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Hierarchical Path: Seven Years War (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1758 - Russian invasion of Brandenburg >> Detailed order of battle of Dohna’s Prussian Army on August 22, 1758

Description

Commander-in-chief: Lieutenant-General zu Dohna

By August 22, 1758, the Prussian army of Lieutenant-General zu Dohna assembled near Gorgast counted 21 bns, 35 sqns, and 77 field pieces.

Main Body

Infantry (21 bns for a total of 14,588 men and an average of 659 men per bn)

Cavalry (35 sqns for a total of 3,990 men and an average of 114 men per sqn)

Field Artillery

  • 47 x 12-pdr guns
  • 30 howitzers

Other Detachments

Infantry (5 bns) they would join Dohna’s Army before the Battle of Zorndorf

Cavalry (10 sqns) they would join Dohna’s Army before the Battle of Zorndorf

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 8 Zorndorf und Hochkirch, Berlin, 1910, Anhang 22