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The Prussian-Saxon Army at Jena: 14 October 1806

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

By Stephen Millar

Corps Ruchel: 15 battalions, 30 squadrons and 3 ½ batteries*****

Ruchel, Generalleutnant Ernst-Friedrich-Wilhelm-Philipp von

Advanced Guard
Winning, Generalleutnant Christian-Ludwig von

Mixed Brigade
Winning, Generalleutnant Christian-Ludwig von

Prussian Infantry Regiment Tschammer Nr. 27: 2 battalions
1 Prussian Jaeger company
½ Prussian Hussar Regiment Kohler Nr.7: 5 squadrons
½ Prussian 6-pdr Foot Battery Schienert Nr. 19

Light Brigade
Pletz, Generalmajor August-Wilhelm von

Prussian Fusilier Battalion Kaiserligk Nr. 1
Prussian Fusilier Battalion Bila Nr. 2
1 Prussian Jaeger company
Prussian Hussar Regiment Pletz Nr.3: 10 squadrons
½ Prussian 6-pdr Horse Battery Heidenreich Nr. 11

Main Body

Infantry Brigade

Prussian Infantry Regiment Schenk Nr. 9: 1 battalion
Prussian Infantry Regiment Winning Nr. 23: 1 battalion
Prussian Grenadier Battalion Borstell Nrs. 10/41

Infantry Brigade

Prussian Infantry Regiment Treuenfels Nr. 29: 1 battalion
Prussian Infantry Regiment Strachwitz Nr. 43: 1 battalion
Prussian Grenadier Battalion Hellmann Nrs. 9/44

Infantry Brigade

Prussian Infantry Regiment Wedell Nr. 10: 2 battalions
Prussian Infantry Regiment Tschepe Nr. 37: 2 battalions
Prussian Fusilier Battalion Ernst Nr. 18

Cavalry Brigade

Prussian Cuirassier Regiment Bailliodz Nr. 5: 5 squadrons
Prussian Dragoon Regiment Katte N r.4: 5 squadrons
½ Prussian Hussar Regiment Kohler Nr.7: 5 squadrons

Artillery

Prussian 12-pdr Foot Battery Schaefer
½ Prussian 6-pdr Foot Battery Schienert Nr. 19
½ Prussian 6-pdr Foot Battery Schmidt
½ Prussian 6-pdr Horse Battery Heidenreich Nr. 11

Notes

*****Ruchel’s corps arrived on the battlefield from Weimar about 2 pm.

 

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