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

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Description

State of the troops of the French Army in Upper Guelderland as of 22 April 1702.

Commander-in-Chief: Maréchal de Boufflers

Lieutenant-General de Gassion commanded the second line

Summary: 45 bns, 77 sqns

First Line Second Line
Cavalry Right Wing
Lieutenant-General de Gacé

Grenadiers à Cheval (1 sqn)
Garde du Corps (8 sqns)
1st Mousquetaires (1 sqn)
2nd Mousquetaires (1 sqn)

Royal-Allemand (3 sqns)
Du Roi (3 sqns)

Maréchal de camp Souternon

Cravattes (3 sqns)
Egmont (2 sqns)
Chartres (2 sqns)

Beringhen (2 sqns)
Louvigny (2 sqns)
Rosen (2 sqns)
Berry (2 sqns)

Infantry Centre
Lieutenant-General d'Alber

Picardie (3 bns)
Royal-Artillerie (1 bn)

La Reine (3 bns)
Royal-Italien (1 bn)

Gardes Françaises (4 bns)
Gardes Suisses (3 bns)

Greder (2 bns) German
La Couronne (2 bns)

Du Roi (4 bns)

Maréchal de camp Labadie

Poitou (2 bns)
Languedoc (2 bns)
Isenghien (1 bn)

Alsace (4 bns)
Brandelet (3 bns)

Mortemart (2 bns)
Royal-Roussillon (2 bns)

I./Chartres (1 bn)
Zurlauben (2 bns)
Maine (2 bns)

Cavalry Left Wing
Lieutenant-General de Coigny

Royal-Étranger (3 sqns)
Condé (2 sqns)

Carabiniers (6 sqns)

Talmont (2 sqns)
Mestre-de-Camp-Général (3 sqns)
Gaetano (2 sqns) Spanish

Maréchal de camp de Rosel

Orléans (2 sqns)
Duras (2 sqns)
Joffreville (2 sqns)
Quintin (2 sqns)

Toulouse (2 sqns)
Aubusson (2 sqns)
Royal-Piémont (3 sqns)

Dragoons

  • Colonel-Général Dragons (3 sqns)
  • Hautefort Dragons (3 sqns)
  • Ferrare Dragoons (3 sqns) Spanish
  • Mestre-de-Camp Général Dragons (3 sqns)

Bombardiers (1 bn)

Artillery (40 pieces)

Troops who would join when the army gets closer to Kaiserwerth and the Electorate of Cologne, thus bringing the total force of the army to 51 bns and 88 sqns:

  • Infantry (6 bns)
  • Cavalry (8 sqns)
    • Legall (2 sqns)
    • Barentin (2 sqns)
    • Fourneau (2 sqns) Spanish
    • Chimay (2 sqns) Spanish
  • Dragoons (3 sqns)
    • Royal (3 sqns)

References

Vault, François Eugène de: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 pp. 482-484