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Logistic and engineering
It is interesting to consider Campaign Logistics to have a better idea of the enormous organisation necessary to maintain an army in the field. The amount of provisions required for a single week is just astounding.

For River crossing, most armies of the period used quite similar techniques.

Year 1754

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North American Theater

Operations on the Ohio River, April to July 1754

Year 1755

Indian Theater

British expedition in Madura and Tinnevelly, February 1755

French expedition in Carnatic, 1755

North American Theater

British expedition against Fort Beauséjour, May to December 1755

British expedition against Fort Duquesne, May to July 1755

French reinforcement of Canada, May to June 1755

British expedition against Fort Niagara, July to October 1755

British expedition against Fort Saint-Frédéric (Crown Point), August to November 1755

Year 1756

European Theater

Allied reinforcement of Great Britain, May 1756

French expedition against Minorca, April to June 1756

French deployment inside France, as of July 1756

Prussian invasion of Saxony, August to October 1756

Prussian operations in Eastern Bohemia, September to November 1756

Indian Theater

British operation on the Malabar Coast, January to May 1756

Siraj Ud Daulah expedition against Calcutta, April to June 1756

British expedition against Calcutta, October 1756 to February 1757

North American Theater

French expedition against Fort Bull, February to April 1756

Indian raids on the Western Borders of the British Colonies, April to October 1756

French reinforcement of Canada, April to May 1756

Operations on Lake Ontario, May to August 1756

Operations on Lake Champlain, May to November 1756

Year 1757

European Theater

French invasion of Hanover, March to October 1757

British operations in the Mediterranean, March to May 1757

Swedish campaign in Pomerania, March to December 1757

Prussian invasion of Bohemia, April to June 1757

Prussian incursions in Franconia and Thuringia, May to July 1757

Austrian invasion of Silesia, June to December 1757

Franco-Imperial invasion of Saxony, July to November 1757

French deployment inside France, as of August 1757

Russian campaign in East Prussia, August to September 1757

British raid on Rochefort, September 1757

Austrian raid on Berlin, October 1757

Allied counter-offensive in Hanover, November to December 1757

Indian Theater

British expedition against Chandernagore, March 1757

British and French operations in Carnatic, April to September 1757

British campaign in Bengal, June 1757

North American Theater

British and French operations on Lake George, January to March 1757

British expedition against Louisbourg, May to September 1757

French expedition against Fort William Henry, July to August 1757

French raid on German Flats, October to November 1757

Year 1758

European Theater

Russian invasion of East Prussia, January to June 1758

Allied winter offensive in western Germany, February to April 1758

Prussian invasion of Moravia, March to July 1758

Naval operations in the Mediterranean, April 1758

British first expedition against the French Coasts, May to July 1758

Allied campaign on the west bank of the Rhine, June to August 1758

Swedish campaign in Pomerania, June to December 1758

Naval operations in the Baltic, July to November 1758

French offensive in Hesse, July to December 1758

French offensive in Westphalia, August to November 1758

Russian invasion of Brandenburg, July to October 1758

Austrian invasion of Silesia, August to November 1758

Austrian invasion of Saxony, August to November 1758

British second expedition against the French Coasts, August to September 1758

African Theater

British expedition against Fort Louis in Senegal, April 1758

British expedition against Gorée in Senegal, October to December 1758

Indian Theater

French operations on the coast of Coromandel, April 1758 to February 1759

British operations in Deccan, October to December 1758

North American Theater

British expedition against the fortress of Louisbourg, February to July 1758

British expedition against Fort Duquesne, April to November 1758

British expedition against Carillon (Ticonderoga), June to July 1758

British expedition against Fort Frontenac, August 1758

Year 1759

European Theater

Allied spring offensive in western Germany, January to April 1759

French offensive in western Germany, May to August 1759

Prussian incursions behind enemy lines, February to May 1759

Austrian campaign in Upper Silesia and Lusatia, March to September 1759

Prussian incursion in Franconia, April to June 1759

Naval operations in the Mediterranean, April to August 1759

Russian campaign in Brandenburg, April to September 1759

French aborted invasion of England, July to August 1759

Reich and Austrian invasion of Saxony, July to December 1759

Allied counter-offensive in western Germany, August 1759 to January 1760

Swedish campaign in Pomerania, August to October 1759

Russian campaign in Lower Silesia, September to October 1759

Indian Theater

British expedition against Masulipatam, January to April 1759

British operations on the Malabar Coast, February to March 1759

British relief of Patna, February to June 1759

British operations on the coast of Coromandel, March to December 1759

Dutch operations in Bengal, June to November 1759

French operations in the Persian Gulf, October 1759

North American Theater

British expedition against Quebec, February to September 1759

British expedition against Fort Niagara, June to July 1759

British expedition against Carillon (Ticonderoga), June to September 1759

West Indies Theater

British expedition against Martinique and Guadeloupe, November 1758 to May 1759

Year 1760

European Theater

British operations on the Atlantic coasts of France, January to December 1760

French expedition against the Irish Coasts, February 1760

Austrian campaign in Saxony, February to December 1760

Austro-Russian campaign in Silesia, March to October 1760

British operations in the Mediterranean, April to June 1760

French campaign in western Germany, May to October 1760

Russian campaign in Brandenburg, May to November 1760

Swedish campaign in Pomerania, August to October 1760

British canceled expedition against the Austrian Netherlands, August to November 1760

Indian Theater

British operations in Bengal, December 1759 to December 1760

British operations on the coast of Coromandel, January 1760 to January 1761

North American Theater

French expedition against Québec, March to May 1760

British three pronged attack against Montréal, March to September 1760

British expedition against the Cherokee Indians, March to August 1760

French reinforcement of Canada, April to July 1760

West Indies Theater

British naval operations in the West Indies, January to December 1760

Year 1761

European Theater

Russian campaign in Pomerania, January to December 1761

Allied campaign in Hesse, February to March 1761

British expedition against Belle-Isle, March to June 1761

Prussian incursion in Franconia, April 1761

Austro-Russian campaign in Silesia, April to December 1761

Austrian campaign in Saxony, 1761

Prussian first raid in Greater Poland, June to July 1761

French campaign in western Germany, June to November 1761

Swedish campaign in Pomerania, July to December 1761

Prussian second raid in Greater Poland, September 1761

Indian Theater

British operations in Bengal, January to June 1761

North American Theater

British expedition against the Cherokee Indians, April to June 1761

West Indies Theater

British expedition against Dominica, June 1761

Year 1762

European Theater

Spanish campaign in Portugal, April to November 1762

French campaign in western Germany, May to November 1762

Prussian campaign in Saxony, May to November 1762

Prussian campaign in Silesia, July to October 1762

Asian Theater

British expedition against Manila, September to October 1762

North American Theater

French expedition against Newfoundland, May 1762

South American Theater

Spanish expedition against Colonia del Sacramento, August to October 1762

Anglo-Portuguese expedition against La Plata, November 1762 to January 1763

West Indies Theater

British expedition against Martinique, January to March 1762

British expedition against Cuba, March to August 1762

Year 1763

South American Theater

Spanish expedition against Brazil, January 1763