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The Prussian-Saxon Army at Jena: 14 October 1806
The Saxons

By Stephen Millar


Zezschwitz, General der Kavallerie Hans-Gottlob von

Detachment Tauentzien [Closewitz-Lutzeroda]: 12 ½ battalions, 10 squadrons and 2 batteries

Tauentzien, Generalmajor Bogislav-Friedrich von

Infantry Brigade

Zweiffel, Generalmajor Johann-Christian von
Prussian Infantry Regiment Zweiffel Nr. 45: 2 battalions
Saxon Infantry Regiment Rechten Nr. 12: 1 battalion
Saxon Infantry Regiment Friedrich-August Nr. 7: 1 battalion
½ Prussian Grenadier Battalion Herwarth Nr. 45

Light Brigade

Bila, Generalmajor Karl-Anton-Ernst von
Prussian Fusilier Battalion Rosen Nr. 7
Prussian Fusilier Battalion Pelet Nr. 14
Prussian Jager Company Valentini
Prussian Jager Company Werner

Light Brigade

Erichsen, Oberst von**
Prussian Fusilier Battalion Erichsen  Nr. 10
Prussian Hussar Regiment Gettkandt Nr. 1: 10 squadrons                     
Prussian 6-pdr Horse Battery Studnitz Nr. 14

Grenadier Brigade

Cerrini di Monte Varchi, Generalmajor Heinrich, Freiherr von***
Saxon Grenadier Battalion Hundt
Saxon Grenadier Battalion Metzsch
Saxon Grenadier Battalion Thiollaz
Saxon Grenadier Battalion Le Coq
Saxon Grenadier Battalion Lichtenhayn
Saxon Howitzer Battery Thullmann

Division Grawert [area of Vierzehnheiligen]: 10 battalions, 15 squadrons and 3 batteries
Grawert, Generalleutnant Julius-August-Reinhold von

Infantry Brigade
Muffling, Generalmajor Friedrich-Wilhelm von

Prussian Infantry Regiment Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen Nr. 32: 2 battalions
Prussian Infantry Regiment Sanitz Nr. 50: 2 battalions
Prussian Grenadier Battalion Hahn Nrs. 29/32
Prussian 12-pdr Foot Battery Glasenapp Nr. 7

Infantry Brigade
Schimonsky, Oberst Dietrich-Leberecht von

Prussian Infantry Regiment Grawert Nr. 47: 2 battalions
Prussian Infantry Regiment Zastrow Nr. 39: 2 battalions
Prussian Grenadier Battalion Sack Nrs. 33/47
Prussian 12-pdr Foot Battery Wolframsdorff Nr. 8

Cavalry Brigade

Henkel von Donnersmarck, Generalmajor Elias-Maximilian, Graf
Prussian Cuirassier Regiment Henkel von Donnersmarck Nr. 1: 5 squadrons
Prussian Cuirassier Regiment Holtzendorff Nr. 9: 5 squadrons
Prussian Dragoon Regiment Krafft Nr. 11: 5 squadrons
Prussian 6-pdr Horse Battery Steinwehr Nr. 9

Division Prittwitz [area of Vierzehnheiligen]: 9 squadrons and 1 battery***
Prittwitz, Generalleutnant Wolf-Moritz von

Cavalry Brigade
Krafft, Generalmajor August-Friedrich-Erdmann von

Prussian Dragoon Regiment Prittwitz Nr. 2: 5 squadrons
Saxon Chevauleger Regiment Prinz Clemens Nr. 1: 4 squadrons
Prussian Horse Battery Hahn  Nr. 5                         

Infantry Brigade from Detachment Tauentzien [area of Vierzehnheiligen]: 5 battalions and 1 battery
Schonberg, Generalmajor von

Saxon Infantry Regiment Maximilian Nr. 5: 2 battalions                     
Prussian Infantry Regiment Rechten Nr. 12: 1 battalion
Prussian Infantry Regiment Müffling Nr. 49: 1 battalion                 
Saxon Grenadier Battalion aus dem Winkel
Saxon Howitzer Battery Kotsch

