1702 – Campaign in Northern Italy – Franco-Spanish OOB November

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Description

Order of battle of the Franco-Spanish in Northern Italy on 5 November 1702

Commander-in-chief: Louis Joseph, Duc de Vendôme

Summary: 52 bns and 90 sqns

Field Army

Infantry

French Infantry (46 bns)

Savoyard Infantry (6 bns)

Cavalry

Franco-Spanish Cavalry (63 sqns)

  • Spanish Flandes (3 sqns, 271 men)
  • Spanish Brabante (3 sqns, 290 men)
  • Gendarmerie (8 sqns, 601 men)
  • Colonel Général (3 sqns, 197 men)
  • Cuirassiers du Roy (3 sqns, 170 men)
  • Royal-Roussillon (3 sqns, 285 men)
  • Royal-Carabiniers (4 sqns, 306 men)
  • La Reine Cavalerie (3 sqns, 70 men)
  • Dauphin (3 sqns, 277 men)
  • Anjou (2 sqns), 109 men
  • Narbonne (2 sqns, 60 men)
  • Sully (2 sqns, 170 men)
  • Uzès (2 sqns, 163 men)
  • Ruffey (2 sqns, 173 men)
  • Bertillac (2 sqns, 91 men)
  • Du Bordage (2 sqns, 150 men)
  • Wiltz (2 sqns, 100 men)
  • Desclos (2 sqns, 178 men)
  • Cappy (2 sqns, 100 men)
  • Espinchal (2 sqns, 100 men)
  • Montpeyroux (2 sqns, 139 men)
  • Simiane (2 sqns, 114 men)
  • Broglio (2 sqns, 142 men)
  • Mauroy (2 sqns, 155)

Savoyard Cavalry (3 sqns)

Dragoons

Franco-Spanish Dragoons (18 sqns)

  • Dauphin Dragons (3 sqns, 70 men)
  • Estrades Dragons (3 sqns, 230 men)
  • Héron Dragons (3 sqns, 226 men)
  • Sennectèrre Dragons (3 sqns, 164 men)
  • Vérac Dragons (3 sqns, 179 men)
  • Lautrec Dragons (3 sqns, 289 men)

Savoyard Dragoons (6 sqns)

Troops garrisoning places

Infantry

Unidentified units (41 bns)

  • in Cremona (2 bns)
  • in Modena (2 bns)
  • in Reggio (2 bns)
  • in Carpi (4 bns)
  • in Guastalla (6 bns)
  • in Sabionetta (2 bns)
  • in Marcaria (1 bn)
  • in Mantua (13 bns)
  • in Bozzolo (1 bn)
  • in Buscoldo (1 bn)
  • in Curtatone (1 bn)
  • in Montanara (1 bn)
  • in Scorzarolo (1 bn)
  • in Castiglione, Castel Goffredo, Goito, Ustiano and Canneto (4 bns)

These unidentified units probably included the following French infantry regiments:

Cavalry and Dragoons

  • in Carpi (11 sqns)
    • Bourbon (2 sqns)
    • Villeroy (2 sqns)
    • Rassay (2 sqns)
    • Montauban (2 sqns)
    • Fimarcon Dragons (3 sqns)
    • Unidentified hussar unit (30 men)
  • in Cesoli (11 sqns)
  • in Reggio (2 sqns)
    • Ourches (2 sqns)
  • in Marmiruolo (3 sqns)
    • Languedoc Dragons (3 sqns)
  • at the bridge of Torr-d'Oglio (2 sqns)
    • Bozelli Dragoons (2 sqns)
  • in Genoa (6 sqns)
    • Rennepont (2 sqns)
    • Vienne (2 sqns)
    • Courlandon (2 sqns)
  • in Cremona (2 sqns)

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 pp. 743-745