1703 – Campaign in the Low Countries – Franco-Spanish OOB October Namur and Moselle

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Description

Order of battle of the Franco-Spanish corps at Namur and the Moselle in mid-October 1703

At Namur on 13 October

Summary: 11 bns and 24 sqns

  • Infantry (11 bns)
    • Cologne Gardes (2 bns)
    • Spanish Deynse (1 bn)
    • Spanish Caraccioli (1 bn)
    • French Blaisois (1 bn)
    • French Royal-Roussillon (2 bns)
    • French Vexin (2 bns) sent to reinforce Pracontal's Corps
    • French Saint-Sulpice (2 bns)
  • Cavalry (24 sqns)
    • Cologne Garde du Corps (1 sqn)
    • Cologne de Bellestin (2 sqns)
    • Cologne Garde à cheval (2 sqns)
    • Cologne Gardes-Dragons (2 sqns)
    • Cologne Chassonville Dragons (2 sqns)
    • Spanish Ferrare Dragoons (3 sqns)
    • Spanish Heyder (2 sqns) sent to reinforce Pracontal's Corps
    • French Egmont (2 sqns)
    • Spanish Glime (2 sqns) former Fourneaux
    • French Montrevel (2 sqns) sent to reinforce Pracontal's Corps
    • French Bar (2 sqns)
    • Spanish Los Rios (2 sqns)

On the Moselle on 14 October

Summary: 21 bns and 24 sqns

Commander-in-Chief: M. de Pracontal

  • Infantry (21 bns)
    • French Orléans (2 bns)
    • French III./Royal (1 bn)
    • French Boulonnais (1 bn)
    • French II./Brie (1 bn)
    • French I./Agenais (1 bn)
    • French II./Quercy (1 bn)
    • French II./Cambresis (1 bn)
    • French II./Beauvoisis (1 bn)
    • French Zurlauben (2 bns)
    • French II./Lorraine (1 bn)
    • French II. Condé (1 bn)
    • French II./d'Aunis (1 bn)
    • French I./Auxerrois (1 bn)
    • French Languedoc (2 bns) on its way to join the corps
    • French Gondrin (2 bns) on its way to join the corps
    • French Vexin (2 bns) on its way to join the corps
  • Cavalry (24 sqns)
    • French Fiennes (2 sqns)
    • French Parabère (2 sqns)
    • French Saumery (2 sqns)
    • French Meuse (2 sqns)
    • Spanish Louvignies (2 sqns)
    • Spanish Fraula (2 sqns)
    • Spanish Flavacourt Dragons (3 sqns)
    • French Montrevel (2 sqns) on its way to join the corps
    • French Rosen (2 sqns)
    • Spanish Heyder (2 sqns) on its way to join the corps
    • Du Roi Dragons (3 sqns) more probably Royal Dragons, on its way to join the corps

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 3 p. 777