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Infantry Regiment Nr. 21

Infantry Regiment Nr. 22

Infantry Regiment Nr. 23

Infantry Regiment Nr. 24

Infantry Regiment Nr. 25

Infantry Regiment Nr. 26

Infantry Regiment Nr. 27

Infantry Regiment Nr. 28

Infantry Regiment Nr. 29

Infantry Regiment Nr. 30

Bibliography

Prussian Infantry Regimental Colonels-in-Chief 1792 - 1806: Regiments 21 - 30

By Stephen Millar

Infantry Regiment Nr. 21

Infantry Regiment Nr. 21 fought at Auerstadt in Wartenslebenís division. It surrendered at Prenzlau on 28.10.1806.

11.01.1773: Braunschweig-Luneburg-Wolfenbuttel, General der Infanterie [1787 Generalfeldmarschall] Karl-Wilhelm-Ferdinand, Duke of (1735-1806) [1]

[1] The Duke of Braunschweig-Luneburg-Wolfenbuttel commanded the Prussian Army in the 1806 Campaign. He was mortally-wounded at Auerstadt.

Infantry Regiment Nr. 22

This regiment fought at Auerstadt in Arnimís division. Battalion II surrendered at Pasewalk on 29.10.1806.

11.01.1777: Schlieben, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant] Friedrich-Karl, Graf von (1716-1791)

20.05.1791: Klinckowstrom, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant; 1798 Graf] Karl-Friedrich von (1738-1816) [1]

26.12.1795: Pirch, Generalleutnant [later General der Infanterie] Franz-Otto von (1733-1813)

[1] Klinckowstrom was awarded the Pour le Merite in 1778.

Infantry Regiment Nr. 23

Infantry Regiment Nr. 23 was attached to Ruchelís corps and fought at Jena. It later fought at Lubeck under Blucher.

01.03.1786: Lichnowski und Woschutz, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant] Karl-Stephan, Freiherr von (1724-1796)

06.12.1796: Winning, Oberst [later General der Infanterie] Christian-Ludwig von (1736-1822) [1]

[1] In 1806, Winning commmanded the Advanced Guard detachment in Ruchelís corps. He had awarded the Pour le Merite in 1791.

Infantry Regiment Nr. 24 [1]

Infantry Regiment Nr. 24 fought at Auerstadt in Arnimís division. Elements of the unit later surrendered at Erfurt and Pasewalk.

Zenge, Generalmajor August-Wilhelm-Hermann von (1736-1817)

[1] This unit is sometimes mistakenly-identified in sources as Infantry Regiment ĎMollendorfí Nr. 24. Generalfeldmarschall von Mollendorf was colonel-in-chief of Infantry Regiment Nr. 25 (see below).

Infantry Regiment Nr. 25

This regiment fought at Auerstadt in Oranienís division. It surrendered at Pasewalk.

13.12.1782: Mollendorf, Generalleutnant [1793 Generalfeldmarschall] Wichard-Joachim-Heinrich von (1724-1816) [1]

[1] Mollendorf was later Governor of Berlin. He was present at the Battle of Auerstadt.

Infantry Regiment Nr. 26

Most of Infantry Regiment Nr. 26 surrendered at Erfurt. Some sources state that the unit was attached to Ruchelís corps.

25.03.1778: Woldeck, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant] Hans-Christoph von (1712-1789)

12.07.1789: Schwerin, Generalmajor Philipp-Adolph von (1738-1815)

04.06.1795: Larisch, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant] Johann-Karl-Leopold von (1734-1811) [1]

[1] Larisch had been awarded the Pour le Merite in 1789.

Infantry Regiment Nr. 27

This regiment was attached to Ruchelís corps and fought at Jena. It later surrendered at Ratekau on 07.11.1806.

20.10.1776: Knobelsdorff, Generalmajor [later Generalfeldmarschall] Alexander-Friedrich, Freiherr von (1723-1799)

02.10.1800: Tschammer und Osten, Oberst [later Generalmajor] Friedrich-Wilhelm-Alexander von (1737-1809) [1]

[1] Tschammer und Osten was awarded the Pour le Merite in 1793.

Infantry Regiment Nr. 28

Infantry Regiment Nr. 28 fought at Auerstadt in Schmettauís division. It later surrendered at Magdeburg.

06.09.1786: Kalckstein, Generalleutnant Ludwig-Karl von (1725-1800)

28.08.1789: Genzkow, Oberst [later Generalmajor] Karl-August-Wilhelm von (1729-1797)

29.12.1792: Ruts, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant] Friedrich-Leopold von (1736-1811)

26.12.1795: Klinckowstrom, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant; 1798 Graf] Karl-Friedrich von (1738-1816)

05.11.1799: Malschitsky, Oberst [later Generalmajor] Johann-Mathias von (1737-1814) [1]

[1] Malschitzky commanded an infantry brigade in Arnimís division at Auerstadt.

Infantry Regiment Nr. 29

This regiment was attached to Ruchelís corps and fought at Jena. It later surrendered at Pasewalk.

20.05.1782: Wendessen, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant] Balthasar-Ludwig-Christian von (1724-1797) [1]

01.03.1798: Treuenfels, Oberst [later Generalleutnant] Wilhelm-Karl von (1740-1813)

[1] Wendessen was later Governor of Warsaw

Infantry Regiment Nr. 30

Infantry Regiment Nr. 30 fought at Auerstadt and later surrendered at Ratekau on 07.11.1806.

20.05.1782: Schonfeld, Generalmajor [later Generalleutnant] Georg-Jobst-August von (1722-1793)

07.11.1792: Wegnern, Oberst [later Generalmajor] Georg-Friedrich von (1729-1793)

02.10.1793: Ruchel, Generalmajor [later General der Infanterie] Ernst-Friedrich-Wilhelm-Philipp von (1754-1823)

13.01.1798: Borcke, Oberst [later Generalmajor] Friedrich-Adrian von (1734-1806)

[1] Wegnern died 29.09.1793 at Ensheim

Bibliography

http://www.lexikon-deutschegenerale.de/f_pr.html

http://www.preussenweb.de/preussen.htm

http://home.foni.net/~adelsforschung/ind03.htm

http://napoleon-series.org

http://members.iweb.net.au/~steveoc/models/pg_nap_pru1806.html

http://www.napoleon-online.de/

http://www.grosser-generalstab.de/

http://www.napoleonicminiatureswargame.com/

http://kolberg-koerlin.de/infanterieborcke.htm

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