1757 - Prussian invasion of Bohemia – Prussian OOB March – Schwerin

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At the end of March 1757, a Prussian corps under the command of Field-Marshal Count Schwerin was deployed in Silesia.

Summary: 44,000 men (32,000 foot in 35 bns, 12,000 horse in 60 sqns)

Commander-in-chief of the Army of Silesia: Field-Marshal Count Schwerin

First Line Second Line
Cavalry Right Wing under Lieutenant-General Prinz Schönaich
Major-General von Blanckensee Major-General von Plettenberg
Infantry Right Wing under Lieutenant-General von Winterfeldt
Grenadier-Battalion Ingersleben (1 bn) as right flank guard

Major-General von Manteuffel

Major-General von Brandes
Infantry Centre under Lieutenant-General von Hautcharmoy
Major-General Tresckow Major-General von Kalckreuth
Infantry Left Wing under Lieutenant-General Baron de la Motte Fouqué
Major-General von Kurssell

Grenadier Battalion Plötz (1 bn) as left flank guard

Major-General von Saldern
Cavalry Left Wing under Lieutenant-General Prinz Schönaich
Major-General von Krockow Major-General von Plettenberg

Hussar Corps under Major-General von Wartenberg (from right to left)


Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 2 Prag, Berlin, 1901, Anlage 2.IV