File:1759 – Engagement near Dransfeld.jpg

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Map of the engagement near Dransfeld, on August 10, 1759

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On August 10, the Hereditary Prince of Brunswick attacked the rearguard of the French army, which was retreating through the defiles near Oberscheden between Dransfeld and Münden. The Hereditary Prince marched by way of Harste and Batteroda, and reached the Batteroder Berg.
A French army retiring.
B Advance of the Hereditary Prince from the Batteroder Berg.
C Hill occupied since the previous evening by French light troops and hussars with a battery of 10 cannon. It was attacked by Allied jägers and dragoons.
D Hill occupied by French dragoons and volunteers with a battery of 6 cannon.
E Hill occupied by French troops with a battery of 3 cannon.
F Hanoverian hussars and jägers.
G Attack of the Hanoverian hussars and jägers, who captured the battery of 3 cannon.
H Allied jägers with Hanoverian and Prussian hussars, who attacked the French rearguard.
I Saint-Germain's rearguard.

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current21:49, 31 December 2021Thumbnail for version as of 21:49, 31 December 2021899 × 648 (161 KB)RCouture (talk | contribs)Map of the engagement near Dransfeld, on August 10, 1759 '''Key to the map''': On August 10, the Hereditary Prince of Brunswick attacked the rearguard of the French army, which was retreating through the defiles near Oberscheden between Dransfeld and Münden. The Hereditary Prince marched by way of Harste and Batteroda, and reached the Batteroder Berg.<br> '''A''' French army retiring.<br> '''B''' Advance of the Hereditary Prince from the Batteroder Berg.<br> '''C''' Hill occupied since the...

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