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Franco-Prussian War order of battle

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This is an order of battle of the French and German Armies at the beginning of the Franco-Prussian War in 1870

Contents

  • 1 France
    • 11 Army of the Rhine
  • 2 Germany
    • 21 First Army
    • 22 Second Army
    • 23 Third Army
    • 24 Reserve
  • 3 Belgium
    • 31 Army of Observation
    • 32 Army of Antwerp
  • 4 Notes
  • 5 Sources

France

Order of battle at the beginning of the war:

Army of the Rhine

Commander in Chief: Emperor Napoléon III
Chief of Staff: Marshal Edmond Le Bœuf

  • Imperial Guard Corps Garde impériale : Gen Charles Denis Bourbaki
    • 1st Infantry Division : Gen Édouard-Jean-Étienne Deligny
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Auguste Henri Brincourt
        • 1st Voltigeurs of the Guard
        • 2nd Voltigeurs of the Guard
        • Chasseurs of the Guard
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Garnier
        • 3rd Voltigueurs of the Guard
        • 4th Voltigueurs of the Guard
      • 1st Division Artillery : Lt Col Gerbaut
        • 2 Guard Foot batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Guard Mitrailleuse battery
        • 3rd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen Joseph Alexandre Picard
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Pierre Joseph Jeanningros
        • Zouaves of the Guard
        • 1st Grenadiers of the Guard
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Le Poittetin de la Croix
        • 2nd Grenadiers of the Guard
        • 3rd Grenadiers of the Guard
      • 2nd Division Artillery : Lt Col de Cevilly
        • 2 Guard Foot Artillery batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Guard Mitrailleuse battery
        • 3rd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • Cavalry Division : Gen Desvaux
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Halna du Fretay
        • Guides
        • Chasseurs of the Guard
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen De France
        • Lancers of the Guard
        • Dragoons of the Guard
      • 3rd Brigade : Gen du Preuil
        • Cuirassiers of the Guard
        • Carabiniers of the Guard
      • 2 Horse Artillery batteries 4-pdr guns
  • 1st Corps 1er corps - Marshal Patrice de MacMahon
    • 1st Infantry Division : Gen Auguste-Alexandre Ducrot
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Wolff
        • 18th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 96th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 13th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Postis du Houlbec
        • 45th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 1st Regiment of Zouaves
      • 1st Division Artillery : Lt Col Lecoeutre
        • 2 Foot Artillery batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen Abel Douay
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Pelletier de Montmarie
        • 50th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 74th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 16th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Pelle
        • 78th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 1st Regiment of Turcos
      • 2nd Division Artillery : Lt Col Cauvet
        • 2 Foot Artillery batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Gen Raoult
      • 1st Brigade : Gen L'Heriller
        • 2nd Zouave Regiment
        • 36th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 8th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Lefebvre
        • 2nd Regiment of Turcos
        • 48th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery : Lt Col Cheguillaume
        • 2 Foot Artillery batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 4th Infantry Division : Gen Lartigue
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Fraboulet de Kerleade
        • 3rd Zouave Regiment
        • 56th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 1st Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Charles Nicolas Lacretelle
        • 3rd Regiment of Turcos
        • 87th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 4th Division Artillery : Lt Col Lamande
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4 pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • Cavalry Division : Gen Duhesme
      • 1st Brigade : Gen de Septeuil
        • 3rd Hussar Regiment
        • 11th Chasseur Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Nansouty
        • 2nd Lancer Regiment
        • 3rd Lancer Regiment
        • 10th Dragoon Regiment
      • 3rd Brigade : Gen Michel
        • 8th Cuirassiers Regiment
        • 9th Cuirassiers Regiment
    • Reserve Artillery : Col de Vassart
        • 2 Foot batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 2 Foot batteries 12-pdr guns
        • 4 Horse Artillery batteries
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
  • 2nd Corps 2e corps : Gen Charles Auguste Frossard
    • 1st Infantry Division : Gen Verge
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Letellier Valaze
        • 32nd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 55th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 3rd Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Jolivet
        • 76th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 77th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 1st Division Artillery : Lt Col Chavaudret
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 3rd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen Henri Jules Bataille
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Pouget
        • 8th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 23rd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 12th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Fauvart-Bastoul
        • 66th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 67th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Division Artillery : Lt Col de Maintenant
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 3rd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Gen Jules de Laveaucoupet
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Doens
        • 2nd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 63rd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 10th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Michelet
        • 24th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 40th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery : Lt Col Larrogue
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 3rd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • Cavalry Division : Gen Marmier
      • 1st Brigade : Gen de Valabregue
        • 4th Chasseur Regiment
        • 5th Chasseur Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Bachelier
        • 7th Dragoon Regiment
        • 12th Dragoon Regiment
    • Reserve Artillery : Col Beaudouin
        • 2 Foot batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 2 Foot batteries 12-pdr guns
        • 4 Horse Artillery batteries
        • 3rd Engineer Regiment 2 companies
  • 3rd Corps 3e corps : Marshal Achille Bazaine
    • 1st Infantry Division
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Montaudon
        • 51st Line Infantry Regiment
        • 62nd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 18th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Justin Clinchant
        • 81st Line Infantry Regiment
        • 95th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 1st Division Artillery : Lt Col Fourgous
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen Armand Alexandre de Castagny
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Nayral
        • 19th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 41st Line Infantry Regiment
        • 15th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Duplessis
        • 69th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 90th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Division Artillery : Lt Col Delange
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Gen Metman
      • 1st Brigade : Gen de Potier
        • 7th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 29th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 7th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Eugène Arnaudeau
        • 59th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 71st Line Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery : Lt Col Sempe
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 4th Infantry Division : Gen Claude Théodore Decaen
      • 1st Brigade : Gen de Brauer
        • 44th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 60th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 11th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Sanle-Ferriere
        • 80th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 85th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 4th Division Artillery : Lt Col Maucoutant
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 1st Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • Cavalry Division : Gen de Cleraembault
      • 1st Brigade : Gen de Bruchard
        • 2nd Chasseur Regiment
        • 3rd Chasseur Regiment
        • 10th Chasseur Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Maubranches
        • 2nd Dragoon Regiment
        • 4th Dragoon Regiment
      • 3rd Brigade : Baron de Juniac
        • 5th Dragoon Regiment
