1757 - Austrian invasion of Silesia – Prussian OOB August 8 - Bevern

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Description

On August 8, the Duke of Bevern move his corps from Bautzen closer to Weißenberg to ease a junction with Frederick's Corps. However, he left Major-General Rebentisch at Bautzen with 10 bns and 8 sqns with instructions to entrench his positions.

Commander: Duke of Bevern

Summary: 30 bns and 45 sqns.

Infantry (30 bns)

Cavalry (45 sqns)

Detachment (10 bns, 8 sqns) left at Bautzen under the command of Major-General Rebentisch

Infantry (10 bns for a total of approx. 5,500 men)

Cavalry (8 sqns for a total of approx. 600 men)) Seydlitz Hussars (8 sqns) the 2 other sqns were in Dresden

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 3 Kolin, Berlin, 1901, pp. 115-196, Anhang 46, 49