1758 – Allied winter quarters – December

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Allied winter quarters in Westphalia and Hesse in December 1758

The Allied army took his winter quarters as follows:

  • Münster: Ferdinand's headquarters
  • Reinen: British Infantry (1 bn)
  • Steinhorst: British Infantry (1 bn)
  • Tillegette, Walbech and Alberstock: Reden (1 bn)
  • Warendorp: Sachsen-Gotha (1 bn)
  • Bishopric of Paderborn: Herediatary prince's headquarters
    • Brunswick infantry (4 bns)
    • Hessian infantry (10 bns)
    • Bückeburg (1 bn)
    • British horse (7 sqns)
    • Hessian horse (8 sqns)
    • Hanoverian horse (4 sqns)
    • Prussian horse (13 sqns)
  • Bishopric of Osnabrück and along the river Ems
    • Hanoverian infantry (9 bns)
    • Hanoverian horse (18 sqns)
    • British horse (9 sqns)
  • Bishopric of Hildesheim
  • Lippstadt: general Hardenberg
    • Hanoverian infantry (2 bns)
    • Hessian infantry (4 bns)
    • Militia and light troops (a few thousands)
  • chain of posts between Stadt Loon, Geschen, Loburg, Coesfeld, Lette, Dülmen and Ham:
    • Hanoverian infantry (8 bns)
    • Hanoverian horse (10 sqns)
    • Wolfenbüttel infantry (2 bns)
    • Scheither Light Troops
  • Hesse: prince Ysenburg (headquarters at Kassel)
    • Hanoverian and Hessian infantry (4 bns)
    • Brunswick infantry (1 bn)
    • Hessian horse (7 sqns)
    • Hussars and jägers (a few coys)

References

  • Hotham (probably), The operations of the Allied Amy under the command of his Serene Highness Prince Ferdinand Duke of Brunswic and Luneberg beginning in the year 1757 and ending in the year 1762, London: T. Jefferies, 1764, pp. 69-70