        • 8th Dragoon Regiment
    • Reserve Artillery : Col de Lajaille
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 12-pdr guns
        • 4 Horse Artillery batteries
        • 2nd Engineer Regiment 1 and 1/2 companies
  • 4th Corps 4e corps : Gen Paul de Ladmirault
    • 1st Infantry Division : Gen Ernest Courtot de Cissey
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Count Brayer
        • 1st Line Infantry Regiment
        • 6th Line Infantry
        • 20th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Golberg
        • 57th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 73rd Line Infantry Regiment
      • 1st Division Artillery : Lt Col de Narp
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 2nd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen Grenier
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Bellecourt
        • 13th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 43rd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 5th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Pradier
        • 64th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 98th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Division Artillery : Lt Col de Larminat
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 2nd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Gen Count Latrille de Lorencez
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Pajol
        • 15th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 33rd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 2nd Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Berger
        • 54th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 65th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery : Lt Col Legardeur
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
        • 2nd Engineer Regiment 1 company
    • Cavalry Division : Gen Legrand
      • 1st Brigade : Gen de Montaigu
        • 2nd Hussar Regiment
        • 7th Hussar Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Gondrecourt
        • 3rd Dragoon Regiment
        • 11th Dragoon Regiment
    • Reserve Artillery : Col de Solille
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 12-pdr guns
        • 4 Horse Artillery batteries
        • 2nd Engineer Regiment 1 company
  • 5th Corps 5e corps : Gen Pierre Louis Charles de Failly
    • 1st Infantry Division : Gen Goze
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Grenier
        • 11th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 46th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 4th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Nicolas
        • 61st Line Infantry Regiment
        • 86th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 1st Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen de l'Abadie d'Aydroin
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Lapasset
        • 49th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 84th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 14th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Maussion
        • 88th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 97th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Gen Guyot de Lespart
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Abbatucci
        • 17th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 27th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 19th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Fontanges de Couzan
        • 30th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 68th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • Cavalry Division : Gen Brahaut
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Pierre de Bernis
        • 5th Chasseur Regiment
        • 12th Chasseur Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de la Mortière
        • 3rd Lancer Regiment
        • 5th Lancer Regiment
      • Cavalry Division Artillery
        • 1 Horse Artillery battery
    • Reserve Artillery : Col de Salignac-Fénelon
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 4-pdr guns
        • 2 Foot Artilley batteries 12-pdr guns
        • 2 Horse Artillery batteries
  • 6th Corps 6e corps : Marshal François Certain Canrobert
    • 1st Infantry Division : Gen Tixier
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Péchot
        • 4th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 10th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 9th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Le Roy de Dais
        • 12th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 100th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 1st Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen Bisson
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Noël
        • 9th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 14th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Maurice
        • 20th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 30th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Gen La Font de Villiers
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Becquet de Sonnay
        • 75th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 91st Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Colin
        • 93rd Line Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • 4th Infantry Division : Gen Levassor-Sorval
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Julius Richardson de Marguenat
        • 25th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 26th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Chanaleilles
        • 28th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 70th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 4th Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • Cavalry Division : Gen de Salignac-Fénelon
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Tilliard
        • 1st Hussar Regiment
        • 6th Chasseur Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Savaresse
        • 1st Lancer Regiment
        • 7th Lancer Regiment
      • 3rd Brigade : Gen de Béville
        • 5th Cuirassier Regiment
        • 6th Cuirassier regiment
      • Cavalry Division Artillery
        • 2 Horse Artillery batteries
    • Reserve Artillery : Col de Montluisant
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 2 12-pounder batteries
        • 4 Horse Artillery batteries
  • 7th Corps 7e corps : Gen Félix Charles Douay
    • 1st Infantry Division : Gen Conseil-Dumesnil
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Le Norman de Bretteville
        • 3rd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 21st Line Infantry Regiment
        • 17th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Maire
        • 47th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 99th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 1st Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse batteries
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Gen Liébert
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Guiomar
        • 5th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 37th Line Infantry Regiment
        • 6th Chasseur Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de la Bastide
        • 53rd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 89th Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Gen Dumont
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Bordas
        • 52nd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 72nd Line Infantry Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Bittard des Portes
        • 82nd Line Infantry Regiment
        • 83rd Line Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 1 Mitrailleuse battery
    • Cavalry Division : Gen Ameil
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Cambriel
        • 4th Hussar Regiment
        • 4th Lancer Regiment
        • 8th Lancer Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen Jolif du Coulombier
        • 6th Hussar Regiment
        • 6th Dragoon Regiment
      • Cavalry Division Artillery
        • 1 Horse Artillery battery
    • Reserve Artillery
        • 2 4-pounder batteries
        • 2 12-pounder batteries
        • 2 Horse Artillery batteries
  • Cavalry Reserve Corps Corps de réserve de cavalerie
    • 1st Division : Gen du Barrail
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Jean Auguste Margueritte
        • 1st Chasseurs d'Afrique
        • 3rd Chasseurs d'Afrique
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Lajaille
        • 2nd Chasseurs d'Afrique
        • 4th Chasseurs d'Afrique
      • 1st Division Artillery
        • 2 Horse Artillery batteries
    • 2nd Division : Gen de Bonnemains
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Girard
        • 1st Cuirassier Regiment
        • 2nd Cuirassier Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade
        • 3rd Cuirassier Regiment
        • 4th Cuirassier Regiment
      • 2nd Division Artillery
        • 2 Horse Artillery batteries
    • 3rd Division : Gen Marquis de Forton
      • 1st Brigade : Gen Prince Joachim Murat
        • 1st Dragoon Regiment
        • 9th Dragoon Regiment
      • 2nd Brigade : Gen de Grammont
        • 7th Cuirassier Regiment
        • 10th Cuirassier Regiment
      • 3rd Division Artillery
        • 2 Horse Artillery batteries
  • Artillery Reserve : Gen Cann
    • 13th Field-Artillery Regiment
      • 8 12-pounder batteries
    • 18th Field-Artillery Regiment
      • 8 horse artillery batteries
      • 3 mountain batteries

