XVI Gallica   Update 2016-11-24    
1 Real-Encyclopädie article Legio by Ritterling p.1760-1765      
History from 58 BC to 284 AD        
Date Action Legionary HQ Modern name Province Comment
49 BC raised by Caesar in Gaul        
30s or raised by Octavian before 31        
30 stationed in Gallia Comata     Gallia Comata  
16/14 stationed in Raetia     Raetia  
13-9 Drusus' German campaigns        
6-9 AD Pannonian revolt        
9 AD stationed in Germania Opidum Ubiorum Köln Germania Inferior  
14-16 stationed at Mogontiacum during Germanincus' wars Mogontiacum Mainz Germania Superior  
43 or 47 moved to Germania Inferior Novaesium Neuss Germania Inferior  
69 supported Vitellius with vexillation       2nd battle of Bedriacum
70 legion surrendered to Civilis' rebels        
70 disbanded by Vespasian and replaced by XVI Flavia