1703 – Campaign on the Rhine – Imperialist Thüngen OOB June

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Description

In June 1703, the small Imperialist army left on the Upper-Rhine under the command of FM Thüngen was deployed as follows.

Main body

Commander-in-chief: Field Marshal Johann Karl von Thüngen

Summary: 13,000 men

On the right bank of the Rhine

  • in the Lines between Stollhofen and Bühl
    • Palatine Sachsen-Meiningen Infantry (2 bns)
    • Palatine Bourcheit Infantry (2 bns)
    • Palatine Effern Infantry (2 bns) unidentified unit
    • Palatine Aubach Infantry (2 bns) unidentified unit
    • Palatine Lübeck Infantry (2 bns)
    • unidentified Dutch units (6 bns)
    • Palatine Carabiniers aka Venningen
    • Garde du Corps
    • Vehlen Dragoons
    • Wittgenstein Dragoons
  • in Philippsburg and on the bridge on the Rhine
    • Commandeered troops from the units stationed in the Lines of Stollhofen (800 men)
    • Badener peasants (1,000 men)
  • on the boat bridge near Daxlanden and near Illingen
    • Commandeered troops (177 men)
    • Peasants (??? men)

On the left bank of the Rhine

Garrison of Landau

Commander: FML Count von Friesen

Summary: 5,000 men (including 2 unidentified Dutch bns)

References

  • Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 5, Vienna 1878, p. 329