Deducting vacancies, sick and absent, the effective strength of the active army in 1906 was 540,563; of the gendarmerie and Garde Rpublicaine 24,512; of colonial troops in the colonies 58,568.
Paris Garde Rpublicaine,administrative and medical units.
Garde carefully explored and mapped the coast from Cape Farewell to Angmagssalik, in 66° N.
Garde explored in 1893 the interior of the inland ice between 61° and 62° N.
In 1816 it was definitely re-established and replaced under government patronage, remaining subject to the chancellor or garde-des-sceaux until 1857, when it was transferred to the control of the minister of public instruction.