1702 – Allied offensive in the Low Countries – Allied OOB July

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Description

French Army

Order of battle of the Allied Army encamped at Nijmegen on 7 July 1702

Commander-in-Chief: Earl of Marlborough assited by:

  • General Athlone
  • Lieutenant-generals: Count Dopff, Halisch, Prince of Hesse, Schulz, Churchill, Duke of Württemberg, Cliglord, Rivero
  • Major-generals: Bompré, Ostfriesen, Henkezon, Friesen, Peccarl, Tettan, Ingolsby, Clulord, Cutts, Ranzay, Lumley
The reconciliation of all units with the proper regiments of each nation is not yet completed.
The nationality of regiments not yet identified is indicated as “???”
First Line Second Line
Right Wing Cavalry
unidentified brigade
  • Hessian Erbprinz Friedrich Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • Hessian Hessen-Homburg Dragoons (3 sqns)

Wodrindam's Brigade

Rantzau's Brigade

unidentified brigade

  • Danish Numsen Cuirassiers (2 sqns)
  • Danish Dewitz Cuirassiers (2 sqns) aka Holstenske
  • Danish Schmettau Cuirassiers (2 sqns) aka 5th Jyske
  • Danish Livgarden til Hest (2 sqns)
unidentified brigade

Noyelle's Brigade

St. Laurent's Brigade

Infantry Centre
Nemmershem's Brigade

Vidors' Brigade

Bielke's Brigade

Dumont's Brigade

Carles' Brigade

  • Dutch Nassau-Waldeck (1 bn) probably Nassau-Walen
  • Celler de Carles (1 bn)
  • ??? Prinz Hessen (1 bn) maybe a battalion of the Hessian Karl von Hessen-Kassel Infantry
  • Mecklenburg Schwerin (1 bn)
  • Hanoverian Amstenräth (1 bn)
  • Dutch Heuckelom (1 bn)

Bernsdorff's Brigade

unidentified brigade

Welderen's Brigade

Capol's Brigade

  • Dutch Slagenburg (1 bn)
  • Dutch Dedem (1 bn)
  • Dutch Welderen (1 bn)
  • Mecklenburg Buchwald (1 bn)
  • Palatine Pfenningen (1 bn)
  • Celler Ranzow (1 bn)

Agrim's Brigade

  • Hanoverian Saint-Pol (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Scot) Portmore (1 bn) Scot
  • Dutch Lindtsau (1 bn)
  • Dutch Ranzau (1 bn) maybe the Dutch Ranck Infantry
  • Dutch (Swiss) Lochmann (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Swiss) de Capol (1 bn)
  • Dutch Hollandsche Gardes (1 bn)
Left Wing Cavalry
Erbach's Brigade
  • Dutch Athlone Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Erbach Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Hesse-Homburg Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Grovestine Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • ??? Saint-Paul Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Palatine Nassau-Weilburg Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • British Charles Ross's Dragoons (2 sqns)

Tengnagel's Brigade

  • Dutch Dompré Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Rochford Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Baldwin Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • Dutch Nassau-La Leck Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • Dutch Eminga Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Palatine Leiningen Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Nassau-Saarbrücken Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Karabinier (4 sqns) aka Albermarle
  • Dutch Garde Dragonders (5 sqns)
Hessen-Homburg's Brigade
  • Dutch Tilly Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Aughrim Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Eck Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • Dutch Chanclos Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Sachsen-Heilburg Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Nassau-Friesland Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Oost Frisland Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Wurttemberg Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Dutch Nysle Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • Dutch Schack Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • Dutch Cralingen Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • Dutch Hessen-Homburg Cavalry (3 sqns)
  • Dutch Obdam Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Anspach-Bayreuth Schmettau Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • Hanoverian Schulenburg Dragoons (3 sqns)

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 4, Vienna 1877, p. 736

Digitales Archiv Marburg – Schlachtordnung der Engländer und ihrere Verbündeten gegen die Franzosen bei Nimwegen, 7. Juli 1702