Hesse-Kassel Cavalry Organisation

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Composition and Organisation of a Horse Regiment

Each horse regiment counted 2 squadrons of 3 companies each for a total of 362 men. In 1760, each company received 10 additional men.

Exceptionally, the Garde du Corps counted only 1 squadron of 3 companies.

Composition and Organisation of a Dragoon Regiment

Each dragoon regiment counted 4 squadrons of 2 companies each for a total of 662 men. In 1760, each company received 10 additional men.

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 5 Hastenbeck und Roßbach, Berlin, 1903, appendix 3