1702 – Campaign in Northern Italy – Imperialist OOB 2 August

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Description

Commander-in-Chief: Prince Eugène de Savoie

Main army at Sailetto under FM Prince Commercy, FZM Börner and FZM Count Guido Starhemberg (10,920 foot, 9,187 horse, 68 artillery pieces)

First Line Second Line under FML Prince Liechtenstein
Right Wing Cavalry G.d.C. Prince Thomas Vaudémont
Under General Count Serényi

Savoyen Dragoons (6 sqns)
Taaffe Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Pfalz-Neuburg Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Vaudémont Cuirassiers (6 sqns)

Under General Marquis Vaubonne

Serényi Dragoons (6 sqns)
Vaubonne Dragoons (6 sqns)
Pálffy Cuirassiers (6 sqns)

Infantry Centre
Under Generals Bagni and Guttenstein

Nigrelli (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
Herberstein (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
Rheingraf (10 coys)
unidentified Danish units (3 bns)
Guttenstein (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
Liechtenstein (2 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
Guido Starhemberg (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)

Under Danish General Haxthausen

Bagni (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
Kriechbaum (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
unidentified Danish units (3 bns)
Gehlen (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
Jung-Daun (3 bns and 1 grenadier coy)

Left Wing Cavalry under G.d.C. Count Trautmannsdorf
Under General Visconti

Corbelli Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Commercy Cuirassiers (5 sqns)
Alt-Hessen-Darmstadt Cuirassiers (3 sqns)
Herbeville Dragoons (6 sqns)

Under General Count Uhlefeld

Lothringen Cuirassiers (6 sqns)
Visconti Cuirassiers (4 sqns)
Danish Rodstens Dragoons (1 sqn)
Danish Joels Dragoons (1 sqn)
Trautmansdorf Dragoons (6 sqns)
Ebergényi Hussars (5 sqns)
Deák Hussars (2 sqns)

Near Borgoforte under General Count Neipperg (3,762 men in 12 bns, 100 horse)

  • Gschwind (1 bn)
  • Hasslingen (1 bn of 5 coys with the grenadiers)
  • Solari (1 bn)
  • Reventlau (3 bns without grenadier coy)
  • Lothringen (2 bns)
  • Longueval-Buquoy (1 bn and 1 grenadier coy)
  • unidentified Danish units (1 bn)
  • Sachsen-Weimar (1 bn)
  • Sachsen-Eisenach (1 bn)
  • commandeered cavalry (100 horse)

In Borgoforte (2 bns) under Lieutenant-Colonel Count Malvezzi

In Brescello under General Count Solari (3,700 foot, 70 horse)

In Guastalla under Major von Hüttendorf (591 foot)

In Ostiglia under Lieutenant-Colonel Fresen

  • IV./Liechtenstein (1 bn of 584 men)
  • unidentified hussar unit (a few men)

In Mirandola

  • Liechtenstein (1 bn of 360 men)

There were more than 9,475 men unfit for duty, sick or prisoners. Furthermore, only 9,187 cavalrymen had horses while 1,385 were unmounted.

Artillery near Motteggiano

  • 12 x 24-pdr guns
  • 4 mortars
  • 56 regimental guns with the main army
    • 42 regimental guns in the first line
    • 14 regimental guns in the second line
  • Train

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 4, Vienna 1877, pp. 281-284