1701 – Operations in Germany – Imperialist OOB July

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Description

Order of battle of the Imperial Army of the Rhine in July 1701.

Summary: 15,600 foot, 2,000 horse, 2,000 dragoons for a total of 19,600 men

Infantry (15,600 men)

  • Baden (3 bns = 1,651 effective men out of a book strength of 1,800 men)
  • Thüngen (4 bns = 2,254 effective men out of a book strength of 2,400 men)
  • Fürstenberg (4 bns = 1,842 effective men out of a book strength of 2,400 men)
  • Reventlau (4 bns = 1,836 effective men out of a book strength of 2,400 men)
  • Bayreuth (4 bns = 1,176 effective men out of a book strength of 2,400 men)
  • Kratze (approx. 200 men) Sachsen-Coburg recently arrived from Catalonia and totally ruined
  • Pfalz-Zweybrücken (99 men) aka Darmstadt recently arrived from Catalonia and totally ruined
  • Liechtenstein (4 bns = 2,400 men) not listed by the Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte
  • Carl Joseph Lothringen (4 bns = 2,400 men) not listed by the Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte

Cavalry (2,000 men)

Dragoons (2,000 men)

  • Limburg-Styrum Dragoons (6 sqns = 990 effective men out of a book strength of 1,000 men)
  • Vaubonne (6 sqns = 1,000 men) not listed by the Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte

Hussars (1,600 men)

  • Kollonits Hussars (612 effective men out of a book strength of 800 men) still in Hungary
  • Ebergényi Hussars (750 effective men out of a book strength of 800 men) still in Hungary

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 3, Vienna 1876, App. 58

Vault, François Eugène de, and Pelet: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 1 pp. 647, 657