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Leibgarde zu Pferde (brought to 1 coy in 1759)<br>
[[Mecklenburg-Schwerin Leibgarde zu Pferde|Leibgarde zu Pferde]]<br>
Hussars (1 coy) raised in 1759
Hussars (1 coy) raised in 1759

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The Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin had a small army. He had sided with Sweden and France but the Prussians invaded his duchy in 1757, recruiting 4,000 foot and 1,000 dragoons to incorporate in the army of Frederick II in Silesia; requisitioning 3,000 horses for the artillery and train; and raising a contribution of 2 million Thaler and a large quantity of flour.

Line Infantry

Alt-Zülow Infantry
Jung-Zülow Infantry
Alt-Dömitz Infantry
Both Infantry, raised in 1759


Leibgarde zu Pferde
Hussars (1 coy) raised in 1759


‘’no information found’’


Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 5 Hastenbeck und Roßbach, Berlin, 1903, Anhang 31