1757 - Prussian invasion of Bohemia – Prussian OOB June 28 – Frederick

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Description

Detailed order of battle of Frederick's Army on June 28 1757 at Leitmeritz.

Summary: 33 bns, 58 sqns

Commander: King Frederick II of Prussia seconded by Field-Marshall Keith

First Line Second Line
Cavalry Right Wing under Lieutenant-General von Kyau
Major-General von Driesen Major-General von Katte
Infantry Centre
Right flank guard under Major-General von Grumkow

Lieutenant-General Ferdinand von Braunschweig

Lieutenant-General von Meyerinck

Lieutenant-General Prince Heinchich

Left flank guard under Major-General von Rohr

Lieutenant-General Hereditary Prince of Hessen-Darmstadt

Lieutenant-General von Forcade

Cavalry Left Wing under Lieutenant-General von Penavaire
Major-General Baron Schönaich Major-General von Meier

In addition to this force, 11 bns and 28 sqns were distributed along the lines of communication.

Infantry (11 bns)

Cavalry (28 sqns)

On July 5, Grenadier Battalion Finck joined Frederick's Army at Leitmeritz.

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 3 Kolin, Berlin, 1901, Appendix 8 and Anhang 32