French Infantry divisions were square divisions, with two infantry brigades of two infantry regiments each Generally, one brigade per division also had a light infantry chasseur battalion French cavalry divisions were also generally square, with two brigades of two regiments each, but the cavalry divisions of the Imperial Guard Corps, the 1st Corps, and the 6th Corps had three brigades

French Regimental Histories source = French Wikipedia

Germany

Order of battle on 1 August 1870:

Commander in Chief: Wilhelm I King of Prussia

Chief of the General Staff: General Helmuth von Moltke
Quarter-Master General: Generalleutnant Eugen Anton Theophil von Podbielski
Inspector-General of Artillery: General der Artillerie Gustav Eduard von Hindersin
Inspector-General of Engineers: Generalleutnant von Kleist
Commissary-General: Generalleutnant Albrecht von Stosch
Staff Department Chiefs: Oberstleutnant Paul Bronsart von Schellendorff; Oberstleutnant Julius von Verdy du Vernois; Oberstleutnant von Brandenstein

First Army

General Karl Friedrich von Steinmetz later General von Manteuffel

  • VII Army Corps VII Armeekorps Westphalia : General der Infanterie Heinrich von Zastrow
    • 13th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Glümer
      • 25th Brigade: Generalmajor Baron von der Osten-Sacken
        • 1st Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 13
        • Hanoverian Fusilier Regiment, No 73
      • 26th Brigade: Generalmajor Baron von der Goltz
        • 2nd Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 15
        • 6th Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 55
      • Attached to Division
        • 7th Westphalian Jäger Battalion
        • 1st Westphalian Hussar Regiment, No 8
        • Five batteries two heavy, two light, and one horse-artillery of the 7th Field-artillery Regiment
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 7th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 7th Corps
    • 14th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Kameke
      • 27th Brigade : Generamajor von François
        • Lower Rhine Fusilier Regiment, No 39
        • 1st Hanoverian Infantry Regiment, No 74
      • 28th Brigade : Generalmajor von Woyna
        • 5th Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 53
        • 2nd Hanoverian Infantry Regiment, No 77
      • Attached to Division
        • Four batteries two heavy and two light of the 7th Westphalian field-artillery Regiment
        • Hanoverian Hussar Regiment, No 15
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 7th Corps, with light bridging-train
    • Corps Artillery : Oberst von Helden-Sarnowski
      • Two Horse artillery, two light, and two heavy field-batteries of the 7th Field-artillery regiment
      • Artillery Ammunition columns
      • Infantry Ammunition columns
      • Pontoon columns
      • 7th Westphalian Train Battalion
  • VIII Army Corps VIII Armeekorps Rhine Provinces : General der Infanterie August Karl von Goeben
    • 15th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Weltzien
      • 29th Brigade : Generalmajor von Wedell
        • East Prussian Fusilier Regiment, No 33
        • 7th Brandenburg Infantry Regiment, No 60
      • 30th Brigade : Generalmajor von Strubberg
        • 2nd Rhine Province Infantry Regiment, No 28
        • 4th Magdeburg Infantry Regiment, No 67
      • Attached to Division
        • 8th Rhine Province Jäger Battalion
        • King's Hussar Regiment 1st Rhine, No 7
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of 8th Field-Artillery Regiment
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 8th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
    • 16th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Barnekow
      • 31st Brigade : Generalmajor Count Neidhardt von Gneisenau
        • 3rd Rhine Province Infantry Regiment, No 29
        • 7th Rhine Province Infantry Regiment, No 69
      • 32nd Brigade : Oberst von Rex
        • Hohenzollern Fusilier Regiment, No 40
        • 4th Thüringian Infantry Regiment, No 72
      • Attached to Division
        • 2nd Rhine Hussar Regiment, No 9
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of 8th Field-artillery Regiment
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 8th Corps, with light bridging-train
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 8th Corps
    • Corps Artillery : Oberst von Broecker
      • Two batteries of horse-artillery, two heavy and two light field batteries of the 8th Field-artillery Regiment
      • Artillery and Infantry ammunition columns and pontoon columns belonging to the 8th Field-artillery Regiment
      • 8th Rhenish Train Battalion
  • 3rd Cavalry Division : Generalleutnant Count von der Gröben
    • 6th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Mirus
      • Rhine Provinces Cuirassier Regiment, No 8
      • Rhine Provinces Uhlan Regiment, No 7
    • 7th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor Count zu Dohna
      • Westphalian Uhlan Regiment, No 5
      • 2nd Hanoverian Uhlan Regiment, No 14
    • One battery of horse-artillery of the 7th Westphalian Field-artillery Regiment
  • I Army Corps I Armeekorps East Prussia : General der Kavallerie Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel[nb 1]
    • 1st Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Bentheim
      • 1st Brigade : Generalmajor von Gayl
        • Crown Prince's Grenadier Regiment 1st East Prussian, No 1
        • 5th East Prussian Infantry Regiment, No 41
      • 2nd Brigade : Generalmajor von Falkenstein
        • 2nd East Prussian Grenadier Regiment, No 3
        • 6th East Prussian Infantry Regiment, No 43
      • Attached to Division
        • East Prussian Jäger Battalion, No 1
        • Lithuanian Dragoon Regiment, No 1
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of 1st East Prussian Field-artillery Regiment
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 1st Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 1st Corps
    • 2nd Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Pritzelwitz
      • 3rd Brigade : Generalmajor Albert von Memerty
        • 3rd East Prussian Grenadier Regiment, No 4
        • 7th East Prussian Infantry Regiment, No 44
      • 4th Brigade : Generamajor von Zzlinitzki
        • 4th East Prussian Grenadier Regiment, No 5
        • 8th East Prussian Infantry Regiment, No 45
      • Attached to Division
        • East Prussian Dragoon Regiment, No 10
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of 1st, East Prussian, Field-artillery Regiment
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 1st Corps, with light bridging-train
    • Corps-Artillery : Oberst Junge
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of 1st East Prussian Field-artillery Regiment
      • Artillery and Infantry ammunition, and pontoon columns belonging to 1st Field-artillery Regiment
      • The 1st East Prussian Train Battalion
  • 1st Cavalry Division : Generalleutnant von Hartmann
    • 1st Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Lüderitz
      • 2nd Pomeranian Cuirassiers “Queen”, No 2
      • 1st Pomeranian Uhlan Regiment, No 4
      • 2nd Pomeranian Uhlan Regiment, No 9
    • 2nd Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor Baumgarth
      • East Prussian Cuirassier Regiment, No 3
      • East Prussian Uhlan Regiment, No 8
      • Lithuanian Uhlan Regiment, No 12
    • One battery of horse-artillery of the 1st, East Prussian, Field-artillery regiment

