1701 – Imperialist invasion of Northern Italy – Franco-Spanish OOB 22 August

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Description

Order of battle of the Franco-Spanish army in Northern Italy on 22 August 1701.

N.B.: this is the order of battle of the main army excluding detachments made at Mantua, Mirandola, Cremona, Pizzighettone, Lodi, Lecco and Vaprio.

Summary: 65 bns, 71 sqns, 44 guns

N.B.: the 60 French sqns campaigning in Italy since the beginning of the year now counted only from 80 to 90 horse per squadron. Similarly, the first 40 bns counted only from 360 to 400 men per battalion.

Commander-in-chief: Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy seconded by Marshal de Villeroy

Senior officers:

  • Marquis de Bachivilliers
  • M. de Greder
  • Marquis de Crenan
  • M. de Castellamont
  • M. de Zurlauben
  • M. de Cordova
  • M. de Toralba
  • Comte de Tessé
  • M. des Hayes
  • M. de Saint-Frémont
  • M. de Schulembourg
  • M. de Cavoye
  • M. d'Asfeld
  • M. de Pracontal
First Line Second Line
Right Wing
De Ganges's Brigade (6 sqns)
  • Vérac Dragons (3 sqns)
  • Estrades Dragons (3 sqns)

De Langallerie's Brigade (10 sqns)

Roquépine's Brigade (6 sqns)

  • Cibour Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Uzès Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Roquépine Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Daguilar's Brigade (3 bns)

Murcey's Brigade (8 sqns)

Courtandon's Brigade (6 sqns)

  • Courtandon Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Du Bordage Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Vienne Cavalerie (2 sqns)

De Gy's Brigade (2 bns)

Centre
Berutte's Brigade (5 bns)

Vaudrey's Brigade (5 bns)

De La Roque's Brigade (5 bns)

Pellot's Brigade (5 bns)

Galmoy's Brigade (5 bns)

Lachassagne's Brigade

Bouligneux's Brigade (5 bns)

Dugua's Brigade (5 bns)

De la Roche d'Aley's Brigade (5 bns)

D'Orgemont's Brigade (4 bns)

Saint-Pater's Brigade (5 bns)

Carcado's Brigade (5 bns)

Left Wing
Monpeyroux's Brigade (6 sqns)
  • Ruffey Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Monpeyroux Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Mauroy Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Praslin's Brigade (9 sqns)

  • Royal-Roussillon Cavalerie (3 sqns)
  • Commissaire Général Cavalerie (3 sqns)
  • Savoyard Piemonte Reale Cavalleria (3 sqns) aka Cavaillac

Monastérol's Brigade (6 sqns)

Villiers' Brigade (6 sqns)
  • Villiers Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Wiltz Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Melun Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Narbonne's Brigade (8 sqns)

  • Vaudeuil Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Desclos Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Narbonne Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • Anjou Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Reserve under M. de Clermont (5 sqns, 1 bn)

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 3, Vienna 1876, p. 248

Vault, François Eugène de: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 1 p. 602