Mecklenburg-Schwerin Army

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Introduction

The Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin had a small army. He had sided with Sweden and France but the Prussians invaded his duchy in 1757, recruiting 4,000 foot and 1,000 dragoons to incorporate in the army of Frederick II in Silesia; requisitioning 3,000 horses for the artillery and train; and raising a contribution of 2 million Thaler and a large quantity of flour.

Line Infantry

Alt-Zülow Infantry (6 coys for a total of 600 men)
Jung-Zülow Infantry (5 coys for a total of 500 men) in Rostock
Alt-Dömitzer Infantry (2 coys)
Both Infantry, raised in 1759

Cavalry

Leibgarde zu Pferde (brought to 1 coy in 1759)
Hussars (1 coy) raised in 1759

Artillery

‘’no information found’’

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, Anhang 31