1758 - French invasion of Westphalia – Chevert OOB August

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Description

Detailed order of battle of Chevert's Corps at the end of August 1758 near Soest.

Commander-in-chief: Lieutenant-General de Chevert seconded by Prince Xavier of Saxony

First line

  • Maréchal de camp de Bellefond
  • Lieutenants-Generals de Gallier, de Boges, von Dyherrn
  • Brigadiers: de St. Jal, Vicomte de Belzunce, Rohan-Rochefort, Bourbon-Busset

Second line:

  • Lieutenant-General de Galbert
  • GFWM: von Klingenberg and von Osten
First Line Second Line Reserve
Right Wing
du Roy Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Lastic de Saint-Jal Cavalerie (2 sqns)
Chabrillan Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Dauphin Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Chartres Cavalerie (2 sqns)
Orléans Cavalerie (2 sqns)

 
Centre
Belzunce Infanterie (1 bn)

Rohan Rochefort Infanterie (2 bns)
Prinz Friedrich August Infantry (2 bns)
Prinz Maximilian Infantry (1 bn)
Prinz Xaver Infantry (2 bns)
Garde zu Fuss (1 bn)

Baaden Infantry (1 bn)

Osten Infantry (1 bn)
Prinz Clemens Infantry (1 bn)
Rochow Infantry (1 bn)
Prinz Gotha Infantry (1 bn)
Minckwitz Infantry (1 bn)
Graf Brühl Infantry (1 bn)
Prinz Joseph (1 bn)

Kurprinzessin Infantry (2 bns)

Fürst Lubomirsky Infantry (1 bn)

Left Wing
Bourbon-Busset Cavalerie (2 sqns)

Trasseigny Cavalerie (2 sqns)
Royal-Piémont Cavalerie (2 sqns)

   

Light troops under Maréchal de camp Comte de Chabot

Artillery

  • 8 x 8-pdr guns

References

Salisch, M. von: Treue Deserteure – Das kursächsische Militär und der Siebenjährige Krieg, Munich, 2009

Schuster, O. and F. Francke: Geschichte der Sächsischen Armee, 2. part, Leipzig 1885

Acknowledgement

Harald Skala for the intial version of this article