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Hierarchical Path: Seven Years War (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1758 - Swedish campaign in Pomerania >> Swedish Army OOB in September

Description

In September 1758, the Royal Swedish Army operating in Pomerania under the command of General of Infantry Count Hamilton consisted of some 17,050 men (10,950 foot, 4,150 horse, 1,400 artillerymen including Nylands Infantry, and 550 light troops. Furthermore, there were 1,650 men in Stralsund or along the lines of communication.

First Line Second Line
Cavalry Right Wing under Lieutenant-General Baron Åkerhielm
Major-General Count Horn’s Brigade Norra Skånska Horse (8 coys)
Infantry Right Wing under Lieutenant-General Baron Lantingshausen
Major-General Ehrenvärd’s Brigade Flank guard under Major Wrangel

Major-General von Lingen’s Brigade

Infantry Left Wing under Lieutenant-General Count Fersen
Major-General Count Hessenstein’s Brtigade Major-General Baron Kalling’s Brigade

Flank guard under Meijerfelt

Cavalry Left Wing under Lieutenant-General Count H. H. Liewen
Major-General Karpelan’s Brigade Södra Skånska Horse (8 coys)

Light Troops

Artillery

  • Field Artillery Regiment (24 coys in 8 brigades)
    • 1st Brigade (2 coys with 8 x 12-pdrs)
    • 2nd Brigade (4 coys with 16 x 6-pdrs)
    • 3rd Brigade (3 coys with 12 pieces: 8-pdr guns and 16-pdr howitzers)
    • 4th Brigade (3 coys with 12 x 3-pdrs)
    • 5th Brigade (3 coys with 12 x 3-pdrs)
    • 6th Brigade (3 coys with 12 x 3-pdrs)
    • 7th Brigade (3 coys with 12 x 3-pdrs)
    • 8th Brigade (3 coys with 12 x 3-pdrs)
  • Nylands Infantry (1 bn) distributed among the artillery brigades to serve guns

Left behind in Stralsund under Major-General von Lybecker

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, Appendix 10