1712 – Campaign on the Rhine – Imperialist OOB Spring

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Description

In the spring of 1712, the Duke of Württemberg was at the head of 59 bns and 75 sqns, for a total of 36,800 foot and 11,500 horse.

Order of battle of the Reichsarmee stationed on the Rhine in the Spring of 1712.

Imperial (Austrian) Contingent

Infantry

Cavalry

Franconian Contingent

Infantry

  • Grenadiers (1 bn)
  • Boyneburg (3 bns)
  • Helmstätt (3 bns)
  • Ilten (2 bns)
  • Jaxtheim (2 bns)
  • Hohenzollern (2 bns)
  • Erffa (3 bns)

Cavalry

  • Brandenburg-Bayreuth Cavalry (5 sqns)
  • Bibra Dragoons (5 sqns)

Swabian Contingent

Infantry

  • Grenadiers (1 bn)
  • Baden.-Baden (2 bns)
  • Baden-Durlach (2 bns)
  • Enzberg (2 bns)
  • Roth (2 bns)
  • Reischach (2 bns)

Cavalry

  • Württemberg Garde (1 sqns)
  • Oettingen Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • Fugger Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • Prince Württemberg Dragoons (4 sqns)

Upper-Rhine Contingent

Infantry

  • Churmainz (3 bns)
  • Darmstadt (2 bns)
  • Nassau-Idstein (2 bns)
  • Schönborn (2 bns)

Cavalry

  • Darmstadt Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • Nassau Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Bernsau Cavalry (1 sqn)

Electoral Rheinisch Contingent

Infantry

  • Von der Leyen (1 bn)
  • Eltz (1 bn)
  • Harstal (1 bn)

Westphalian Contingent

Infantry

  • Zimmern (1 bn)
  • Uslar (2 bns)

Cavalry

  • Venningen Dragoons (2 sqns)
  • Nagel Cavalry (2 sqns)

Bavarian Contingent

Infantry

  • Haxthausen (1 bn)
  • Bavarian "Kreis" (1 bn)
  • Salzburg (2 bns)

Upper-Saxony Contingent

Infantry

  • Schrattenbach (1 bn)
  • Anspach (1 bn)
  • Anhalt-Dessau (1 coy)

Cavalry

  • Sachsen-Gotha Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Anspach Dragoons (3 sqns)

Lower-Saxony Contingent

Infantry

  • Hildesheim (1 bn)

Cavalry

  • Holstein Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • Mecklenburg Cavalry (2 sqns)

References

Eberswald, H. Edler von: Spanischer Successions-Krieg. Feldzug 1712 II. Serie, V. file, Vienna 1889

Acknowledgements

Harald Skala for the initial version of this article