Second Army

General der Kavallerie Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia

  • Guards Corps Gardekorps : General der Kavallerie Prince August of Württemberg
    • 1st Guards Infantry Division
      • 1st Guards Infantry Brigade
        • 1st Foot Guards
        • 3rd Foot Guards
        • Guards Fusiliers
      • 2nd Guards Infantry Brigade
        • 2nd Foot Guards
        • 4th Foot Guards
      • Divisional Troops
        • Guards Jäger Battalion
        • Guards Hussars
        • 1st Foot Battalion, Guards Artillery
    • 2nd Guards Infantry Division
      • 3rd Guards Infantry Brigade
        • 1st Guards Grenadiers
        • 3rd Guards Grenadiers
      • 4th Guards Infantry Brigade
        • 2nd Guards Grenadiers
        • 4th Guards Grenadiers
      • Divisional Troops
        • Guards Rifles Battalion
        • 2nd Guards Uhlans
        • 3rd Foot Battalion, Guards Artillery
    • Guards Cavalry Division
      • 1st Guards Cavalry Brigade
        • Gardes du Corps
        • Guards Cuirassiers
      • 2nd Guards Cavalry Brigade
        • 1st Guards Uhlans
        • 3rd Guards Uhlans
      • 3rd Guards Cavalry Brigade
        • 1st Guards Dragoons
        • 2nd Guards Dragoons
    • Corps Artillery
      • 2nd Foot Battalion, Guards Artillery
      • Horse Artillery Battalion, Guards Artillery
      • Guards Train Battalion
      • Guards Engineer Battalion
  • III Army Corps III Armeekorps Brandenburg : Generalleutnant Constantin von Alvensleben
    • 5th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Stülpnagel
      • 9th Brigade : Generalmajor von Döring
        • Leib-Grenadier Regiment 1st Brandenburg, No 8
        • 5th Brandenburg Infantry Regiment, No 48
      • 10th Brigade : Generalmajor General von Schwerin
        • 2nd Brandenburg Grenadier Regiment, No 12
        • 6th Brandenburg Infantry Regiment, No 52
      • Attached to Division
        • Brandenburg Jäger Battalion, No 3
        • 2nd Brandenburg Dragoon Regiment, No 12
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the Brandenburg Field-artillery Regiment, No 3
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 3rd Corps
    • 6th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant Baron von Buddenbrock
      • 11th Brigade : Generalmajor von Rothmaler
        • 3rd Brandenburg Infantry Regiment, No 20
        • Brandenburg Fusilier Regiment, No 35
      • 12th Brigade : Oberst von Bismarck
        • 4th Brandenburg Infantry Regiment, No 24
        • 8th Brandenburg Infantry Regiment, No 64
      • Attached to Division
        • 1st Brandenburg Dragoon Regiment, No 2
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the Brandenburg Field-artillery Regiment, No 3
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 3rd Corps, with entrenching tool-column
    • Corps-Artillery: Oberst von Dresky
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two ligt field batteries, two heavy field batteries of the Brandenburg Field-artillery Regiment, No 3
      • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 3rd Corps, with light bridging-train
      • Artillery ammunition, Infantry ammunition, and pontoon columns of the Brandenburg Field-artillery Regiment, No 3
      • Brandenburg Train Battalion
  • IV Army Corps IV Armeekorps Saxon provinces and Anhalt : General der Infanterie Gustav von Alvensleben
    • 7th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant Julius von Groß genannt von Schwarzhoff
      • 13th Brigade : Generalmajor von Vorries
        • 1st Magdeburg Infantry Regiment, No 26
        • 3rd Magdeburg Infantry Regiment, No 66
      • 14th Brigade : Generalmajor von Zychlinski
        • 2nd Magdeburg Infantry Regiment, No 27
        • Anhalt Infantry Regiment, No 93
      • Attached to Division
        • Magdeburg Jäger Battalion, No 4
        • Westphalian Dragoon Regiment, No 7
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the Magdeburg Field-artillery Regiment
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 4th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 4th Corps
    • 8th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Schöler
      • 15th Brigade : Generalmajor von Kessler
        • 1st Thüringian Infantry Regiment, No 31
        • 3rd Thüringian Infantry Regiment, No 71
      • 16th Brigade : Oberst von Scheffler
        • Schleswig-Holstein Fusilier Regiment, No 86
        • 7th Thüringian Infantry Regiment, No 96
      • Attached to Division
        • Thüringian Hussar Regiment, No 12
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the Magdeburg Field-artillery Regiment, No 4
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 4th Corps, with light bridge-train
    • Corps-Artillery : Oberst Crusius
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of the Magdeburg Field-artillery Regiment, No 4
      • Artillery ammunition, infantry ammunition, and pontoon columns belonging to Magdeburg Field-artillery Regiment, No 4
      • Magdeburg Train Battalion, No 4
  • IX Army Corps IX Armeekorps Schleswig-Holstein and Hesse : General der Infanterie Albrecht Gustav von Manstein
    • 18th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant Baron von Wrangel
      • 35th Brigade : Generalmajor von Blumenthal
        • Magdeburg Fusilier Regiment, No 36
        • Schleswig Infantry Regiment, No 84
      • 36th Brigade : Generalmajor von Below
        • 2nd Silesian Grenadier Regiment, No 11
        • Holstein Infantry Regiment, No 85
      • Attached to Division
        • Lauenburg Jäger Battalion, No 9
        • Magdeburg Dragoon Regiment, No 6
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of Schleswig-Holstein Field-artillery Regiment, No 9
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 9th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 9th Corps
    • Grand Ducal Hessian 25th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant Prince Louis of Hesse
      • 49th Brigade : Generalmajor von Wittich
        • 1st Infantry Regiment Body Guard
        • 2nd Infantry Regiment Grand Duke's
        • 1st Guard Jäger Battalion
      • 50th Brigade : Oberst von Lynker
        • 3rd Infantry Regiment
        • 4th Infantry Regiment
        • 2nd Jäger Battalion
      • 25th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor Baron von Schlotheim
        • 1st Reiter Regiment Guard Cheveauxlegers
        • 2nd Reiter Regiment Leib Chevauxlegers
        • One battery of horse-artillery, five field-batteries two heavy, three light
        • Pioneer company with light field bridge-train
    • Corps-Artillery : Oberst von Jagemann
      • One horse artillery battery, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of the Schleswig-Holstein Field-artillery Regiment, No 9
  • X Army Corps X Armeekorps Hanover, Oldenburg and Brunswick : General der Infanterie Konstantin Bernhard von Voigts-Rhetz
    • 19th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Schwartzkoppen
