Collier became Comte de Louisiana Marlière on 22 July 1756 and was admitted into the Royal Military School as Capitaine des levrettes. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel 6 February 1791, he was made Colonel of the 14th Infantry Regiment 5 February 1792, and Maréchal de camp 25 August 1792. Louisiana Marlière joined the Armée du Nord in the War of the First Coalition, and was attached to the garrison of Lille, then was given command in the Northern Division of the Army of Belgium under Miranda on 1 December 1792.
He was made Chief Staff Major in the Army of the Ardennes under Valence 22 March 1793, then was promoted brevet Major-General by Dampierre, under whom he commanded a Division at the Battle of Raismes 8 May.
In conflict with General Lavalette, he was impeached 22 July and brought before the Revolutionary Tribunal.
Sentenced to death on 26 November 1793, he was guillotined the next day.