1759 - Russian campaign in Brandenburg – Austrian Corps OOB mid-August

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Description

By mid-August 1759, the main Austrian army was still in Lusatia and Silesia but several corps were also operating in Brandenburg and Saxony. Hereafter, we give the orders of battle of the corps operating in Brandenburg. For the order of battle of the main army and its detached corps, see our article 1759 - Austrian campaign in Upper Silesia and Lusatia – Austrian Army OOB mid-August.

Hadik’s Corps

This corps (approx. 15,350 men) was posted near Guben (present-day Gubin/PL) and Neuzelle on the border of Brandenburg.

Commander: G.d.C. von Hadik

Infantry (17 bns for a total of 10,800 men)

Cavalry (25 sqns for a total of approx. 3,600 men)

Light Cavalry (10 sqns for a total of approx. 950 men)

Loudon’s Corps

This corps (13,093 men) was operating with the Russian army in Brandenburg.

Commander: FML Baron Loudon

Infantry (14 bns for a total of 6,152 men)

Grenzer Infantry (3,486 men)

Cavalry (25 sqns for a total of 2,245 men)

Light Cavalry (10 sqns for a total of 1,210 men)

References

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 11 Minden und Maxen, Berlin, 1912, Anlage 7