Prussian Army

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État-Major

General Staff
Staff Officers
Lower Staff
Adjutants

Line Infantry

Organisation
Generalities about the uniforms
Generalities about the colours

N.B.: Hereafter regiments are designated by the name of their chief in 1701 (or at their creation), changes during the war are also indicated

Leib-Regiment aka Arnim; 1707 Fusilier-Garde

Alt-Dönhof
Anhalt
Jung-Dohna
Leibgarde im Herzogtum Magdeburg aka Schöning
Kronprinzen
Markgraf Christian Ludwig
Anhalt-Zerbst
Schlabrendorff; 1703 Wulffen, 1704 Lattorf, 1708 Du Trossel
Heyden; 1703 Erbprinz Friedrich von Hessen-Kassel

Holstein-Beck

Markgraf Philipp; 1712 Markgraf Heinrich
Varenne
Brandt; 1702 Kanitz, 1708 Prince of Orange
Lottum
Alt-Dohna
Sydow; 1703 Grumbkow
Weisse Grenadier-Garde
Markgraf Albrecht
Börstel; 1711 Stille

Cavalry

Horse Regiments

Organisation
Generalities about the Uniforms
Generalities about the standards

N.B.: Initial regimental names as per owners in 1701 (or at their creation) and changes during the war

Schlippenbach
Kronprinz
Leib-Regiment
Markgraf Philipp; 1712 Markgraf Friedrich
Du Hamel; 1702 L'Ostange, 1704 Du Portail
Bayreuth
Schöning; 1703 Canstein, 1706 Katte
Gens d'Armes aka Natzmer
Heiden, disbanded in 1718
Wartensleben, disbanded in 1718

Dragoons

Organisation
Generalities about the uniforms
Generalities about the guidons

N.B.: Initial regimental names as per owners in 1701 (or at their creation) and changes during the war

Leib-Regiment Dragoner
Sonsfeld; 1711 Albe
Markgraf Albrecht
Wittgenstein; 1712 Pannwitz
Ansbach
Derfflinger

Artillery

Field Artillery Equipment - Guns, Howitzers, Mortars, Carriages

Prussian Artillery Corps

Freikorps

Cournuaud Freikorps
De la Cave Freikorps
Jung-Heyden Freikorps

References

Hohrath, Daniel: The Uniforms of the Prussian Army under Frederick the Great from 1740 to 1786; Vol. 2; Verlag Militaria, Vienna: 2011

Pelet and Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 1 p. 507

Acknowledgements

Wienand Drenth for additional info on the units of this army.