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Disposition of Prussian Infantry Regiments for the 1806 Campaign

By Stephen Millar


Main Army: 22 regiments

Infantry Regiment ‘von Kuhnheim’ Nr. 1 [Saxe-Weimar’s Advanced Guard]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Renouard’ Nr. 3 [Wartensleben’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Kleist’ Nr. 5 [Wartensleben’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘Grenadier-Garde’ Nr. 6 [Kuhnheim’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Owstein’ Nr. 7 [Saxe-Weimar’s Advanced Guard]
Infantry Regiment ‘Braunschweig-Oels’ Nr. 12 [Saxe-Weimar’s Advanced Guard]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Arnim’ Nr. 13 [Arnim’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘Garde’ Nr. 15 [Kuhnheim’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘Konig’ Nr. 18 [Kuhnheim’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘Prinz Louis-Ferdinand’ Nr. 20 [Wartensleben’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘Braunschweig-Luneburg’ Nr. 21 [Wartensleben’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Pirch’ Nr. 22 [Arnim’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Zenge’ Nr. 24 [Arnim’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Mollendorf’ Nr. 25 [Oranien’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Malschitsky’ Nr. 28 [Schmettau’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Borcke’ Nr. 30 [Saxe-Weimar’s Advanced Guard]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Alvensleben’ Nr. 33 [Schmettau’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘Prinz Ferdinand’ Nr. 34 [Oranien’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘Prinz Heinrich’ Nr. 35 [Schmettau’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Puttkamer’ Nr. 36 [Oranien’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Schimonski’ Nr. 40 [Schmettau’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Wartensleben’ Nr. 59 [Oranien’s division]

Ruchel’s Corps: 7 regiments [1]

Infantry Regiment ‘von Schenck zu Schweinsberg’ Nr. 9
Infantry Regiment ‘von Wedel’ Nr. 10
Infantry Regiment ‘von Winning’ Nr. 23
Infantry Regiment ‘von Tschammer und Osten’ Nr. 27 [Winning’s Advanced Guard]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Treuenfels’ Nr. 29
Infantry Regiment ‘von Tschepe’ Nr. 37
Infantry Regiment ‘von Strachwitz’ Nr. 43

Prussian-Saxon Army: 6 regiments

Infantry Regiment ‘Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen’ Nr. 32 [Grawert’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Zastrow’ Nr. 39 [Grawert’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Zweiffel’ Nr. 45 [Tauentzien’s detachment]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Grawert’ Nr. 47 [Grawert’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Muffling’ Nr. 49 [Prinz Louis-Ferdinand’s Advanced Guard]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Sanitz’ Nr. 50 [Grawert’s division]

Prussian General Reserve: 6 regiments [2]

Infantry Regiment ‘von Kalckreuth’ Nr. 4 [Jung-Larisch’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Treschow’ Nr. 17 [Natzmer’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Kauffberg’ Nr. 51 [Natzmer’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von [Jung-]Larisch’ Nr. 53 [Jung-Larisch’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Natzmer’ Nr. 54 [Natzmer’s division]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Manstein’ Nr. 55 [Jung-Larisch’s division]

L’Estocq’s Corps: 5 regiments

Infantry Regiment ‘von Ruchel’ Nr. 2
Infantry Regiment ‘von Ruts’ Nr. 8
Infantry Regiment ‘von Schoning’ Nr. 11
Infantry Regiment ‘von Besser’ Nr. 14
Infantry Regiment ‘von Plotz’ Nr. 42

Other: 14 regiments

Infantry Regiment ‘von Diericke’ Nr. 16
Infantry Regiment ‘Oranien-Fulda’ Nr. 19 [Hanover]
Infantry Regiment ‘von [Alt-]Larisch’ Nr. 26
Infantry Regiment ‘von Kropff’ Nr. 31
Infantry Regiment ‘von Pelchrzim’ Nr. 38
Infantry Regiment ‘von Lettow’ Nr. 41 [Westphalia]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Hagken’ Nr. 44 [Westphalia]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Thile’ Nr. 46
Infantry Regiment ‘Hessen-Kassel’ Nr. 48 [Erfurt]
Infantry Regiment ‘von Reinhardt’ Nr. 52
Infantry Regiment ‘von Tauentzien’ Nr. 56
Infantry Regiment ‘von Gravenitz’ Nr. 57 [Hanover]
Infantry Regiment ‘de l’Homme de Courbiere’ Nr. 58
Infantry Regiment ‘von Chlebowsky’ Nr. 60

Total: 60 regiments 

Notes:

[1] Ruchel’s regiments may have been organized into separate brigades with no divisional commanders.

[2] One source says Wurttemburg’s troops were composed of three-brigade divisions commanded by Generalmajor Hans-Christoph von Natzmer and Generalmajor Balthasar-Wilhelm-Christoph von [Jung-]Larisch.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series:  August 2005

 

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