Infantry Brigade from the Advanced Guard Detachment [area of Vierzehnheiligen]: 4 battalions****
Bevilaqua, Generalmajor von

Saxon Infantry Regiment Kurfurst Nr. 1: 2 battalions
Saxon Infantry Regiment Prinz Clemens Nr. 4: 1 battalion
Prussian Infantry Regiment Muffling Nr. 49: 1 battalions
Cavalry Brigade from the Advanced Guard Detachment [area of Vierzehnheiligen]: 8 squadrons****
Trutzschler, Generalmajor von
Saxon Hussar Regiment: 8 squadrons           

Division Niesemeuschel [Isserstedt-Kotschau]: 11 battalions, 21 squadrons and 4 batteries
Niesemeuschel, Generalleutnant von

Infantry Brigade

Burgsdorf, Generalmajor von
Saxon Infantry Regiment Thummel Nr. 6: 2 battalions 
Saxon Infantry Regiment Friedrich-August Nr. 7: 1 battalion
Saxon Infantry Regiment Prinz Xavier Nr. 9: 2 battalions  
Saxon 8-pdr Foot Battery Ernst
Saxon 8-pdr Foot Battery Hausmann 

Infantry Brigade
Dyherrn, Generalmajor von

Saxon Infantry Regiment Low Nr. 8: 2 battalions                                  
Saxon Infantry Regiment Bevilaqua Nr. 10: 1 battalion
Saxon Infantry Regiment Niesemeuschel Nr. 11: 2 battalions                    
Saxon 12-pdr Foot Battery Bonniot

Light Brigade
Boguslawski, Oberst Karl-Anton-Andreas von

Prussian Fusilier Battalion Boguslawski Nr. 22                   
Prussian Jager Company Masars
Prussian Jager Company Kronhelm                     
Prussian Hussar Regiment Bila Nr. 11: 5 squadrons   

Cavalry Brigade                        
Zezschwitz, Generalleutnant Joachim-Friedrich-Gotthelf von

Saxon Cuirassier Regiment Kochtitzky Nr. 3: 4 squadrons
Saxon Carabinier Regiment Nr. 2: 4 squadrons
Saxon Chevauleger Regiment Prinz Albrecht Nr. 2: 4 squadrons
Saxon Chevauleger Regiment Polenz Nr. 4: 4 squadrons
Saxon Horse Battery Grossmann

Detachment Holtzendorff [Leheste-Nerkwitz]: 3 ½ battalions, 14 squadrons and 1 battery
Holtzendorff, Generalleutnant Friedrich-Jacob von

Grenadier Brigade
Sanitz, Generalmajor Karl-Wilhelm von***

½ Prussian Grenadier Battalion Kollin Nr. 39
Prussian Grenadier Battalion Graf Dohna Nrs. 40/43
Prussian Grenadier Battalion Lothin Nrs. 38/49        
Prussian Grenadier Battalion Borcke Nrs. 28/50
Prussian 12-pdr Foot Battery Schulenburg Nr. 2

Cavalry Brigade                     
Senfft von Pilsach, Generalmajor

Prussian Hussar Regiment Schimmelpfinnig von der Oye Nr. 6: 10 squadrons
Saxon Chevauleger Regiment Prinz Johann Nr. 3: 4 squadrons

Prussian-Saxon Detachment [Capellendorf]: 3 battalions****

Infantry Brigade

Saxon Infantry Regiment Prinz Clemens Nr. 4: 1 battalion
Prussian Fusilier Battalion Rabenau Nr. 13
Prussian Fusilier Battalion Ruhle Nr. 15

Notes:

** Erichsen’s light brigade was part of Division Grawert.

***Division Prittwitz’s infantry brigades (von Sanitz and von Cerrini di Monte Varchi) were deployed with Detachment Holtzendorff and Detachment Tauentzien.

****Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen’s Advanced Guard Detachment was defeated by French forces on 10 October at the Battle of Saalfeld. The detachment’s commander -- Generalleutnant Louis-Ferdinand, Prinz von Prussen -- was killed in the battle and his troops were subsequently allocated to other formations in Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen’s army.

 

 

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