1760 - French campaign in West Germany – Broglie OOB May 23

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Detailed order of battle of Broglie's army on May 23 1760

Commander-in-chief: Victor François, Duc de Broglie

État-major: M. de Béthune, Colonel-Général of cavalry; M. de Coigny, Mestre de camp général of dragoons;

Maréchal-Général de cavalry: Brigadier M. de Lameth assisted by MM. de Molard, de Cambon, de Vieuville, de Rouillé

Maréchal-Général des logis de l'armée: Comte de Broglie assisted by MM. de Chaulieu, d'Ennery, de Greaulme, de Montaut, de Baudouin , de Nispen, de Bon, de Villefranche, de Saint-Priest, de Calbe, de Scalier, de Grandpré, Domangeville, Taulignan, de Pernan, de Baye

Major-General of infantry: M. de Cornillon assisted by MM. de Campenne, de Puységur, de Guibert, de Cauville, de Carlh

Vanguard

Detached troops

First line

Right reserve (of the first line) under Prince Xavier assisted by the Comte de Solms

Left reserve (of the first line) under M. de Saint-Germain assisted by M. de Soupire

Second line under the prince de Croy and M. de Bissy

Reserve of the second line under M. d'Auvet

Gardes and Gendarmerie Reserve under M. de Duras assisted by MM. d'Aspremont, de la Somme, de Gauville, de Reding, Pfeffer and de Visé

Grenadier Reserve under M. de Saint-Pern assisted by M. Traisnel

Artillery

Tournaisis Infanterie and Waldner Infanterie garrisoned places while Raugrave Cavalerie protected communications.

References

This article is a compilation of texts from the following book which is now in the public domain:

  • Pajol, Charles P. V.: Les Guerres sous Louis XV, vol. V, Paris, 1891, p. 25