      • 37th Brigade : Oberst Lehmann
        • East Frisian Infantry Regiment, No 78
        • Oldenburg Infantry Regiment, No 91
      • 38th Brigade : Generalmajor von Wedell
        • 3rd Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 16
        • 8th Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 57
      • Attached to Division
        • 1st Hanoverian Dragoon Regiment, No 9
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of Hanoverian Field-artillery Regiment, No 10
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 10th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 10th Corps
    • 20th Infantry Division : Generalmajor von Kraatz-Koschlan
      • 39th Brigade : Generalmajor von Woyna
        • 7th Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 56
        • 3rd Hanoverian Infantry Regiment, No 79
      • 40th Brigade : Generalmajor von Diringshofen
        • 4th Westphalian Infantry Regiment, No 17
        • Brunswick Infantry Regiment, No 92
      • Attached to Division
        • Hanoverian Jäger Battalion, No 10
        • 2nd Hanoverian Dragoon Regiment, No 16
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of Hanoverian Field-artillery Regiment, No 10
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 10th Corps, with light bridge-train
    • Corps Artillery : Oberst Baron von der Goltz
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of Hanoverian Field-artillery Regiment, No 10
      • Artillery and Infantry ammunition columns belonging to Hanoverian Field-artillery Regiment, No 10
      • Hanoverian Train Battalion, No 10
  • XII Royal Saxon Army Corps XII Kgl Sächs Armeekorps - Crown Prince Albert of Saxony
    • 23rd Royal Saxon Infantry Division : Generalleutnant HRH Prince George of Saxony, afterwards Generalmajor von Montbé
      • 1st Brigade, No 45 : Generalmajor von Craushaar
        • 1st Leib Grenadier Regiment, No 100
        • 2nd King William of Prussia Grenadier Regiment, No 101
        • Rifle Fusilier Regiment, No 108
      • 2nd Brigade, No 46 : Oberst von Montbé
        • 3rd Infantry Regiment Crown Prince's, No 102
        • 4th Infantry Regiment No 103
      • Attached to Division
        • 1st Reiter Regiment Crown Prince's
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of 12th Field-artillery Regiment
        • 2nd Company of 12th Pioneer Battalion with entrenching tool-column
        • 4th Company of 12th Pioneer Battalion
    • 24th Royal Saxon Infantry Division : Generalmajor Nehrhoff von Holderberg
      • 3rd Brigade, No 47: Generalmajor Tauscher
        • 5th Infantry Regiment Prince Frederic August's, No 104
        • 6th Infantry Regiment, No 105
        • 1st Jäger Battalion Crown Prince's, No 12
      • 4th Brigade, No 48 : Oberst von Schulz
        • 7th Infantry Regiment Prince George's, No 106
        • 8th Infantry Regiment, No 107
        • 2nd Jäger Battalion, No 13
      • Attached to Division
        • 2nd Reiter Regiment
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of 12th Field-artillery Regiment
        • 3rd company of 12th Pioneer Battalion with light bridge-train
    • 12th Cavalry Division : Generalmajor Count Lippe
      • 1st Cavalry Brigade, No 23 : Generalmajor Krug von Nidda
        • Guard Reiter Regiment
        • 1st Uhlan Regiment, No 17
      • 2nd Cavalry Brigade, No 24 : Generalmajor Senfft von Pilsach
        • 3rd Reiter Regiment
        • 2nd Uhlan Regiment, No 18
      • Attached to Division
        • One battery of horse-artillery of 12th Field-artillery Regiment
    • Corps Artillery : Oberst Funcke
      • One horse artillery battery, three light field batteries, three heavy field batteries of the 12th Field Artillery Regiment
      • Artillery and Infantry ammunition, and pontoon columns of the 12th Field-artillery Regiment
      • 12th Train Battalion
  • 5th Cavalry Division : Generalleutnant Baron von Rheinbaben
    • 11th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Barby
      • Westphalian Cuirassier Regiment, No 4
      • 1st Hanoverian Uhlan Regiment, No 13
      • Oldenburg Dragoon Regiment, No 19
    • 12th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor Adalbert von Bredow
      • Magdeburg Cuirassier Regiment, No 7
      • Altmark Uhlan Regiment, No 16
      • Schleswig-Holstein Dragoon Regiment, No 13
    • 13th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Redern
      • Magdeburg Hussar Regiment, No 10
      • 2nd Westphalian Hussar Regiment, No 11
      • Brunswick Hussar Regiment, No 17
    • Attached to Division
      • Two batteries horse-artillery
  • 6th Cavalry Division : Generalleutnant HSH Duke William of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
    • 14th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor Baron von Diepenbroick-Grüter
      • Brandenburg Cuirassier Regiment, No 6 Emperor Nicholas I of Russia
      • 1st Brandenburg Uhlan Regiment, No 3 Emperor of Russia
      • Schleswig-Holstein Uhlan Regiment, No 15
    • 15th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Rauch
      • 3rd Hussars “von Zieten”
      • 16th Hussars
    • Attached to Division
      • One battery of horse-artillery
  • II Army Corps II Armeekorps -Pomerania : General der Infanterie Eduard von Fransecky[nb 2]
    • 3rd Infantry Division : Generalmajor von Hartmann
      • 5th Brigade : Generalmajor von Koblinski
        • Grenadier Regiment King Frederic William IV 1st Pomeranian, No 2
        • 5th Pomeranian Infantry Regiment, No 42
      • 6th Brigade : Oberst von der Decken
        • 3rd Pomeranian Infantry Regiment, No 14
        • 7th Pomeranian Infantry Regiment, No 54
      • Attached to Division
        • Pomeranian Jäger Battalion, No 2
        • Neumark Dragoon Regiment, No 3
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the 2nd Pomeranian Field-artillery Regiment
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 2nd Corps, with light bridge-train
    • 4th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant Hann von Weyhern
      • 7th Brigade : Generalmajor du Trossel
        • Colberg Grenadier Regiment 2nd Pomeranian, No 9
        • 6th Pomeranian Infantry Regiment, No 49
      • 8th Brigade : Generalmajor von Kettler
        • 4th Pomeranian Infantry Regiment, No 21
        • 8th Pomeranian Infantry Regiment, No 61
      • Attached to Division
        • Pomeranian Dragoon Regiment, No 11
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of Pomeranian Field-artillery Regiment, No 2
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 2nd Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 2nd Corps
    • Corps Artillery : Oberst Petzel
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of the Pomeranian Field-artillery Regiment, No 2
      • Artillery and infantry ammunition and pontoon columns of Pomeranian Field-artillery Regiment, No 2
      • Pomeranian Train Battalion, No 2

