1702 – Allied offensive in the Low Countries – French OOB April

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Description

As of 6 April 1702, French and Spanish troops were posted as follows in the Low Countries, Upper Guelderland and the Electorate of Cologne.

Location Battalions Squadron
Nieuport 2 -
Ostend 3 -
Damme 2 -
Camp near Damme and Bruges 6 2
Camp near Ghent 5 5
Camp in the Waes country
behind the line of Stekene
6 2
Termonde and Fort Sainte-Marguerite 2 -
Antwerp 4 -
Sintvliet 1 -
Camp between Antwerp and Lier 19 27
Lier 2 -
Aarschot 1 -
Diest 2 2
Malines (Mechelen) 4 -
Léau 2 2
Charleroy 2 -
Namur 4 -
Citadel of Liège 2 -
Chartreuse de Liège 2 and
60 miners
-
Camp near Maastricht 13 15
Limbourg 1 -
Schleyden Free company of
200 foot
 
50 horse
Luxembourg 3 -
Bonn 6 6
Camp near Bonn 6 11
Kaiserwerth 5 -
Rheinberg 3 -
Geldern 2 -
Venlo 3 -
Roermond 2 -
Stevensweert and Castle of Stockem 1 -

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 p. 477