1703 – Franco-Bavarian advance on the Danube – Imperialist Baden OOB mid-August

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Description

In Mid-August an Imperialist army under the command of the Margrave of Baden was posted between the Zwergbach and the Egge.

Commander-in-Chief: [[General-Lieutenant Ludwig Wilhelm, Margrave of Baden

First Line Second Line
Right Wing under Count Castell
FML Franz von Hannover and GWM Count Thürheim

FML Baron Sculenburg and GWM von Wostromirsky

  • Saxon Königin Infantry (1 bn)
  • Saxon Churprinz Infantry (1 bn)
  • Saxon Wackerbarth Infantry (1 bn)
  • Saxon Wostromirsky Infantry (1 bn)
  • Saxon Thielau Infantry (1 bn)
  • Saxon Sacken Infantry (1 bn)

FML Count Erffa

  • Swabian Baden Baden Infantry (2 bns)
  • Franconian Erffa Infantry (2 bns)

FML Hereditary Prince of Durlach and GWM Horn

  • Franconian Schnebelin Infantry (2 bns)
  • Swabian Baden Durlach Infantry (2 bns)

FML Prince of Anhall and GWM von Natzmer

  • Prussian Kanitz Infantry (2 bns)
  • Prussian Anhalt Infantry (2 bns)
  • Prussian Markgraf Philipp Infantry (2 bns)

GWM Prince Hohenzollern

  • Imperial Bayreuth Dragoons (5 sqns)
  • Prussian Markgraf Philipp Horse (3 sqns)
  • Prussian Wartensleben Horse (3 sqns)
  • Prussian Crassau Dragoons (2 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Prussian Leib-Regiment (3 sqns)
FML Count Pálffy
  • Swabian Oettingen Dragoons (3 sqns) unidentified unit
  • ??? Sachsen Dragoons (4 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Eichstädt Dragoons (4 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Erbprinz Württemberg Cavalry (3 sqns)

GWM Baron Reisschach

  • Swabian Fürstenberg Infantry (2 bns) Fürstenberg Möskirch or Fürstenberg Stühling?
  • Swabian Waldt Infantry (2 bns) unidentified unit, probably one of the two rgts previously known as Fürstenberg

GWM von Waldt

  • Swabian Sternenfels Battalion (1 bn) unidentified unit, probably a converged grenadier bn
  • Swabian Roth Battalion (1 bn) unidentified unit, probably a converged grenadier bn
  • Franconian Sachsen-Weimar Battalion (1 bn) unidentified unit, probably a converged grenadier bn
  • Franconian Schwarzenberg Battalion (1 bn) unidentified unit, probably a converged grenadier bn

FML Baron Stauffenberg

  • Swabian Stauffenberg Cuirassiers (3 sqns)
  • Swabian Merheim Dragoons (2 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Franconian Sachsen-Gotha Dragoons (2 sqns) unidentified unit
Left Wing
FZM Count Gronsfeld, FML Baron Zanthe and Colonel Count Mercy
  • Imperial Castell Dragoons (2 sqns)
  • Imperial Gronsfeld Cuirassiers (3 sqns)
  • Churmainz Bibra Dragoons (2 sqns)
  • Imperial Zanthe Cuirassiers (3 sqns)
  • Imperial Mercy Cuirassiers (3 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Swabian Fugger Dragoons (2 sqns) (belonging to the Duke of Württemberg)

FZM Count Prosper Fürstenberg Division

  • FML Baron Bibra and GWM Prince Bevern
    • Würzburger Bibra Infantry (2 bns)
    • Imperial Wolfenbüttel Infantry (2 bns) unidentified unit
    • Swabian Reischach Infantry (1 bn)
  • Lieutenant-General Goor and Major-General Wilkens
    • Dutch Beynheym (1 bn)
    • Dutch Wilcke (1 bn)
    • Dutch Gardes Friesland (1 bn)
    • Dutch Prinz Wilhelm (1 bn) unidentified unit
    • Hessian Schöpping (1 bn)
    • Dutch Goor (1 bn)

FZM Count Gronsfeld, FML Count Leiningen and Colonel Baron von Bothmer

  • Imperial Cusani Cuirassiers (3 sqns)
  • Imperial Philipp Darmstadt Cuirassiers (2 sqns) aka Alt-Darmstadt
  • Brunswicker Bothmer Dragoons (3 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Imperial Alt-Hannover Cuirassiers (2 sqns)
  • Swabian Fechenbach Dragoons (3 sqns) unidentified unit
FML Duke of Württemberg and GWM Marquis Cusani
  • Imperial Castell Dragoons (2 sqns)
  • Imperial Gronsfeld Cuirassiers (2 sqns)
  • Churmainz Bibra Dragoons (2 sqns)
  • Imperial Zanthe Cuirassiers (2 sqns)
  • Imperial Mercy Cuirassiers (2 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Swabian Fugger Dragoons (1 sqn) (belonging to the Duke of Württemberg)

GWM Fuchs

  • Würzburger Fuchs Infantry (2 bns)
  • Swabian Reischach Infantry (1 bn)

Lieutenant-General Goor and Major-General Prince Alex von Württemberg

  • Dutch (Prussian) Schwerin (1 bn) unidentified unit
  • Dutch (Anspach-Bayreuth) Seckendorff (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Anspach-Bayreuth) Heyderbreck (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Prussian) Wulffen (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Prussian) Varennes (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Swiss) Sturler (1 bn)

FML Count Labour and GWM Baron Bibra

  • Imperial Cusani Cuirassiers (2 sqns)
  • Imperial Philipp Darmstadt Cuirassiers (2 sqns) aka Alt-Darmstadt
  • Brunswicker Bothmer Dragoons (3 sqns) unidentified unit
  • Imperial Alt-Hannover Cuirassiers (2 sqns)
  • Swabian Fechenbach Dragoons (2 sqns) unidentified unit

Reserve

Converged grenadiers (3 bns)

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 5, Vienna 1877, pp. 88-89, 109-110, 118-123