1759 - Allied spring offensive in Western Germany – Ferdinand OOB April 10

From Project Seven Years War
Jump to: navigation, search

Hierarchical Path: Seven Years War (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1759 - Allied spring offensive in Western Germany >> Ferdinand OoB on April 10 1759

Description

Detailed order of battle of Ferdinand of Brunswick' Army during the offensive against the French Army of the Main between April 10 and 13, 1759.

Summary: 27 bns, 40 sqns. 13 light troop coys, 21 heavy artillery pieces and 46 battalion guns for a total of approx. 24,000 men

Commander-in-Chief: Field Marshal Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick

Vanguard under Lieutenant-General Hereditary Prince of Brunswick

Infantry (11 bns)

Cavalry (11 sqns)

Hussars (2 sqns)

Light troops (9 coys)

Artillery (10 heavy pieces)

  • 4 x 6-pdr guns
  • 3 x 12-pdr guns
  • 3 x howitzers

Right Column under Lieutenant-General Duke of Holstein-Gottorp

Infantry (6 bns)

Cavalry (10 sqns)

Hussars (1 sqn)

Light Troops (4 coys)

Left Column under Lieutenant-General Prinz zu Ysenburg

Infantry (10 bns)

Cavalry (16 sqns)

Artillery (11 heavy pieces)

  • 11 x 12-pdr guns
  • 3 x howitzers
  • Pontoon Train

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 9 Bergen, Berlin, 1911, Anlage 5