Origin and History
To do: date of creation and regimental history before the SYW.
To do: brief presentation of the organisation of the regiment at the start of the SYW
and indication of any change in organisation during the SYW with date of change.
During the Seven Years' War, the regiment was commanded by:
- since 1756: Hadell
- from 1757: Kniestedt
In 1764, after the war, the regiment was reduced to 3 companies.
Service during the War
The regiment remained in the principality of Brunswick throughout the Seven Years' War, being used as a depot unit to replenish the ranks of the Brunswick contingent which had joined the Allied army.
By 1762, it counted about 720 men in 7 companies.
|Coat||blue with yellow buttons on the right side and 1 yellow button on each side at the small of the back
|Waistcoat||blue with yellow buttons and with horizontal pockets, each with yellow buttons|
Troopers were armed with ???.
Ortenburg, Georg von, Braunschweigisches Militär, Elm Verlag, Cremlingen, 1987
Schirmer; Friedrich, Die Heere der kriegführenden Staaten 1756 - 1763. Edited and published by KLIO-Landesgruppe Baden-Württemberg e.V., Magstadt, 1989