1759 – French offensive in West Germany – Ferdinand OOB Spring

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Introduction

This article is derived from tables published by Christian Rogge in "The French & Allied Armies in Germany during the Seven Years War" which Christian has kindly authorised us to publish here.

Description

Detailed order of battle of Ferdinand of Brunswick' army operating in Hesse during the first half of 1759.

Summary: 25 bns, 43 sqns and light troops

First Line Second Line Reserve
Cavalry Right Wing under lord Granby
Mostyn Division Finckenstein Brigade  
Infantry Centre
Prince of Holstein Division

Prince of Anhalt Division

Hereditary Prince Division

Wutginau Division Freytag Reserve
  • Prussian Ruesch Hussars (3 sqns)
  • Brunswick Converged Grenadiers (1 bn)
  • Hessian Converged Grenadiers (1 bn)
  • Hanoverian Converged Grenadiers (? bns)
  • Hessian Converged Grenadiers (? bns)
  • Hanoverian Jägers (? coys)
  • Hessian Jägers (? coys)
  • Hanoverian Jägers (3 sqns)
Cavalry Left Wing under prince Ysenburg
 

References

Rogge, Christian, The French & Allied Armies in Germany during the Seven Years War, Frankfurt, 2006