1758 - Prussian invasion of Moravia – Prussian Convoy June 25

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Description

Detailed order of battle of the Prussian Convoy at Troppau on June 25, 1758.

Commander-in-Chief: Lieutenant-Colonel von Mosel from Jung-Kreytzen Infantry

Summary: 7,461 foot, 1,798 horse for a total of 9,259 men with 16 battalion guns.

Vanguard under Lieutenant-Colonel Salenmon

Main body

Rearguard

N.B.: the cavalry contingent totalled some 1,200 men, thus each regiment probably contributed approx. 100 men.

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 7 Olmütz und Crefeld, Berlin, 1909, Anlage 7