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Battle of Prague on May 6 1757 - Map of the Prussian main attack between Hostawitz and Unter Mecholup.

Legend

Austrian Army (in red)

A and hollow rectangles = Initial deployment of the army
Dotted lines = Movements until 10:00 a.m. B and solid rectangles = Second position of the right wing
B1 and solid rectangles = Wied's and Clerici's divisions advancing
Dashed lines = Movements after 10:00 a.m.
C and solid rectangles = Part of the Reserve advancing
Bold dashed lines = Further movements
D1 = Retreat of Los Rios Infanterie, Harrach Infanterie and 22 grenadiers coys
D1 = Retreat of the cavalry

Prussian A (in blue)

A and hollow rectangles = Initial march of the army
A1 and hollow rectangles = Baggage and escort
Dotted lines = Movements until 10:00 a.m. B and shaded rectangles = Schwerin's first line turning
B1 and shaded rectangles = First attack
Dashed lines = Movements after 10:00 a.m.
C and shaded rectangles = Schwerin's first line advancing
C1 and shaded rectangles = Cuirassiers after their first attack and dragoons
Bold dashed lines = Further movements
D and solid rectangles = Hautmarchoy's and Beverns attack and advance of Prinz von Preussen Infantry and I./Erbprinz von Hessen-Darmstadt Infantry

  • D1 = 12 battalions of the second line and Lestwitz Infantry
  • D2 = Frederick's Reserve deploying
  • D3 = Remnants of Schwerin's first line
  • D4 = Two batteries of heavy artillery
  • D5 = Cavalry rallying after the second attack
  • D6 = Third attack
  • D7 = Calvalry pursuing
  • D8 = Anhalt Infantry and Winterfeldt Infantry advancing on Kej
  • D9 = Penavaire, Manstein and Prince Henri

Source: Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 2 Prag, Berlin, 1901

Acknowledgement

Tony Flores for the digitization of the map.

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