1701 – Imperialist invasion of Northern Italy – Imperialist winter-quarters

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Description

Winter-quarters of the Imperial army in Northern Italy in December 1701.

Commander-in-Chief: Prince Eugène de Savoie seconded by FZM Count Starhemberg, GdC Prince Thomas de Vaudémont, and GFWM Margrave of Anspach

Between the Oglio and the Mincio under GFWM Bagni and Visconti

In the Seraglio between Mantua, the Lower Mincio and the Po under FML Count Pálffy

Along the left bank of the Mincio in front of Goito and Mantua, under the command of GdC Count Trautmannsdorf and the Danish General Guldenlöwe

Deák Hussars (2 sqns) were posted at Castiglione Mantovano

On the Po

The rest of the Artillery and the train were stationed at Revere

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen

  • Series 1, Vol. 3, Vienna 1876, p. 316-317
  • Series 1, Vol. 4, Vienna 1877, p. 68-69

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 p. 722 (for the identification of the Danish units)

Rockstroh, K.C.: Et Dansk Korps' Historie 1701-1709 i Italien 1701-3, i Ungarn 1704-9, Kjøbenhavn 1895

Acknowledgement

Dan Schorr for additional information concerning the Danish Contingent