1757 - Allied counter-offensive in Hanover – Allied OOB November 30

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Description

By November 30, 1757, Ferdinand of Brunswick was at the head of the following Allied troops.

Summary (excluding detachments): 43 bns, 45 sqns, 6 Jäger coys, 100 hussars for a total of 39,800 men, including 13,700 horse.

Hanoverian Contingent

Infantry (23 bns)

Cavalry (33 sqns)

Light troops

Hessian Contingent

Infantry (12 bns)

Cavalry (12 sqns)

Brunswicker Contingent

Infantry (7 bns)

Schaumburg-Lippe Contingent

Infantry (1 bn)

Allied Artillery and Train

  • 86 x 3-pdr guns (2 guns per battalion)
  • 10 x 6-pdr guns
  • 12 x 12=pdr guns
  • 18 pontoons

Detachments

In Stade (2 bns)

In Buxtehude (1 bn)

Müller’s Detachment

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 5 Hastenbeck und Roßbach, Berlin, 1903, Anhang 25