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*[[Pomeranian Provincial Hussars von Hohendorff|Provincial Hussars von Hohendorff]] (1 sqn) ''returned to Stettin when the army set off for Eastern Pomerania''
 
*[[Pomeranian Provincial Hussars von Hohendorff|Provincial Hussars von Hohendorff]] (1 sqn) ''returned to Stettin when the army set off for Eastern Pomerania''

Latest revision as of 14:59, 23 April 2019

Hierarchical Path: Seven Years War (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1758 - Russian invasion of Brandenburg >> Detailed order of battle of Dohna's Army in mid-May 1758

Description

Commander-in-chief: Lieutenant-General zu Dohna

By mid-May 1758, the Prussian army of Lieutenant-General zu Dohna in Pomerania counted 20 bns, 36 sqns, 2 artillery coys for a total of 18,600 men and 44 field pieces.

Main Body

Infantry (17 bns)

Cavalry (31 sqns)

Field Artillery (2 coys for a total of approx. 600 men with 44 field pieces)

N.B.: furthermore, 14 12-pdr guns and 19 howitzers would arrive from Berlin on August 5

Other Detachments

Already sent to Easter Pomerania

Still being formed

Frei-Infanterie von Hordt (2 bns) assembling at Alt-Damm near Stettin

Small Garrisons

Troops from Stettin supplied the small garrisons occupying Grefswald, the Fort of Peenmünde and Swinemünde

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, Anlage 2