1702 – Campaign in Northern Italy – Imperialist OOB 30 April

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Description

Order of battle of the Imperial army in Nothern Italy on 30 April 1702

Commander-in-Chief: Prince Eugène de Savoie

Summary: 19,734 Imperial foot, 3,994 Danish foot, 12,648 Imperial horse and 852 Danish horse. For a total of 23,728 foot and 13,500 horse.

Austrian troops

Infantry

  • Nigrelli (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,720 men)
  • Gschwind (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,236 men)
  • Jung-Daun (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,932 men)
  • Kriechbaum (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,717 men)
  • Mansfeld (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,768 men among which 614 had been commandeered to various detachments)
  • Guido Starhemberg (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 2,012 men)
  • Herberstein (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,812 men)
  • Guttenstein (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,773 men)
  • Lothringen (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,419 men)
  • Longueval-Buquoy (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,437 men)
  • Liechtenstein (2 bns for a total of 996 men)
  • Bagni (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy for a total of 1,834 men)
  • Frei-Compagnie de Guethem (1 coy for a total of 78 men)

Cuirassiers

  • Taafe (6 sqns for a total of 873 men)
  • Commercy (6 sqns for a total of 875 men)
  • Visconti (6 sqns for a total of 991 men)
  • Vaudémont (6 sqns for a total of 895 men)
  • Lothringen (6 sqns for a total of 836 men including 189 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Corbelli (6 sqns for a total of 860 men)
  • Pálffy (6 sqns for a total of 857 men)
  • Pfalz-Neuburg (6 sqns for a total of 883 men including 295 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Alt-Hessen-Darmstadt (6 sqns for a total of 944 men)

Dragoons

  • Dietrichstein (6 sqns for a total of 861 men)
  • Serényi (6 sqns for a total of 880 men)
  • Savoyen (6 sqns for a total of 916 men)
  • Vaubonne (6 sqns for a total of 879 men)

Hussars

  • Deák (2 sqns for a total of 331 men)
  • Ebergényi (10 coys for a total of 767 men)

Artillery (no information found, we reproduced hereafter the figures already mentioned in the OoB for the month of March)

  • 58 x 3-pdr regimental guns
  • 12 x 24-pdr Karthaunen
  • 4 x mortars
  • 6 x 3-pdr Geschwindgeschütze
  • a detachment of miners

Danish contingent

Infantry (7 bns)

  • Dronningens Livregiment (7 coys including a grenadier coy for a total of 636 men)
  • Prins Carl (6 coys for a total of 555 men including 274 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Prins Christian (7 coys including a grenadier coy for a total of 641 men including 471 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Prins Georg (6 coys for a total of 534 men including 267 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Jyske (1 bn) (7 coys including a grenadier coy for a total of 702 men including 287 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Sjællandske (6 coys for a total of 533 men including 283 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Marine (5 coys for a total of 420 men including 186 men commandeered to various detachments)

Dragoons (4 sqns)

  • Rodstens Dragoons (6 coys in 2 sqns for a total of 443 men including 84 men commandeered to various detachments)
  • Juels Dragoons (6 coys in 2 sqns for a total of 439 men including 75 men commandeered to various detachments)

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 4, Vienna 1877, pp. 655-657, App. 22

Rockstroh, K.C.: Et Dansk Korps' Historie 1701-1709 i Italien 1701-3, i Ungarn 1704-9, Kjøbenhavn 1895

Acknowledgement

Dan Schorr for additional information concerning the Danish Contingent