1757 - Allied counter-offensive in Hanover – French cantonments December

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French Cantonments on December 29 1757

Richelieu's Army

By December 29, the Maréchal de Richelieu had cantoned his army between the Aller, the Ocker and the Leine, as follows:

N.B.: in this order of battle, the battalions of Milices provinciales are probably designated by the name of their commander because we cannot establish any relation with names of these units (usually named as per the town or region where they were raised)

Soubise's Army


Pajol, Charles P. V., Les Guerres sous Louis XV, vol. IV, Paris, 1891, pp. 126-127