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Latest revision as of 15:27, 11 June 2018

Hierarchical Path: Seven Years War (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1757 - Franco-Imperial invasion of Saxony >> Detailed order of battle of the Reichsarmee on August 17 1757

Description

Organisation of the Reichsarmee for the march towards Erfurt

Commander-in-Chief: Field Marshall Prince von Sachsen-Hildburghausen

Summary: 35 bns, 30 grenadier coys (including 6 with the avant-garde), 58 regimental guns, 45 sqns, 10 to 12 light field guns

Avant-Garde under FML Prince von Hessen-Darmstadt (9 bns, 5 sqns)

First Line under FZM Landgrave von Fürstenberg (10 bns, 16 sqns)

Second Line under FZM Prince von Baden-Durlach (8 bns, 12 sqns)

Artillery

  • 10 to 12 x 3-pdr guns

Already in Erfurt (2 bns)

On the march to join the army (6 bns, 12 sqns)

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 38, Appendix 7