1758 - Prussian invasion of Moravia – Austrian Army OOB August

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Introduction

In 1758, after the failure of the Prussian invasion of Moravia, Daun followed the main Prussian in its retreat through Bohemia. By August 2, the main Austrian army was encamped at Jaromirs.

Austrian order of battle (as per Jomini)

Summary: 75 bns, 120 sqns (not counting 12 grenadier bns, carabiniers, grenzer troops, hussars and other detachment)

First Line Second Line Reserve
Erzherzog Joseph Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)

Löwenstein Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
Serbelloni Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Gelhay Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Kaiser Franz I (1 bn)
Sachsen-Hildburghausen (2 bns)
Botta d'Adorno (2 bns)
Königsegg (1 bn)
Pálffy, ???Leopold or Johann??? (2 bns)
Clerici (2 bns)
Alt Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (2 bns)
Hoch und Deutschmeister (2 bns)
Browne, Jos. (2 bns)
Bayreuth (2 bns)
Bethlen (1 bn)
Starhemberg, Emanuel (1 bn)
Alt Colloredo-Waldsee (1 bn)
O'Donell Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Schmerzing Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Herzog Württemberg Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
Hessen-Darmstadt Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
Kollowrat-Krakowski (1 bn)
Moltke (2 bns)
Los Rios (1 bn)

Batthyányi Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)

Erzherzog Leopold Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Stampach Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Anhalt-Zerbst Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Carl Lothringen (1 bn)
Waldeck (2 bns)
Daun, Leopold (2 bns)
Kheul (2 bns)
Andlau (1 bn)
Türheim (2 bns)
Esterházy, Josef (2 bns)
Bathyany (2 bns)
Forgách (2 bns)
Puebla (2 bns)
Mercy-Argenteau (2 bns)
Anspach Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Erzherzog Ferdinand Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
Gaisruck (2 bns)
Jung Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (2 bns)
Harrach, J. (2 bns)

Daun, Heinrich (2 bns)

de Ligne (2 bns)
Pallavicini (1 bn)
Luzan (2 bns)
Baden-Durlach (1 bn)
Wied-Runkel (2 bns)
Kurmainz (1 bn)
Rot Würzburg (1 bn)
Arenberg (2 bns)
Harsch (2 bns)
Baden-Baden (2 bns)
de Wallis (François) (2 bns)
Neuberg (probably Neipperg) (2 bns)
Benedikt Daun Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Kolowrat-Krakowski Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
Birkenfeld Cuirassiers (5 sqns + 1 carabinier coy)
Althann Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
Kolowrat-Krakowski Dragoons (5 sqns + 1 horse grenadier coy)
N.B.: last unit recorded twice

References

Jomini, Henri, Traité des grandes opérations militaires, 2ème édition, 2ème partie, Magimel, Paris: 1811, pp. 66-135