1704 – Marlborough's march to the Danube – Allied OOB May

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Description

By 19 May 1704, several Allied corps had been concentrated at Rottweil to oppose the army of the Elector of Bavaria.

Summary: 26,561 foot and 13,592 horse

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

Imperial Contingent

Prussian Contingent

  • Infantry (4,206 men)
    • Kanitz (2 bns)
    • Anhalt (2 bns)
    • Lottum (1 bn)
  • Cavalry (1,470 men)
    • L'Ostange (3 sqns)
    • Bayreuth (3 sqns)
    • Wartensleben (3 sqns)
    • Markgraf Philipp (3 sqns)
    • Kronprinz (1 sqn)
    • Krassau (2 sqns) unidentified unit
    • Sonsfeld Dragoons (1 sqn)
    • Leib-Regiment (3 sqns)

Swabian Contingent

  • Infantry (2,145 men)
    • Reischach (1,411 men)
    • Roth (734 men)
  • Cavalry (1,505 men)
    • Oettingen Dragoons (520 men)
    • Wurttemberg Cuirassiers (515 men)
    • Fugger Cuirassiers (470 men)

Franconian Contingent

  • Infantry (3,600 men)
    • Fuchs (3 bns)
    • Erffa (3 bns)
    • Schnäbelin (3 bns)
    • Waldt (3 bns)
  • Cavalry (1,000 men)
    • Ostein Dragoons (4 sqns)
    • Bayreuth (5 sqns)
    • Aufsess (5 sqns)
    • Leutsch (2 sqns)

Württemberger Contingent

  • Infantry (3,000 men)
    • Tessin (1 bn)
    • Hermann (1 bn)
    • Sternenfels (1 bn)
  • Cavalry (214 men)
    • Württemberg (214 men)

Westphalian Contingent

  • Infantry (approx. 1,784 men)
    • Bevern (1 bn)
    • Bernstorff (731 men)
    • Westerwald (253 men)
    • Paderborn (500 men)

Hanoverian Contingent

Mainzer Contingent

  • Cavalry (360 men)
    • Bibra (6 sqns)

Dutch Contingent

  • Infantry (6,968 men)
    • Beynheym (500 men)
    • Goor (565 men)
    • Hessian Leibgarde (624 men)
    • Hessian Schöpping (586 men)
    • Hessian Prinz Wilhelm (660 men)
    • Brandenburg-Ansbach Heydebrecht (578 men)
    • Wilcke (548 men)
    • Prussian Varenne (588 men)
    • Prussian Wulffen (565 men)
    • Swiss Sturler (545 men)
    • Brandenburg-Ansbach Seckendorff-Aberdar (629 men)
    • Liebeisen (580 men) unidentified unit

Part of these troops did not accompany the field army and remained in garrisons in Bregenz, Konstanz, Lindau and Villingen. This was the case of 1,200 men taken from Baden Infantry and Tollet Infantry.

Similarly, Castell Dragoons, Bothmer Dragoons, Varenne Infantry, Wulffen Infantry, Seckendorff-Aberdar Infantry and Liebeisen Infantry had been detached to the Black Forest.

Therefore there were only 41 bns and 124 sqns, for a total of 23,000 foot and 12,064 horse in camp near Eschach.

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 6, Vienna 1879, pp. 353-355