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*Lieutenant-General Spada
 
*Lieutenant-General Spada
 
**[[Ville, Charles-Joseph Canon Marquis|Major-General de Ville]]'s Brigade
 
**[[Ville, Charles-Joseph Canon Marquis|Major-General de Ville]]'s Brigade
***[[Erzherzog Joseph Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Erzherzog Joseph Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
***[[Erzherzog Leopold Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Erzherzog Leopold Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
**Major-General Schallenberg's Brigade
 
**Major-General Schallenberg's Brigade
***[[Di Stampa Cuirassiers|Birkenfeld Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Di Stampa Cuirassiers|Birkenfeld Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
*Lieutenant-General Trautmannsdorf
 
*Lieutenant-General Trautmannsdorf
 
**Major-General Kolbel's Brigade
 
**Major-General Kolbel's Brigade
***[[Schmerzing Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Schmerzing Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
***[[O'Donell Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[O'Donell Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
**Major-General Podstatzky's Brigade
 
**Major-General Podstatzky's Brigade
***[[Anhalt-Zerbst Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Anhalt-Zerbst Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
||Cavalry right wing under General Prince Esterházy
 
||Cavalry right wing under General Prince Esterházy
 
*Lieutenant-General Kolowrat
 
*Lieutenant-General Kolowrat
 
**Major-General Lobkowitz's Brigade
 
**Major-General Lobkowitz's Brigade
 
***[[Hessen-Darmstadt Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Hessen-Darmstadt Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
***[[Sachsen-Gotha Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Sachsen-Gotha Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
 
**Major-General Mercy d´Argenteau's Brigade
 
**Major-General Mercy d´Argenteau's Brigade
 
***[[Herzog Württemberg Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Herzog Württemberg Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
***[[Infant von Portugal Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Infant von Portugal Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
**Major-General La Reintrie's Brigade
 
**Major-General La Reintrie's Brigade
***[[Sachsen-Teschen Cuirassiers|Kalckreuth Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Sachsen-Teschen Cuirassiers|Kalckreuth Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
||Cavalry Right Wing under General Stampach
 
||Cavalry Right Wing under General Stampach
 
*Lieutenant-General Villars (?)
 
*Lieutenant-General Villars (?)
 
**Major-General Claes (?)'s Brigade
 
**Major-General Claes (?)'s Brigade
***[[Batthyányi Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Batthyányi Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
***[[Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
 
**Major-General Berlichingen's Brigade
 
**Major-General Berlichingen's Brigade
 
***[[Pálffy Cuirassiers|Carl Pálffy Cuirassiers]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Pálffy Cuirassiers|Carl Pálffy Cuirassiers]] (5 sqns)
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*Lieutenant-General Starhemberg
 
*Lieutenant-General Starhemberg
 
**Major-General Martigny's Brigade
 
**Major-General Martigny's Brigade
***[[Anspach Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Anspach Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
**Major-General Stampa's Brigade
 
**Major-General Stampa's Brigade
***[[Benedikt Daun Cuirassiers|Löwenstein Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Benedikt Daun Cuirassiers|Löwenstein Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
***[[Stampach Cuirassiers]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Stampach Cuirassiers]] (5 sqns)
 
*Lieutenant-General Benedikt Daun
 
*Lieutenant-General Benedikt Daun
 
**Major-General Hedewiger's Brigade
 
**Major-General Hedewiger's Brigade
***[[Buccow Cuirassiers|Lucchesi Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Buccow Cuirassiers|Lucchesi Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
**Major-General Löwenstein's Brigade
 
**Major-General Löwenstein's Brigade
***[[Erzherzog Maximilian Cuirassiers|Erzherzog Ferdinand Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Erzherzog Maximilian Cuirassiers|Erzherzog Ferdinand Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
***[[Prinz Savoyen Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Prinz Savoyen Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
||Cavalry Left Wing under General Bretlach  
 
||Cavalry Left Wing under General Bretlach  
 
*Lieutenant-General O'Donell
 
*Lieutenant-General O'Donell
 
**Major-General Pellegrini's Brigade
 
**Major-General Pellegrini's Brigade
***[[De Ville Cuirassiers|Gelhay Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[De Ville Cuirassiers|Gelhay Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
**Major-General Le Fêvre's Brigade
 
**Major-General Le Fêvre's Brigade
***[[Serbelloni Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Serbelloni Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
***[[Modena Cuirassiers|Alt-Modena Cuirassiers]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Modena Cuirassiers|Alt-Modena Cuirassiers]] (6 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
 
**Major-General Aspremont's Brigade
 
**Major-General Aspremont's Brigade
***[[Kolowrat-Krakowski Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Kolowrat-Krakowski Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
 
***[[Liechtenstein Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Liechtenstein Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
||Cavalry Left Wing under General Stampach
 
||Cavalry Left Wing under General Stampach
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***[[Saxon Karabiniergarde]] (4 sqns)
 
***[[Saxon Karabiniergarde]] (4 sqns)
 
**Major-General Castiglione's Brigade
 
**Major-General Castiglione's Brigade
***[[Jung-Modena Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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***[[Jung-Modena Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
 
***[[Saint-Ignon Dragoons|Benedikt Daun Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
***[[Saint-Ignon Dragoons|Benedikt Daun Dragoons]] (5 sqns)
 
|}
 
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**[[Bayreuth Infantry|Bayreuth]] (1 bn)
 
**[[Bayreuth Infantry|Bayreuth]] (1 bn)
 
*Cavalry (14 sqns for a total of 1,370 men)
 
*Cavalry (14 sqns for a total of 1,370 men)
**[[Sachsen-Gotha Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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**[[Sachsen-Gotha Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
**[[Jung-Modena Dragoons]] (7 sqns)
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**[[Jung-Modena Dragoons]] (6 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
  
  

Latest revision as of 15:56, 11 June 2018

Hierarchical Path: Seven Years War (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1757 - Austrian invasion of Silesia >> Detailed order of battle of the Austrian Army in Bohemia on June 30 1757

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