Third Army

Commander: Crown Prince of Prussia

Chief of Staff: Generalleutnant Leonhard von Blumenthal

  • V Army Corps V Armeekorps Posen and Liegnitz : Generalleutnant Hugo von Kirchbach
    • 9th Infantry Division : Generalmajor Karl Gustav von Sandrart
      • 17th Brigade : Oberst von Bothmer
        • 3rd Posen Infantry Regiment, No 58
        • 4th Posen Infantry Regiment, No 59
      • 18th Brigade : Generalmajor von Voigts-Rhetz
        • King's Grenadier Regiment 2nd West Prussian, No 7
        • 2nd Lower Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 47
      • Attached to Division:
        • 1st Silesian Jäger Battalion, No 5
        • 1st Silesian Dragoon Regiment, No 4
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the Lower Silesian Field-artillery Regiment, No 5
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 5th Corps, with light bridge-train
    • 10th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Schmidt
      • 19th Brigade : Oberst von Henning auf Schönhoff
        • 1st West Prussian Grenadier Regiment, No 6
        • 1st Lower Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 46
      • 20th Brigade : Generalmajor Walther von Montbary
        • Westphalian Fusilier Regiment, No 37
        • 3rd Lower Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 50
      • Attached to Division:
        • Kurmark Dragoon Regiment, No 14
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of Field-artillery Regiment, No 5
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 5th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 5th Corps
    • Corps-Artillery : Oberstleutnant Köhler
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of the Lower Silesian Field-artillery Regiment, No 5
      • Artillery and infantry ammunition, and pontoon columns of Field-artillery Regiment, No 5
      • Lower Silesian Train Battalion, No 5
  • XI Army Corps XI Armeekorps Hesse, Nassau, Saxe-Weimar etc : Generalleutnant Julius von Bose
    • 21st Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Schachtmeyer
      • 41st Brigade : Oberst von Koblinski
        • Hessian Fusilier Regiment, No 80
        • 1st Nassau Infantry Regiment, No 87
      • 42nd Brigade : Generalmajor von Thiele
        • 2nd Hessian Infantry Regiment, No 82
        • 2nd Nassau Infantry Regiment, No 88
      • Attached to Division:
        • Hessian Jäger Battalion, No 11
        • 2nd Hessian Hussar Regiment, No 14
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of Hessian Field-artillery Regiment No 11
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 11th Corps, with light bridge-train
    • 22nd Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Gersdorff
      • 43rd Brigade : Oberst von Kontzki
        • 2nd Thüringian Infantry Regiment, No 32
        • 6th Thüringian Infantry Regiment, No 95
      • 44th Brigade : Generalmajor von Schkopp
        • 3rd Hessian Infantry Regiment, No 83
        • 5th Thüringian Infantry Regiment, No 94
      • Attached to Division:
        • 1st Hessian Hussar Regiment, No 13
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of Hessian Field-artillery Regiment
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 11th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 11th Corps
    • Corps-Artillery : Oberst von Oppeln-Bronikowski
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of Hessian Field-artillery Regiment, No 11
      • Artillery and Infantry ammunition, and pontoon columns of 11th Field-artillery Regiment
      • Hessian Train Battalion, No 11
  • I Royal Bavarian Corps Kgl Bayer I Korps : General der Infanterie Ludwig Freiherr von der Tann
    • 1st Royal Bavarian Division : Generalleutnant von Stephan
      • 1st Brigade : Generalmajor Dietl
        • Royal Bavarian Infantry Lifeguards Regiment
        • Two battalions of 1st Infantry Regiment King's
        • 2nd Jäger Battalion
      • 2nd Brigade : Generalmajor von Orff
        • 2nd Infantry Regiment Crown Prince's
        • Two battalions of 11th Infantry Regiment v d Tann
        • 4th Jäger Battalion
      • Attached to Division:
        • 9th Jäger Battalion
        • 3rd Chevauxlegers Regiment Duke Maximilian's
        • Two 4-pounder and two 6-pounder batteries
    • 2nd Royal Bavarian Division : Generalleutnant Count Pappenheim
      • 3rd Brigade : Generalmajor Schumacher
        • 3rd Infantry Regiment Prince Charles of Bavaria
        • Two battalions of 12th Infantry Regiment Queen Amalie of Greece
        • 1st Jäger Battalion
      • 4th Brigade : Generalmajor Baron von der Tann
        • 10th Infantry Regiment Prince Louis
        • Two battalions of 13th Infantry Regiment Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria
        • 7th Jäger Battalion
      • Attached to Division:
        • 4th Chevauxlegers Regiment King's
        • Two 4-pounder and two 6-pounder batteries
    • Cuirassier Brigade : Generalmajor von Tausch
      • 1st Cuirassier Regiment Prince Charles of Bavaria
      • 2nd Cuirassier Regiment Prince Adalbert
      • 6th Chevauxlegers Regiment Grand Duke Constantine Nicolajusitch
      • One battery of horse-artillery
    • Brigade of Reserve-Artillery : Oberst Bronzetti
      • 1st Division Two 6-pounder, one 4-pounder battery
      • 2nd Division Two 6-pounder batteries
      • 3rd Division Two 6-pounder batteries
      • 1st Field-Engineer Division
  • II Royal Bavarian Corps Kgl Bayer II Korps - General der Infanterie Jakob von Hartmann
    • 3rd Royal Bavarian Division : Generalleutnant von Walther
      • 5th Brigade : Generalmajor von Schleich
        • 6th Infantry Regiment King William of Prussia
        • Two battalions of 7th Infantry Regiment Hohenhausen
        • 8th Jäger Battalion
      • 6th Brigade : Oberst Borries von Wissell
        • Two battalions of 14th Infantry Regiment Hartmann
        • 15th Infantry Regiment King John of Saxony
        • 3rd Jäger Battalion
      • Attached to Division:
        • 1st Chevauxlegers Regiment Emperor Alexander of Russia
        • Two 4-pounder and two 6-pounder batteries
    • 4th Royal Bavarian Division : Generallleutnant Count von Bothmer
      • 7th Brigade : Generalmajor von Thiereck
