1761 - French campaign in West Germany – French Lower-Rhine Army OOB June 1

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Soubise's Army of the Lower Rhine on June 1 1761

Order of battle of the Army of the Lower Rhine at the beginning of June (99 line infantry battalions, 11 militia battalions, 86 cavalry squadrons, 6 hussar squadrons, 24 dragoon squadrons)

Lieutenant-generals: MM. de Chevert, du Mesnil, Mailly, Lassalle, Voyer, Vogüé, de Croy, Brancas, Saint-Chamant, Ségur, Castella, la Luzerne, Prince de Condé, Montboissier, Landreville, la Ferrière, de Lévis, and d'Andlau

General of cavalerie and maréchal des logis: M. de Castries

Commander of the Maison du Roi: Fougères

Commander of the Garde: la Sone

Maréchaux de camp: MM. de Cursay, Roquepine, d'Aubigny, Maugiron, Groslier, Bezons, Langeron, la Morlière, Bissy, Wurmser, Lugeac, Prince de Rohan, de Thiard, Turpin, Brehant, Talaru, Rochefort, Fronsac, Périgord, du Châtelet, Thianges, Melfort, la Tour du Pin.

Major-general: Cornillon

Commander of the Swiss: Besenval

Commander of the dragoons: Duc de Coigny

Commander of artillery: d'Invilliers

Commander of the engineers: Bourcet

French infantry:

Swiss infantry:

German infantry:

Irish infantry:

Militia:

  • Alençon (1 bn)
  • Colmar (1 bn)
  • Sarreguemines (1 bn)
  • Lons-le-Saulnier (1 bn)
  • Paris (1 bn)
  • Soissons (1 bn)
  • Montargis (1 bn)
  • Valenciennes (1 bn)
  • Troyes (1 bn)
  • Joigny (1 bn)
  • Mantes (1 bn)

Artillery

Cavalry:

Light troops

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, pp. 238-239