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***[[Saint-Ignon Dragoons|Benedikt Daun Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Saint-Ignon Dragoons|Benedikt Daun Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
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Several corps of light troops had also been detached from the main army.
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'''Morocz's Corps'''
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*Light Infantry under Major-General Baron Beck (5 bns for a total of 2,830 men)
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**[[Slavonisch-Brooder Grenzer]] (2 bns)
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**[[Warasdiner-Sankt Georger Grenzer]] (1 bn)
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**[[Warasdiner-Creutzer Grenzer]] (2 bns)
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*Light Cavalry (12 sqns for a total of 1,180 men)
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**[[Paul Anton Esterházy Hussars]] (6 sqns)
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**[[Bethlen Hussars|Morocz Hussars]] (6 sqns)
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'''Hadik's Corps'''
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*Light Infantry (4 bns for a total of 2,550 men)
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**[[Karlstädter-Szluiner Grenzer]] (2 bns)
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**[[Slavonisch-Gradiskaner Grenzer]] (2 bns)
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*Light Cavalry (13 sqns for a total of 1,500 men)
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**[[Baranyay Hussars]] (6 sqns)
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**[[Jazygier-Kumanier Hussars]] (5 sqns)
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**[[Karlstädter Grenz-Hussars]] (2 sqns)
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'''Nádasdy's Corps'''
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*Light Infantry (10 bns for a total of 2,470 men)
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**[[Banal-Grenzinfanterieregiment nr. 1]] (2 bns)
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**[[Banal-Grenzinfanterieregiment nr. 2]] (2 bns) ''with Loudon on the left bank of the Elbe''
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**[[Karlstädter-Lykaner Grenzer]] (2 bns) ''with Loudon on the left bank of the Elbe''
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**[[Karlstädter-Oguliner Grenzer]] (2 bns) ''including 1 bn with Loudon on the left bank of the Elbe''
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**[[Karlstädter-Ottochaner Grenzer]] (2 bns) ''including 1 bn with Loudon on the left bank of the Elbe''
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*Saxon Brigade (11 sqns for a total of 1,580 men)
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**[[Prinz Karl Chevauxlegers]] (4 sqns)
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**[[Prinz Albrecht Chevauxlegers]] (3 sqns)
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**[[Graf Brühl Chevauxlegers]] (4 sqns)
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*Light Cavalry (30 sqns for a total of 3,370 men)
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**[[Kaiser Franz I Hussars]] (6 sqns)
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**[[Nádasdy Hussars]] (6 sqns)
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**[[Dessewffy Hussars]] (3 sqns)
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**[[Kálnoky Hussars]] (6 sqns)
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**[[Hadik Hussars]] (6 sqns) ''with Loudon on the left bank of the Elbe''
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**[[Banalisten Grenz-Hussars]] (3 sqns)
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N.B.: on July 4, part of the Reserve  of the main army was sent to reinforce Nádasdy's Corps. These units were:
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*Line Infantry (5 bns for a total of 3,750 men)
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**[[Leopold Pálffy Infantry|Leopold Pálffy]] (1 bn)
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**[[Macquire Infantry|Macquire]] (1 bn)
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**[[Forgách Infantry|Forgách]] (1 bn)
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**[[Batthyányi Infantry|Batthyányi]] (1 bn)
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**[[Bayreuth Infantry|Bayreuth]] (1 bn)
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*Cavalry (14 sqns for a total of 1,370 men)
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**[[Sachsen-Gotha Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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**[[Jung-Modena Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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==References==
 
==References==
 
Cogswell, Neil, ''Journal of Horace St. Paul 1757: The Advance to Nismes'', Seven Years War Association Journal Vol. XI No. 2
 
Cogswell, Neil, ''Journal of Horace St. Paul 1757: The Advance to Nismes'', Seven Years War Association Journal Vol. XI No. 2
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*Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: ''Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen'', Part 3 ''Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763'', Vol. 3 ''Kolin'', Berlin, 1901, Anhang 34
  
  
 
[[Category:Campaign]]
 
[[Category:Campaign]]

Revision as of 16:37, 14 July 2017

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Description

On June 30 1757, the combined armies of FM Charles de Lorraine and FM Leopold Count Daun were encamped at Czelakowitz (present-day Celakovice) in Bohemia.

Units are listed from right to left.

First Line Second Line Reserve Corps
Cavalry right wing under General Lucchese Cavalry right wing under General Prince Esterházy Cavalry Right Wing under General Stampach
Infantry under General Keuhl Infantry under General Marschall
  • Lieutenant-General Starhemberg
  • Lieutenant-General Forgàcs
    • Major-General Buttler's Brigade
      • Puebla (2 bns + 2 grenadier coys)
      • Haller (2 bns + 2 grenadier coys)
    • Major-General Browne's Brigade
  • Lieutenant-General Wied-Runkel
  • Lieutenant-General Sprecher
    • Major-General Stolberg's Brigade
      • Harsch (2 bns + 2 grenadier coys)
      • Kolowrat (2 bns + 2 grenadier coys)
    • Major-General Wolff's Brigade
Infantry under General Colloredo
Cavalry Left Wing under General Serbelloni Cavalry Left Wing under General Bretlach Cavalry Left Wing under General Stampach

Several corps of light troops had also been detached from the main army.

Morocz's Corps

Hadik's Corps

Nádasdy's Corps

N.B.: on July 4, part of the Reserve of the main army was sent to reinforce Nádasdy's Corps. These units were:


References

Cogswell, Neil, Journal of Horace St. Paul 1757: The Advance to Nismes, Seven Years War Association Journal Vol. XI No. 2

  • Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 3 Kolin, Berlin, 1901, Anhang 34