 6. Königlich Bayerisches Jägerbataillon
In the war against Prussia in 1866 the fighters of the 8th Brigade (Major General Cella) / 4. Division (Lieutenant General Ritter von Hartmann) and fought on June 4, 1866 near Roßdorf and on July 10, 1866 near Kissingen.
During the Franco-German War , the battalion took part in the battles near Weißenburg and Wörth . It was involved in the Battle of Châtillon . From September 30, 1870, the battalion was integrated in the siege ring around Paris .
The battalion was assigned to the 17th Infantry Regiment on October 1, 1878 .
|Vorname, Name||Commander of up|
|Major Maximilian Rosner||1851 to 1854|
|Lieutenant Colonel Karl Graf von Spreti||1854 to 1859|
|Lieutenant Colonel Hippolyt von Klenze||1859 to 1863|
|Lieutenant Colonel Albert Freiherr von Guttenberg||1863 to 1870|
|Major Wilhelm Caries||1870 to 1876|
|Major Franz Popp||1876 to 1878|
- Günter Wegner: Germany's armies until 1918. Volume 10: Bavaria. Biblio Publishing House. Osnabrück 1984.