1704 – Campaign in the Low Countries – Allied OOB May

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Hierarchical Path: War of the Spanish Succession (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1704 – Campaign in the Low Countries >> Allied army of the Lieutenant-General Churchill on 18 May

Description

By 18 May 1704, the British had assembled an army in a camp near Bedburg.

Commander-in-Chief: Lieutenant-General Lord Churchill (interim commander until the arrival of the Duke of Marlborough)

Summary: 16 bns, 29 sqns with 40 artillery pieces and 40 pontoons for a total of 20,600 men

Infantry (16 bns)

Cavalry (29 sqns)

  • British Wood's Horse (2 sqns)
  • British Carabineers (2 sqns) aka Wyndham
  • British Duke of Leinster's Horse (2 sqns) aka Schomberg
  • British Arran's Horse (1 sqn) aka Cadogan
  • British Queen's Regiment of Horse (3 sqns) aka Lumley
  • British Royal Dragoons of Ireland (2 sqns)
  • British Scots Dragoons (1 sqn)
  • Hessian Erbprinz Friedrich Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • Hessian Auerochs Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • Saxon-Gothaer Grevendorff Dragoons (3 sqns)
  • Saxon-Gothaer Heilburg Horse (2 sqns)
  • Saxon-Gothaer Hardenberg Dragoons (3 sqns)

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 6, Vienna 1879, pp. 382-383