1760 - Russian campaign in Brandenburg – Prussian OOB June

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Description

Order of battle of the Prussian army of Prince Heinrich gathering on the Silesian border at the beginning of June 1760 and of the various corps destined to operate in Brandenburg and Pomerania.

Prince Heinrich's Main Army

Commander-in-chief: General of Infantry Prince Heinrich

Summary: 40 bns and 62 sqns for a total of approx. 35,000 men

Prince Heinrich's Corps near Sagan

Commander: General of Infantry Prince Heinrich

Infantry (15 bns)

Cavalry (23 sqns)

Thadden's Detachment near Landsberg

Commander: Colonel von Thadden

Infantry (3 bns)

Cavalry (4 sqns)

Goltz's Corps near Löwenberg

Commander: Lieutenant-General Baron von der Goltz

Infantry (15 bns for a total of 10,657 men)

Cavalry (15 sqns for a total of 2,158 men)

Artillery (8 pieces)

  • 4 x heavy 12-pdr guns
  • 4 x light 12-pdr guns

Forcade's Corps in Eastern Pomerania

Commander: Lieutenant-General von Forcade

Infantry (7 bns for a total of 72 officers and 3,594 men))

Cavalry (20 sqns for a totl of 85 officers and 2,290 men)

Artillery (24 heavy pieces)

  • 12 x 12-pdr guns
  • 12 x 6-pdr guns


References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 12 Landeshut und Liegnitz, Berlin, 1913, Anlage 2