1757 - Austrian invasion of Silesia – Prussian OOB July 3 – Prince of Prussia

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Description

Detailed order of march of the army (including most of the rest of the Prussian army who had fought at Kolin) of the Prince of Prussia in Bohemia on July 3.

Summary (including detachments): 48 bns, 75 sqns

Commander: Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia

Avant-Garde under Lieutenant-General Count Schmettau (4 bns, 5 sqns)
Grenadier Battalion Gemmingen (1 bn)

Grenadier Battalion Kahlenberg (1 bn)
Wied Fusiliers (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
I./Kalckreuth Fusiliers (1 bn)
II./Werner Hussars (5 sqns)

First Column
under Lieutenant-General Duke of Bevern (17 bns, 25 sqns)
Second Column
under Lieutenant-General von Schultze (11 bns, 10 sqns)
I./Tresckow Infantry (1 bn)

Geßler Cuirassiers (5 sqns)
Baron von Kyau Cuirassiers (5 sqns)
Prinz von Schönaich-Carolath Cuirassiers (5 sqns)
Prinz von Preußen Infantry (2 bns)
Winterfeldt Infantry (2 bns)
Hautcharmoy Infantry (2 bns)
Brandes Fusiliers (2 bns)
II./Tresckow Infantry (1 bn)
Lestwitz Infantry (2 bns)
Kalckstein Infantry (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
Manteuffel Infantry (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
Bornstedt Infantry (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
I. and II./Anhalt-Dessau Infantry (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
Hülsen Infantry (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
Krockow Cuirassiers (5 sqns)
Rochow Cuirassiers (5 sqns)

Kreytzen Fusiliers (1 bn)

Blanckensee Dragoons (5 sqns)
Fouqué Fusiliers (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
Markgraf von Brandenburg-Schwedt Fusiliers (2 bns) aka Markgraf Heinrich
I./Manstein Fusiliers (1 bn)
Temporarily combined units (1 bn)

Wietersheim Fusiliers (2 bns)
Duke von Württemberg Fusiliers (2 bns) aka Alt-Württemberg
Münchow Fusiliers (2 bns reduced to a single bn)
Normann Dragoons (5 sqns)

Rearguard under Lieutenant-General von Zieten (5 bns, 15 sqns)
Grenadier Battalion Lubath (1 bn)

Grenadier Battalion Östenreich (1 bn)
Grenadier Battalion Alt-Billerbeck (1 bn)
Temporarily combined grenadier units (1 bn)

Frei-Infanterie le Noble (1 bn)
Feldjäger zu Fuß von Aweyde
Herzog von Württemberg Dragoons (5 sqns)
I./Puttkamer Hussars (5 sqns)
II./Wartenberg Hussars (5 sqns)

Lieutenant-General von Winterfeldt's detachment (4 bns, 10 sqns)

Major-General von Rebentisch's detachment (5 bns, 5 sqns)

Major-General von Meinicke's detachment (2 bns, 5 sqns)

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 3 Kolin, Berlin, 1901, Appenxix 9