1757 - Franco-Imperial invasion of Saxony – Soubise OOB September

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Description

Detailed order of battle of Soubise's French army on September 27 1757.

Commander-in-Chief: Charles de Rohan, Prince de Soubise

First Line Second Line
Infantry Division under the Comte de Lorges assisted by the Chevalier de Nugent

Infantry Division under the Chevalier de Nicolay assisted by the Marquis de Rougé and M. de la Salle

Infantry Division under the Comte de Saint-Germain assisted by M. Darbonnier de Dizy
Cavalry Division under the Marquis de Chétardie assisted by the Marquis de Crillon Cavalry Division under the Comte de Mailly assisted by M. de Planta and M. de Rouergue

At this date, Tournaisis Infanterie (1 bn) was detached to Hanau, while Royal Comtois Infanterie (2 bns) was still detached to the Lower Rhine Army.

The Volontaires de Nassau-Sarrebruck (2 sqns) had been attached to Szechény's Hussar Brigade.

The Apchon Dragons (4 sqns) and the V./Corps Royal de l'Artillerie - Aumale were not mentioned in the order of battle of this date.

References

Rogge, Christian: The French & Allied Armies in Germany during the Seven Years War, Frankfurt, 2006