1757 - Austrian invasion of Silesia – Prussian OOB December 7

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Description

Detailed order of battle of the Prussian field armies (a total of 48½ bns and 133 sqns) in Silesia on December 7.

Note: the 5 sqns of the II./Szekely Hussars are absent from this list.

Zieten's Army

Commander-in-chief: Hans Joachim von Lieutenant-General Zieten

Summary: 11½ bns, 78 sqns

Infantry (11½ bns)

Cavalry (78 sqns)

Frederick’s Army

Commander-in-chief: King Frederick II

Summary: 34 bns, 53 sqns

Infantry (34 bns)

Cavalry (53 sqns)

Other detachments

Summary: 5 bns, 7 sqns

Guarding the bakery at Neumarkt (1 bn)

Guarding the Austrian prisoners at Lissa (3 bns, 5 sqns)

Escorting Austrian prisoners to Neumarkt (1 bn)

Sent to Glatz (2 sqns)

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 6 Leuthen, Berlin, 1904, Anhang 21