        • Two battalions of 5th Infantry Regiments Grand Duke of Hesse
        • 9th Infantry Regiment Werde
        • 6th Jäger Battalion
      • 8th Brigade : Generalmajor Joseph Maillinger
        • 3rd battalion of 1st Infantry Regiment
        • 3rd battalion of 5th Infantry Regiment
        • 1st battalion of 7th Infantry Regiment
        • 3rd battalion of 11th Infantry Regiment
        • 3rd battalion of 14th Infantry Regiment
        • 5th Jäger Battalion
      • Attached to Division:
        • 10th Jäger Battalion
        • 2nd Chevauxlegers Regiment
        • Two 4-pounder and two 6-pounder batteries
      • Uhlan Brigade : Generalmajor Baron von Mulzer
        • 1st Uhlan Regiment Archduke Nicholas of Russia
        • 2nd Uhlan Regiment King's
        • 5th Chevauxlegers Regiment Prince Otto's
        • One battery of horse-artillery
    • Brigade of Reserve Artillery : Oberst von Pillement
      • 1st Division: One 4-pounder horse-artillery battery, two 6-pounder field batteries
      • 2nd Division: Two 6-pounder field batteries
      • 3rd Division: Two 6-pounder field batteries
      • 2nd Field-Engineer Division
  • Combined Württemberg-Baden Corps Kombiniertes Württembergisch-Badisches Korps
    • Württemberg Field Division : Generallleutnant von Obernitz
      • 1st Infantry Brigade : Generalmajor von Reitzenstein
        • 1st Infantry Regiment Queen Olga two battalions
        • 7th Infantry Regiment two battalions
        • 2nd Jäger Battalion
      • 2nd Infantry Brigade : Generalmajor von Strakloff
        • 2nd Infantry Regiment two battalions
        • 5th Infantry Regiment King Charles's battalion
        • 3rd Jäger Battalion
      • 3rd Infantry Brigade : Generalmajor Baron von Hügel
        • 3rd Infantry Regiment two battalions
        • 8th Infantry Regiment two battalions
        • 1st Jäger Rattalion
      • Cavalry Division Reiter-Division : Generalmajor Count von Scheler
        • 1st Reiter Regiment King Charles four squadrons
        • 2nd Reiter Regiment King William two squadrons
        • 4th Reiter Regiment Queen Olga four squadrons
      • 1st Field-artillery Division:
        • Two 4-pounder and one 6-pounder batteries
      • 2nd Field-artillery Division
        • Two 4-pounder and one 6-pounder batteries
      • 3rd Field-artillery Division
        • Two 4-pounder and one 6-pounder batteries
    • Baden Field Division : Generalleutnant von Beyer
      • 1st Infantry Brigade : Generalleutnant du Jarrys Baron La Roche
        • 1st Leib Grenadier Regiment
        • Fusilier battalion of 4th Infantry Regiment
        • 2nd Grenadier Regiment King of Prussia
      • Combined 3rd Infantry Brigade : Generalmajor Keller
        • 3rd Infantry Regiment
        • 5th Infantry Regiment
      • Attached to Division:
        • 3rd Dragoon Regiment Prince Charles
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light
        • Company of pontooners with light bridge-train and entrenching tool-column
      • Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor Baron La Roche-Starkenfels
        • 1st Leib Dragoon Regiment
        • 2nd Dragoon Regiment Margrave Maximilian
        • One battery of horse-artillery
    • Corps-Artillery
      • Two heavy and two light field batteries
  • 4th Cavalry Division : General der Kavallerie HRH Prince Albert of Prussia
    • 8th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Hontheim
      • West Prussian Cuirassier Regiment, No 5
      • Posen Uhlan Regiment, No 10
    • 9th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Bernhardi
      • West Prussian Uhlan Regiment, No 1
      • Thüringian Uhlan Regiment, No 6
    • 10th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Krosigk
      • 2nd Leib Hussar Regiment, No 2
      • Rhine Province Dragoon Regiment, No 5
    • Two batteries of horse-artillery
  • VI Army Corps VI Armeekorps Silesia : General der Kavallerie Wilhelm von Tümpling[nb 3]
    • 11th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Gordon
      • 21st Brigade : Generalmajor von Malachowski
        • 1st Silesian Grenadier Regiment, No 10
        • 1st Posen Infantry Regiment, No 18
      • 22nd Brigade : Generalmajor von Eckartsberg
        • Silesian Fusilier Regiment, No 38
        • 4th Lower Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 51
      • Attached to Division:
        • 2nd Silesian Jäger Battalion, No 6
        • 2nd Silesian Dragoon Regiment, No 8
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the Silesian Field-artillery Regiment, No 6
        • 3rd Field-pioneer Company, 6th Corps
    • 12th Infantry Division : Generalleutnant von Hoffmann
      • 23rd Brigade : Generalmajor Gündell
        • 1st Upper Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 22
        • 3rd Upper Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 62
      • 24th Brigade: Generalmajor von Fabeck
        • 2nd Upper Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 23
        • 4th Upper Silesian Infantry Regiment, No 63
      • Attached to Division:
        • 3rd Silesian Dragoon Regiment, No 15
        • Four batteries two heavy, two light of the Silesian Field-artillery Regiment, No 6
        • 1st Field-pioneer Company, 6th Corps, with light bridge-train
        • 2nd Field-pioneer Company, 6th Corps, with entrenching tool-column
    • Corps-Artillery: Oberst Arnold
      • Two horse artillery batteries, two light field batteries, two heavy field batteries of the Silesian Field-artillery Regiment, No 6
      • Artillery and Infantry ammunition, and pontoon columns of Silesian Field-artillery Regiment
      • Silesian Train Battalion, No 6
  • 2nd Cavalry Division : Generalleutnant Count Stolberg-Wernigerode
    • 3rd Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Colomb
      • Silesian Leib Cuirassier Regiment, No 1
      • Silesian Uhlan Regiment, No 2
    • 4th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor Baron von Barnekow
      • 1st Leib Hussar Regiment, No 1
      • Pomeranian Hussar Regiment Blucher's Hussars, No 5
    • 5th Cavalry Brigade : Generalmajor von Baumbach
      • 1st Silesian Hussar Regiment, No 4
      • 2nd Silesian Hussar Regiment, No 6
    • Two batteries of horse-artillery

