1702 – Campaign in Northern Italy – Imperialist OOB March

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Hierarchical Path: War of the Spanish Succession (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1702 – Campaign in Northern Italy >> Order of battle of the Imperial army in March 1702

Description

Order of battle of the Imperial army in Nothern Italy in March 1702

Commander-in-Chief: Prince Eugène de Savoie

Summary: 28,800 Imperial foot, 3,981 Danish foot, 13,400 Imperial horse and 1,000 Danish horse. For a total of 32, 781 foot and 14,400 horse.

Austrian troops

On average, an infantry battalion counted 600 men; a grenadier company, 100 men; a free company, 100 men; a cuirassier or dragoon regiment, 1,000 men.

Infantry

  • Nigrelli (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Gschwind (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Jung-Daun (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Kriechbaum (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Mansfeld (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Guido Starhemberg (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Herberstein (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Guttenstein (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Lothringen (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Longueval-Buquoy (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Liechtenstein (2 bns)
  • Bagni (4 bns and 1 grenadier coy)
  • Frei-Compagnie de Guethem (1 coy)

Cuirassiers

Dragoons

  • Dietrichstein (6 sqns)
  • Serényi (6 sqns)
  • Savoyen (6 sqns)
  • Vaubonne (6 sqns)

Hussars

  • Deák (2 sqns)
  • Ebergény (10 coys for a total of 1,000 men) on the march to Northern Italy

Artillery

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

Train

  • 806 men
  • 150 wagons
  • 600 horses
  • 1,512 oxen

Danish contingent

On average, a battalion counted between 450 and 630 men; a squadron, 150 men.

Infantry (7 bns)

Dragoons (4 sqns)

  • Rodstens Dragoons (6 coys in 2 sqns)
  • Juels Dragoons (6 coys in 2 sqns)

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 4, Vienna 1876, pp. 42-43, 50, 67

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