1703 – Campaign in Northern Italy – Imperialist OOB Lombardy Spring 1703

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Description

Commander-in-Chief: FZM Guido Count von Starhemberg assited by

  • G.d.C. Prince Carl Thomas Vaudémont
  • FZM Countvon Trautmannsdorf,
  • FML Leopold Count Herberstein
  • FML Baron von Gschwind
  • FML Erasmus Fürst Liechtenstein
  • FML Sigbert Count Heister
  • commanding the infantry
    • FWM Scipio Count Bagni
    • FWM Count Guttenstein
    • FWM Count Solari
    • FWM Count Wirich Daun
  • commanding the cavalry
    • FWM Count Sereni
    • FWM Hannibal Marquis Visconti
    • FWM Marquis de Vaubonne
    • FWM Count Colonna von Fels
    • FWM Count Wolkenstein
    • FWM Count Uhlefeld
  • commanding the Danish contingent
    • General Boyneburg
    • General von Haxthausen
  • commanding the artillery
    • FZM Christof von B ö r n e r

Summary: 22 Imperial infantry rgts (22,858 men), 4 Danish infantry rgts (2,688 men), 16 Imperial cavalry rgts (17,209 men among which 11,000 had no horse), 1 Danish cavalry rgt (934 men among which 50% had no horse)

Imperial Infantry (22 rgts for a total of 22,858 men)

Others

  • Frei-Compagnie de Guethem

Danish Infantry (4 rgts for a total of 2,688 men) in March 1703 the infantry of the Danish contingent in Austrian pay was reorganized along Austrian lines, the Marine battalion was divided among these regiments)

  • 1st Danske (Gyldenløve) (former Dronningen and Prins Georg)
  • 2nd Danske (Haxthausen) (former Prins Christian and Prins Carl)
  • 3rd Danske (Boyneburg) (former Sjælland and Jyske)
  • 4th Danske (former Endens)

Imperial Cavalry (16 rgts for a total of 17,209 men among which 11,000 had no horse)

Danish Cavalry (1 rgt for a total of 934 men among which 50% had no horse)

  • Danish Dragoons ( former Rodstens Dragoons and Joels Dragoons)

Field-Artillery (76 pieces)

  • 58 x 3-pdr regimental guns
  • 6 x 2-pdr guns
  • 6 x 3 pdr "geschwindschiessende" guns
  • 6 falconets
  • 35 ammunition wagons

Heavy Artillery (16 pieces)

  • 12 x 24-pdr guns
  • 2 x 100-pdr mortars
  • 2 x 60-pdr mortars

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 5, Vienna 1877, pp. 88-89, 92