Reserve

  • General Command over mobile troops in the I, II, IX, and X Corps Areas
    • 17th Infantry Division
    • Guard Landwehr Infantry Division
      • 1st Guard Landwehr Brigade
        • 1st Guard Landwehr Regiment
        • 2nd Guard Landwehr Regiment
      • 2nd Guard Landwehr Brigade
        • 1st Guard Grenadier Landwehr Regiment
        • 2nd Guard Grenadier Landwehr Regiment
    • 1st Landwehr Division
      • 1st Pomeranian Landwehr Brigade
        • 1st Combined Pomeranian Landwehr Regiment
        • 2nd Combined Pomeranian Landwehr Regiment
      • 2nd Pomeranian Landwehr Brigade
        • 3rd Combined Pomeranian Landwehr Regiment
        • 4th Combined Pomeranian Landwehr Regiment
    • 2nd Brandenburg Landwehr Division
      • 1st Brandenburg Landwehr Brigade
        • 1st Combined Brandenburg Landwehr Regiment
        • 2nd Combined Brandenburg Landwehr Regiment
      • 2nd Brandenburg Landwehr Brigade
        • 3rd Combined Brandenburg Landwehr Regiment
        • 4th Combined Brandenburg Landwehr Regiment
    • 3rd Combined Landwehr Division
      • West Prussian Landwehr Brigade
        • West Prussian Combined Landwehr Regiment
        • Lower Silesian Combined Landwehr Regiment
      • Posen Landwehr Brigade
        • 1st Combined Posen Landwehr Regiment
        • 2nd Combined Posen Landwehr Regiment
  • 16 Landwehr Cavalry Regiments
  • Reserve Foot Battalions of the Guard and 11 Line Artillery Regiments

Belgium

Though not a belligerent in the conflict, the Belgian army was mobilized and placed on readiness at the country's borders in fear of a preemptive attack by either party through the neutral territory during the Franco-Prussian War See Belgium and the Franco-Prussian War

Commander-in-Chief: King Leopold II

Chief of Staff: Lieutenant General Bruno Renard

Minister of War: Major General Henri Guillaume

Army of Observation

The Army of Observation Armée d'Observation numbered approximately 55,000 men Its role was to defend the country's borders

Commander: Lieutenant-General Baron Félix Chazal

Chief of Staff: Colonel Monoyer

  • 1st Army Corps Ier corps d'armée
    • Commanded by Lieutenant-General Sapin
  • 2nd Army Corps IIe corps d'armée
    • Commanded by Prince Philippe
  • Artillery
  • Reserve Cavalry
  • Auxiliary units Railway, logistics, telegraphic etc

Army of Antwerp

The Army of Antwerp Armée d'Anvers, based in the "National Redoubt" fortress in Antwerp, numbered approximately 15,000 It was a defensive force, designed to hold the city of Antwerp alone Approximately 8,000 additional men served as guards at other fortresses around the country, including Liège

Commander: Lieutenant-General Alexis-Michel Eenens

Chief of Staff: Colonel Henri Alexis Brialmont

Notes

  1. ^ I Korps and 1st Cavalry Division were listed after the other formations of First Army because their deployment was delayed by shortage of railway transport
  2. ^ II Korps was listed after the other formations of Second Army because its deployment was delayed by shortage of railway transport
  3. ^ VI Korps and 2nd Cavalry Division were listed after the other formations of Third Army because their deployment was delayed by shortage of railway transport

Sources

  • A Niemann, Der französische Feldzug 1870-1871 Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Hildburghausen, 1871
  • Moltke, Helmuth von "The Franco-German War of 1870-71" Project Gutenberg Retrieved 2014-09-18mw-parser-output citecitationmw-parser-output citation qmw-parser-output id-lock-free a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-free amw-parser-output id-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output id-lock-registration a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-registration amw-parser-output id-lock-subscription a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-subscription amw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registrationmw-parser-output cs1-subscription span,mw-parser-output cs1-registration spanmw-parser-output cs1-ws-icon amw-parser-output codecs1-codemw-parser-output cs1-hidden-errormw-parser-output cs1-visible-errormw-parser-output cs1-maintmw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registration,mw-parser-output cs1-formatmw-parser-output cs1-kern-left,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-leftmw-parser-output cs1-kern-right,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-rightmw-parser-output citation mw-selflink

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Sa Caleta Phoenician Settlement

Sa Caleta Phoenician Settlement

Sa Caleta Phoenician Settlement can be found on a rocky headland about 10 kilometers west of Ibiza T...
Bodybuilding.com

Bodybuilding.com

Bodybuildingcom is an American online retailer based in Boise, Idaho, specializing in dietary supple...