1758 - French invasion of Hesse – Soubise OOB July

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Order of Battle of Soubise' Army near Friedberg in July 1758

Commander-in-chief: Charles de Rohan, prince de Soubise

Infantry Cavalry
39 battalions: 28 squadrons:
  • Gendarmerie (8 sqns)
  • Commissaire Général (2 sqns)
  • Des Salles (2 sqns)
  • Poly (2 sqns)
  • D’Héricy (2 sqns)
  • Royal Allemand (2 sqns)
  • Nassau (2 sqns)
  • Raugrave (2 sqns)
  • Württemberg (2 sqns)
  • Royal Nassau Hussards (4 sqns)
Artillery Dragoons
1 battalion:
  • Royal Artillerie - Loyauté battalion (1 bn)
  • 4 x 12-pdrs
  • 4 x 8-pdrs
  • 22 x 4-pdrs (long)
  • 10 x 4-pdrs (short) for the Württemberg Contingent
  • 4 howitzers
4 squadrons:
  • Apchon Dragoons (4 sqns)

N.B.: Fischer Corps was also attached to Soubise's army. Furthermore, Dauphin Infanterie and Penthièvre Cavalerie were assigned to the protection of the lines of communication with the Rhine.

References

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