1759 - Swedish campaign in Pomerania – Swedish Army OOB December

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Description

The commander of the Swedish field army, General Jacob Albrekt Lantingshausen, and his second-in-command, Lieutenant-General Fredrik Axel von Fersen established their headquarters in Greifswald. Swedish troops took their cantonments as follows (from west to east):

The Jönköpings Infantry (6 coys) under Colonel Karl Fredrik Pechlin encamped on the Island of Usedom, with 40 men in advanced positions in the town of Wohlgast.

The Swedish Artillery had built redoubts in various locations, especially at important river crossings.

References

Acknowledgments

Gunnar W. Bergman for information on the cantonments of the Swedish army in November and December 1759