1759 - Russian campaign in Brandenburg – Prussian Army Dohna OOB end May

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Description

At the end of May 1759, the Prussian Army of Pomerania (20 bns and 28 sqns for a total of approx. 17,600 men with 46 heavy artillery pieces and 40 battalion guns, excluding Kleist’s Corps left behind in Western Pomerania) under Lieutenant-General Dohna was divided in several detachments.

Detachment of Major-General von Schlabrendorff

Main Body under Lieutenant-General von Manteuffel

Detachment of Major-General von Diericke

Detachment of Major-General von Gablentz

Detachment of Major-General von Kleist

This detachment (6 bns, 7 sqns for a total of 5,180 men with 10 heavy artillery pieces and 12 battalion guns) had been left behind in Western Pomerania to observe the Swedish army.

Other units which gradually joined the army

Gradually, Dohna’s Army received reinforcements:

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 10 Kunersdorf, Berlin, 1912, Anlage 4