1702 – Campaign in Northern Italy – Franco-Spanish OOB 1 May

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Description

Order of battle of the Franco-Spanish field army in Northern Italy on 1 May 1702. Please note that, in addition to this field army, several other units were stationed in various places in Northern Italy.

Commander-in-chief: Duc de Vendôme

Summary: 62 bns and 91 sqns

Senior officers:

  • on the cavalry right wing
    • First line
      • Lieutenant-General Marquis de Créqui
      • Lieutenant-General de Pracontal
      • Lieutenant-General de Revel
      • Maréchal de camp de Cavoye
      • Maréchal de camp de Ruffey
      • Maréchal de camp de Villepéon
    • Second line
      • Lieutenant-General de Praslin
      • Lieutenant-General de Barbesières
      • Maréchal de camp d'Estaing
      • Maréchal de camp de Flamanville
  • in the infantry centre
    • First line
      • Lieutenant-General Duc de Medavi
      • Lieutenant-General de Croy
      • Maréchal de camp de Langallerie
      • Maréchal de camp de Duc de Villeroy
    • Second line
      • Lieutenant-General d'Albergotti
      • Lieutenant-General de Vaubécourt
      • Maréchal de camp de Chemerault
      • Maréchal de camp d'Asfeld
  • on the cavalry left wing
    • First line
      • Lieutenant-General de Saint-Frémont
      • Maréchal de camp de Montgon
      • Maréchal de camp d'Aubeterre
    • Second line
      • Lieutenant-General de Besons
      • Maréchal de camp de Bissy
      • Maréchal de camp de Murcey
  • Reserve
    • Duc de la Feuillade
First Line Second Line
Right Cavalry Wing
De Ganges's Brigade (6 sqns)
  • unidentified Spanish dragoons (3 sqns)
  • Sennectère Dragons (3 sqns)

Valsemé's Brigade (8 sqns)

Montpeyroux's Brigade (10 sqns)

De Goas's Brigade (6 sqns)
  • Estrades Dragons (3 sqns)
  • Lautrec Dragons (3 sqns)

D'Ourches's Brigade (9 sqns)

De Choiseul's Brigade (7 sqns)

  • Desclos (2 sqns)
  • Wiltz (2 sqns)
  • La Reine (3 sqns)
Infantry Centre
Luxembourg's Brigade (4 bns)

Galmoy's Brigade (4 bns)

De Vaudret's Brigade (3 bns)

De Saint-Pater's Brigade (4 bns)

De Sexande's Brigade (6 bns)

Duguast's Brigade (3 bns)

De Carcado's Brigade (3 bns)

De Chavigny's Brigade (3 bns)

De Berulle's Brigade (4 bns)

De Lignerac's Brigade (4 bns)

De Guerchy Brigade (4 bns)

De Bar's Brigade (3 bns)

De Verget's Brigade (3 bns)

Maulevrier's Brigade (3 bns)

D'Orgemont's Brigade (3 bns)

Left Cavalry Wing
De Villiers' Brigade (7 sqns)

D'Imecourt Brigade (4 sqns)

D'Esclainvilliers Brigade (7 sqns)

De Wartigny's Brigade (6 sqns)

Sully's Brigade (8 sqns)
  • Sully (2 sqns)
  • Espinchal (2 sqns)
  • Mauroy (2 sqns)
  • Uzès (2 sqns)

Vaudeuil's Brigade (8 sqns)

  • Bissy (2 sqns)
  • Broglio (2 sqns)
  • Vandeul (2 sqns)
  • Anjou (2 sqns)

Fimarcon's Brigade (6 sqns)

Reserve (3 bns, 9 sqns)

De Ruffey's Cavalry Brigade (9 sqns)

  • Languedoc Dragons (3 sqns)
  • Ruffey (2 sqns)
  • Simiane (2 sqns)
  • Rassay (2 sqns)

De Dreux's Infantry Brigade (3 bns)

Artillery (2 bns)

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 pp. 720-721