# 1702 – Campaign on the Rhine – Imperialist OOB March

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## Description

Order of battle of the Imperial Army of the Rhine in March 1702.

### Troops on the Rhine

Austrian units

- Lothringen Infantry (1,326 men including more than 600 recruits)
*formerly belonging to the Bishop of Osnabrück and incorporated in the Austrian Army in 1701* - Brandenburg-Bayreuth Infantry (1,970 men)
- Fürstenberg Infantry
- Thüngen Infantry (1,725 men)
- Baden Infantry
- Reventlau Infantry (2,141 men)
*redirected to Italy in April* - Gaetano d'Arragona Infantry (about 200 men) aka Cajetan
*returned from Catalonia the previous year* - Kratz Infantry (about 200 men) aka Cajetan
*returned from Catalonia the previous year* - Alt-Hannover Cuirassiers
- Cusani Cuirassiers
- Styrum Dragoons
- Train
- 100 wagons
- 200 men
- 600 oxen

Bishopric of Würzburg units

- Schad Dragoons (8 coys for a total of 800 men)
- Bibra Infantry (2,000 men)
- Fuchs Infantry (2,000 men)

Palatine units

- Grenadiers (12 coys for a total of 1,440 men)
- Anspach Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,200 men)
- Lübeck Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,200 men)
- Bourcheit Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,200 men)
- Sachsen-Meiningen Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,200 men)
- Iselbach Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,200 men)
- Carabiniers (9 coys for a total of 450 men)
*aka Pfenningen Cavalry* - Gardes Cavalry (9 coys for a total of 450 men)
- Hochkirchen Cavalry (9 coys for a total of 450 men)
- Vehlen Dragoons (9 coys for a total of 450 men)
- Leiningen (9 coys for a total of 450 men)
*probably Linange Cavalry* - Wittgenstein Dragoons (9 coys for a total of 450 men)

Circle of Franconia units

- Erff Infantry (12 coys for a total of 2,220 men)
- Schnebelin Infantry (12 coys for a total of 2,220 men)
- Anspach Infantry (12 coys for a total of 2,220 men) aka Schönbeck
- Brandenburg-Bayreuth Cavalry (10 coys for a total of 640 men)
- Auffsatz Dragoons (10 coys for a total of 640 men)

Circle of Swabia units

- Fürstenberg Möskirch Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,500 men)
- Prosper Furstenberg Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,500 men)
- Baden Baden Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,500 men)
- Baden Durlach Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,500 men)
- Reischach Infantry (10 coys for a total of 1,500 men)
- Württemberg Cavalry (8 coys for a total of 480 men)
- Stauffenberg Cavalry (8 coys for a total of 480 men)
- Hohenzollern Dragoons (8 coys for a total of 480 men)

Circle of Upper-Rhine units

- Nassau-Weilburg Infantry (1,000 men)
- Buttlar Infantry (1,000 men)
- Darmstadt Dragoons (3 sqns for a total of 400 men)

Circle of Electoral Rhine units

- Churmainz Infantry (2 bns)
- Schrattenbach Infantry (2 bns)
- Bibra Dragoons (3 sqns for a total of 400 men)

Hessen-Darmstadt units

*unidenfied infantry regiment**not involved in the campaign**unidenfied infantry regiment**not involved in the campaign*

Hildesheim and Mecklenburg units

*these principalities contributed 1,000 men who arrived on the Rhine in October*

Various other units

- Württemberger Leibgarde (1 sqn of 120 horse)
- Württemberger Garde zu Fuss
- Anspacher Garde zu Fuss
- Oettinger Gardereiter (1 sqn of 120 horse)

## References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: *Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen*, Series 1, Vol. 4, Vienna 1877, pp. 42-43, 53-55