1759 - Allied spring offensive in Western Germany – Ferdinand OOB End March

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Description

Detailed order of battle of Ferdinand of Brunswick' Army operating against the Reichsarmee and the French Army of the Main at the end of March 1759.

Summary: 29 bns, 43 sqns. 16 light troops coys, 21 heavy artillery pieces for a total of approx. 27,000 men

Commander-in-Chief: Field Marshal Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick

Vanguard under Lieutenant-General Hereditary Prince of Brunswick

Infantry (15 bns)

Cavalry (16 sqns)

Hussars (3 sqns)

Light troops (9 coys)

Right Column under Lieutenant-General Duke of Holstein-Gottorp

Infantry (5 bns)

Cavalry (12 sqns)

Hussars (1 sqn)

Light Troops (3 coys)

Left Column under Lieutenant-General Prinz zu Ysenburg

Infantry (9 bns)

Cavalry (11 sqns)

Light Troops (4 light coys)

Artillery (21 heavy pieces)

  • 4 x 6-pdr guns
  • 14 x 12-pdr guns
  • 3 x howitzers
  • Pontoon Train

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 9 Bergen, Berlin, 1911, Anlage 4