1759 - Austrian campaign in Upper Silesia and Lusatia – Austrian Army OOB mid-April

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Description

Main Army (Daun)

An army of approx. 42,000 men deployed between Jaromer, Königgrätz and Turnau.

Commander-in-chief: Field-Marshall Count Leopold Daun

De Ville’s Corps

A corps of approx. 28,000 men posted near Troppau in Austrian Silesia.

Commander: FML de Ville

Beck’s Corps

A corps of approx. 7,000 men posted near Braunau.

Commander: FML Baron von Beck

Harsch’s Corps

A corps of approx. 19,000 men posted near Nachod.

Commander: FZM Count Harsch

  • Infantry (23 bns, 24 grenadier coys)
  • Light troops
    • unidentified Grenzer rgts (3,000 men)
  • Cavalry (5 sqns, 1 horse grenadier coy)
  • Artillery
    • 22 heavy artillery pieces
    • 52 x 3-pdr guns

Loudon’s Corps

A corps of approx. 10,000 men posted near Trautenau.

Commander: FML Baron Loudon

Vehla’s Corps

A corps of approx. 5,000 men posted near Gabel.

Commander: Major-General von Vehla

Gemmingen’s Corps

A corps of approx. 10,000 men posted west of the Elbe between the Eger and the Saxon border.

Commander: FML Baron von Gemmingen

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 9 Bergen, Berlin, 1911, p. 126-127, Anlage 3