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==Order of battle of Austrian forces in Silesia in early June 1760==
 
==Order of battle of Austrian forces in Silesia in early June 1760==
 
===Order of battle of the Army of Silesia (40,000 men) near Frankenstein===
 
===Order of battle of the Army of Silesia (40,000 men) near Frankenstein===
Commander-in-chief: [[Loudon, Baron Ernst Gideon|Field-Marshal Ernst Gideon Baron Loudon]]
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Commander-in-chief: [[Loudon, Baron Ernst Gideon|FZM Ernst Gideon Baron Loudon]]
  
 
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'''Reserve Corps''' (9 grenadier bns, 11 elite cavalry coys) under the command of General Baron Müffling  
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'''Reserve Corps''' (9 grenadier bns, 11 elite cavalry coys) under the command of FML Baron Müffling  
 
*[[Grün Loudon Grenadiers]] (2 bns)
 
*[[Grün Loudon Grenadiers]] (2 bns)
 
*Converged grenadier battalions (7 bns of 4 coys each) ''from all the line infantry regiments belonging to Loudon's army infantry regiments''
 
*Converged grenadier battalions (7 bns of 4 coys each) ''from all the line infantry regiments belonging to Loudon's army infantry regiments''
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*[[Bethlen Hussars]] (6 sqns)
 
*[[Bethlen Hussars]] (6 sqns)
  
'''Corps Wolfersdorff''' near Trautenau (part of Loudon's army) under the command of General Baron Wolfersdorf  
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'''Corps Wolfersdorff''' near Trautenau (part of Loudon's army) under the command of FML Baron Wolfersdorf  
 
*Infantry (5 bns and 4 grenadier coys)  
 
*Infantry (5 bns and 4 grenadier coys)  
 
**[[Johann Pálffy Infantry|Preysach]] (2 bns)
 
**[[Johann Pálffy Infantry|Preysach]] (2 bns)
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**[[Slavonisch-Gradiskaner Grenzer]] (2 bns)
 
**[[Slavonisch-Gradiskaner Grenzer]] (2 bns)
 
**[[Slavonisch-Peterwardeiner Grenzer]] (1 bn)
 
**[[Slavonisch-Peterwardeiner Grenzer]] (1 bn)
*Cavalry (6 sqns)
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*Cavalry (4 sqns)
**[[Pálffy Hussars]] (6 sqns)  
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**[[Pálffy Hussars]] (4 sqns)  
  
 
===Corps Drašković (8,000 men) in Upper Silesia===
 
===Corps Drašković (8,000 men) in Upper Silesia===
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==References==
 
==References==
Großer Generalstab, Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II (Publisher). ''Die Kriege Friedrichs des Großen. Dritter Teil: Der Siebenjährige Krieg 1756–1763''. Vol. XII, supplement 3
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Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: ''Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen'', Part 3 ''Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763'', Vol. 12 ''Landeshut und Liegnitz'', Berlin, 1913, supplement 3
  
 
''Ordre de bataille'', PICT0072, Archiv G. Laudon, Museum Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia
 
''Ordre de bataille'', PICT0072, Archiv G. Laudon, Museum Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia

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Order of battle of Austrian forces in Silesia in early June 1760

Order of battle of the Army of Silesia (40,000 men) near Frankenstein

Commander-in-chief: FZM Ernst Gideon Baron Loudon

First Line Second Line
Right wing cavalry
Cavalry (15 sqns) Cavalry (15 sqns)
Infantry centre
Infantry (18 bns) Infantry (16 bns)
Left wing cavalry
Cavalry (20 sqns) Cavalry (15 sqns)

Reserve Corps (9 grenadier bns, 11 elite cavalry coys) under the command of FML Baron Müffling

  • Grün Loudon Grenadiers (2 bns)
  • Converged grenadier battalions (7 bns of 4 coys each) from all the line infantry regiments belonging to Loudon's army infantry regiments
  • Converged carabiniers and horse grenadiers (11 coys) excluding Löwenstein Chevauxlegers who had no horse grenadier coys

Artillery (150 pieces) divided up among the various corps

Light troops (6 bns, 12 sqns)

Corps Wolfersdorff near Trautenau (part of Loudon's army) under the command of FML Baron Wolfersdorf

Corps Drašković (8,000 men) in Upper Silesia

Commander: FML Count Drašković

Infantry (9 bns and 6 grenadier coys)

Light troops (2,800 men)

Cavalry

Artillery (18 pieces)

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 12 Landeshut und Liegnitz, Berlin, 1913, supplement 3

Ordre de bataille, PICT0072, Archiv G. Laudon, Museum Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia

Acknowledgments

Christian Rogge for the initial version of this article and Harald Skala for more information on the order of battle