1756 - Prussian invasion of Saxony – Prussian OOB Sept 11

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Description

By September 11, the Prussian army campaigning in Saxony was deployed in several corps.

Commander-in-chief: Frederick II

Summary: 69 bns, 5 grenadier coys, 1 foot jäger coy, 101 sqns, 82 pieces of heavy artillery

Right wing under Lieutenant-General Ferdinand of Brunswick (17 bns, 10 sqns, 18 pieces of heavy artillery)

Centre near Pirna under Frederick II (16 bns, 3 grenadier coys, 10 sqns, 14 pieces of heavy artillery)

Left wing under the Duke of Braunschweig-Bevern (17 bns, 20 sqns)

In and around Dresden under Margrave Karl

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II, Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 1 Pirna und Lobositz, Berlin, 1901, Appendix No. 17, p. 338