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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

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Order of battle, 1746, Low Countries

Ordre de Bataille / de l’Armée Alliès Sous les Ordres de / Son Altesse Roÿale Monseigr le Düc Charles de Lorraine / au Moÿ de September 1746 1746 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper; pricking through | 22.2 x 39.7 cm (image) | RCIN 730069

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An order of battle of the Allied army under the command of Prince Charles of Lorraine in the Low Countries, September 1746. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48).

In September 1746 the Allied army camped at seven different locations: Ocquier, Harze, Fays, Soumagne, Bombaye, Lanaken, and Rosmeer (see the sequence of plans at RCIN 730053).

The order of battle is given in three lines. The General Officers commanding the First Line are Field Marshal Bathÿana; General de la Cavallerie et d'Infanterie Sommerfeldt, Daún, Carl Palfÿ; General Feldmarechaux Lieutenants Prince Friedrich, Drúchtleben, Kolowrath, Mercÿ, Pritzikofskÿ, Philibert; Generaux Majors Rohtes, Bentheim, Dalwig, Hammerstein, Howard, Wolff, Maÿdell, Zastrow, Arberg, Haller, Lillers, Sincere, Gemmingen, Bubla, Wallbrún, Bournonville, Spada; Brigadiers Blighs, Wrede, Block.

The General Officers of the Second Line are General de la Cavallerie et d'Infanterie Geisrück; Generaux Feldmarechaux Lieutenants Mansbach, Grüne, Holli; Generaux Majors Crafford, Isenbúrg, Montignie, Klincaústroem, Pourghaús, Bethlem, Úÿvari, Elberfeldt, Dúrlach, Winckelmann, Radicati; Brigadiers Adelepsen, Borch, Spoercken.

The General Officers of the Third Line are Feldmarechaux Lieutenants Trips, Baroniaÿ; Generaux Majors Morotz, Prince Esterhasÿ.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: IV

    Mark, stamped: 564

    Condition: five fold lines; formerly folded to 14.3 x 9.9 cm; trimmed. Verso: induced discolouration; surface dirt on outside fold panel

  • 22.2 x 39.7 cm (image)

    26.0 x 41.9 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Ordre de Bataille / de l’Armée Alliès Sous les Ordres de / Son Altesse Roÿale Monseigr le Düc Charles de Lorraine / au Moÿ de September 1746. [top centre]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle Sept.r 1746.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top left, black pencil:] XII/55; [top right, black pencil, erased: Order of battle?]; [bottom right, red pencil:] 10/64; [bottom right, black pencil:] XII/55 [or 58].

    George III catalogue:

    Order of Battle Ordre de Bataille de l’Armée Alliée sous les ordres du Duc Charles de Lorraine au mois de Septembre 1746. MS.

  • Probably from the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), third son of George II; subsequently acquired by George III (1738-1820)

     

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