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Introduction

In 1758, after the failure of the Prussian invasion of Moravia, Daun followed the main Prussian in its retreat through Bohemia. By August 2, the main Austrian army was encamped at Jaromirs.

Austrian order of battle (as per Jomini)

Summary: 75 bns, 120 sqns (not counting 12 grenadier bns, carabiniers, grenzer troops, hussars and other detachment)

First Line Second Line Reserve
Erzherzog Joseph Dragoons (6 sqns)

Löwenstein Dragoons (6 sqns)
Serbelloni Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Gelhay Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Kaiser Franz I (1 bn)
Sachsen-Hildburghausen (2 bns)
Botta d'Adorno (2 bns)
Königsegg (1 bn)
Pálffy, ???Leopold or Johann??? (2 bns)
Clerici (2 bns)
Alt Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (2 bns)
Hoch und Deutschmeister (2 bns)
Browne, Jos. (2 bns)
Bayreuth (2 bns)
Bethlen (1 bn)
Starhemberg, Emanuel (1 bn)
Alt Colloredo-Waldsee (1 bn)
O'Donell Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Schmerzing Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Herzog Württemberg Dragoons (6 sqns)
Hessen-Darmstadt Dragoons (6 sqns)
Kollowrat-Krakowski (1 bn)
Moltke (2 bns)
Los Rios (1 bn)

Batthyányi Dragoons (6 sqns)

Erzherzog Leopold Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Stampach Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Anhalt-Zerbst Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Carl Lothringen (1 bn)
Waldeck (2 bns)
Daun, Leopold (2 bns)
Kheul (2 bns)
Andlau (1 bn)
Türheim (2 bns)
Esterházy, Josef (2 bns)
Bathyany (2 bns)
Forgách (2 bns)
Puebla (2 bns)
Mercy-Argenteau (2 bns)
Anspach Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Erzherzog Ferdinand Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld Dragoons (6 sqns)
Gaisruck (2 bns)
Jung Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (2 bns)
Harrach, J. (2 bns)

Daun, Heinrich (2 bns)

de Ligne (2 bns)
Pallavicini (1 bn)
Luzan (2 bns)
Baden-Durlach (1 bn)
Wied-Runkel (2 bns)
Kurmainz (1 bn)
Rot Würzburg (1 bn)
Arenberg (2 bns)
Harsch (2 bns)
Baden-Baden (2 bns)
de Wallis (François) (2 bns)
Neuberg (probably Neipperg) (2 bns)
Benedikt Daun Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Kolowrat-Krakowski Dragoons (6 sqns)
Birkenfeld Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Althann Dragoons (6 sqns)
Kolowrat-Krakowski Dragoons (6 sqns)
N.B.: last unit recorded twice

References

Jomini, Henri, Traité des grandes opérations militaires, 2ème édition, 2ème partie, Magimel, Paris: 1811, pp. 66-135