# 1759 - Austrian campaign in Upper Silesia and Lusatia – Austrian Army Loudon OOB end July

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## Loudon’s Corps

Loudon had been instructed to make a junction with the main Russian army in Brandeburg.

Commander: FML Baron Loudon

Summary: 14 bns, 12 grenadier coys, 35 sqns, 3 elite cavalry coys, 5,186 Grenzer troops, 10 heavy field pieces, 54 regimental guns, 300 artillerymen, for a total of approx. 19,200 men

- Infantry (14 bns, 12 grenadier coys)
- Arenberg (2 bns and 2 grenadier coys for a total of 1,455 men)
- Baden-Baden (2 bns and 2 grenadier coys for a total of 1,164 men)
- Bethlen (2 bns and 2 grenadier coys for a total of 1,438 men)
- Leopold Pálffy (2 bns and 2 grenadier coys for a total of 1,370 men)
- Los Rios (2 bns and 2 grenadier coys for a total of 1,256 men)
- Waldeck (2 bns and 2 grenadier coys for5 a total of 1,586 men)
- Grün Loudon Grenadiers (2 bns for a total of 698 men)

- Light troops (5,186 men)
- Warasdiner-Creutzer Grenzer (811 men)
- Karlstädter-Lykaner Grenzer (1,058 men)
- Karlstädter-Oguliner Grenzer (483 men)
- Karlstädter-Ottochaner Grenzer (575 men)
- Slavonisch-Peterwardeiner Grenzer (2,259 men)

- Cavalry (35 sqns, 3 elite cavalry coys)
- Kolowrat-Krakowski Dragoons (5 sqns, 1 horse grenadier coy for a total of 750 men)
- Liechtenstein Dragoons (5 sqns, 1 horse grenadier coy for a total of 662 men)
- Herzog Württemberg Dragoons (5 sqns, 1 horse grenadier coy for a total of 683 men)
- Löwenstein Chevauxlegers (10 sqns for a total of 1,139 men)
- Kálnoky Hussars (5 sqns for a total of 770 men)
- Nádasdy Hussars (5 sqns for a total of 745 men)

- Artillery
- Artillerymen (approx. 300 men)
- 2 x 12-pdr guns
- 6 x 6-pdr guns
- 2 x howitzers
- 54 x 3-pdr regimental guns

## References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: *Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen*, Part 3 *Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763*, Vol. 10 *Kunersdorf*, Berlin, 1912, Anlage 2