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Map of the Battle of Battle of Gross-Jägersdorf fought on August 30 1757. Situation at 6:00 a.m.

Detail of a map of the book "Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen", vol. III Der Siebenjährige Krieg: 1756 - 1763, published by the Grosser Generalstab, Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II., Berlin 1901-1913

Legend

Blue dotted lines = Movements of the Prussians until 3:30 a.m.
Blue dashed lines = Movements of the Prussians from 4:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
A (blue hollow boxes) = Prussian units on the march around 1:00 a.m.
B (blue shaded boxes) = Positions of the Prussian army until 4:30 a.m.
C (solid blue boxes) = Positions of Prussian units during the initial combat at 6:00 a.m.

C1 = Cavalry of the right wing under Major-General Prince von Holstein
C2 = Battery on the right wing
C3 = Infantry right wing and infantry
C4 = Infantry left wing with a battery in the middle
C5 = Battery on the left wing
C6 = First attack of the cavalry left wing led bu Lieutenant-General Schorlemer

Red dashed lines = Movements of the Russians until 6:00 a.m.
A (red hatched area) = Russian camp
B1 = Beginning of the march of the avant-garde at 4:00 a.m.
B2 = Outposts occupied by Leontiev<s Brigade which was part of the Third Division (Browne)
B3 = 1st Field artillery brigade of the 1st Division (Fermor) near the outposts
B4 = Hussars near the outposts
B5 = 2nd Moscowskiy Infantry with 2 mortars and 2 field guns in the outposts
B6 = Russian Horse Grenadiers and Hussars along with irregular units near Sittenfeldt
C (solid red boxes) = Positions of Rrussian units during the initial combat at 6:00 a.m.

C1 = Right wing
C2 = 1 Field artillery brigade of the 1st Division (Fermor) retiring on its division
C3 = 2nd Field artillery brigade of the 3rd Division advancing
C4 = Rumyantsev's Brigade of the 1st Division kept in reserve behind the forest
C5 = Part of the army leaving the camp
C6 = Saltykov's Brigade of the 1st Division advanced through the forest
C7 = 2nd Division (Lopushin) deploying at the edge of the forest
C8 = Avant-garde approaching Sittenfeldt and wheeling right to face the advancing cavalry

Acknowledgments

Tony Flores for the scanning of the image.

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