1757 - Austrian invasion of Silesia – Prussian OOB August 15

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Description

By August 15 1757, Frederick II had assembled the various corps of his army operating in Lusatia and advanced on the Austrian positions around Zittau.

Commander-in-chief: King Frederick II of Prussia seconded by Field-Marshal Keith

Units are listed from right to left.

First Line Second Line Third Line
Cavalry right wing under Lieutenant-General Kyau Cavalry right wing under Lieutenant-General Kyau Lieutenant-General Zieten
Right Flank Guard    
Infantry Centre Infantry Centre Lieutenant-General Zieten
Left Flank Guard    
Cavalry Left Wing under Lieutenant-General Pennavaire Cavalry Left Wing under Lieutenant-General Pennavaire Lieutenant-General Zieten

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 3 Kolin, Berlin, 1901, Appendix 12

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