1761 - French campaign in West Germany – Allied OOB July

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Order of battle of the Allied army at the beginning of July 1761

At the beginning of July 1761, the Allied army totalled 77 battalions and 71 squadrons, not counting Spörcken's corps at Hertzfeld and a few other detachments.

  • right wing under the command of the Hereditary Prince of Brunswick
    • Kielmansegg's division (27 bns, 24 sqns)
      • Oheim brigade (4 bns, 4 sqns)
      • Halberstadt brigade (9 bns, 8 sqns)
      • Bartels brigade (6 bns)
      • Boose brigade (8 bns)
      • de Bock brigade (6 sqns)
      • de Bremer brigade (6 sqns)
  • centre under Ferdinand of Brunswick (24 bns, 20 sqns)
    • Conway's division
      • César brigade (4 bns)
      • Townshend brigade (4 bns)
      • Douglas brigade (7 sqns)
    • Howard's division
      • Cavendish brigade (4 bns)
      • Réserve (2 bns)
      • Pembroke brigade (7 sqns)
    • Prince of Anhalt's division
      • Bischausen brigade (4 bns)
      • Harsling brigade (4 bns)
      • Scheele brigade (2 bns)
      • Elliot brigade (6 sqns)
  • right wing under lord Granby (26 bns, 27 sqns) between the Ahse and Lippe
    • Wutginau's division
      • Gilsa brigade (4 bns)
      • Rosenberg brigade (3 bns)
      • Bibow brigade (5 sqns)
    • Granby's division
      • Beckwood brigade (2 bns)
      • Waldegrave brigade (4 bns)
      • Mansberg brigade (2 bns)
      • Beckwood brigade (2 bns)
      • Harwig brigade (2 bns, 14 sqns)
    • Wolf's division
      • Ahlefeld brigade (7 bns)
      • Waldhausen brigade (8 sqns)

References

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

  • Jomini, Henri, Traité des grandes opérations militaires, 2ème édition, 4ème partie, Magimel, Paris: 1811, p.16