1704 – Campaign in the Low Countries – Allied Sparre OOB July

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Description

By 5 July 1704, General Sparre was at the head of a small Allied army in the plain of Masle.

Commander-in-Chief: General Sparre assisted by Major-General Lander, Brigadier Feugler and Brigadier Schlippenbach.

Summary: 18 bns, 9 sqns

Infantry (18 bns)

  • Dutch (Swiss) Sacconay-Bursinel (2 bns)
  • Sachsen-Gotha Prinz von Sachsen-Gotha (1 bn)
  • Dutch Tassin de Torsay (1 bn)
  • Dutch Holstein-Beck (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Huguenot) Lislemarais (1 bn)
  • Dutch Old Coehoorn (1 bn)
  • Dutch Lindeboom (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Huguenot) Belcastel (1 bn)
  • Dutch Young Coehoorn (1 bn)
  • Dutch Berkhoffer (1 bn)
  • Dutch Idsinga (1 bn)
  • Dutch Prince of Hesse (1 bn) maybe Prins van Hessen-Homburg
  • Dutch Nassau-Waale (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Swiss) Lochmann (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Swiss) Sturler (2 bns)
  • Mecklenburg-Schwerin Buchwald (1 bn)

Cavalry (9 sqns)

  • ??? Pauly (3 sqns)
  • British (Walloon) Walef's Dragoons (3 sqns)
  • Dutch Schlippenbach Dragoons (3 sqns)

Furthermore, 8 bns were in nearby places, ready to join Sparre's force:

  • Dutch Steenhuysen (1 bn)
  • Dutch van der Beke (1 bn)
  • ??? Feugler (1 bn)
  • Münster Landsbergen (1 bn)
  • Dutch Plettenberg (1 bn)
  • ??? Wilkens (1 bn)
  • Dutch (Scot) Lauder (1 bn)
  • Dutch Prott (1 bn) Ripperda since 1703

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 4 pp. 696-697