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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

John Anderson (active 1747-8)

Order of battle, 1748, Hellenrouck

ORDER of BATTLE of the ALLIED ARMY in Hillenrouch Camp near Ruremonde 10.th May 1748. / [Under the command of:] Capt Genl His Royal Highness WILLIAM Duke of Cumberland dated 1748

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on vellum | 13.6 x 27.0 cm (image and neatline) | RCIN 731021

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An order of battle of the Allied army under the command of the Duke of Cumberland at Hellenrouck, 1748. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48)

This order of battle is one of a set of eight drawn on vellum by Serjeant Anderson in November 1748, just over a month after the signing on 18 October of the Treaty of Aix la Chappelle which ended the War of the Austrian Succession. The regimental rectangles are coloured according to uniform.

The General Officers of the First Line, under Cumberland and Marshal Bathiany are Generals Ligonier, Sommerfeldt, Daun, Chanclos, Carl Palffy; Lieutenant-Generals Hawley, Hammerstein, Albemarle, Huske, Druchtleben, Zastrow, Kollowrath, Grune, Philibert; Major-Generals Wreden, Pawlet, Torrington, Block, Borch, D'Arberg, Sincere, Walbrun, Bournonville, Puckou, Bentheim.

The General Officers of the Second Line are General Gaisruck; Lieutenant-Generals Craufurd, Montigni, Howard, Klinckowstrom, Lutzany, Holly; Major-Generals Bligh, Adelepsen, Fowke, Sporcken, Bourghause, Uivary, Winckelman, Radicatti, Spada.

  • John Anderson (active 1747-8) (draughtsman) [bottom right:] John Anderson Serjt / in The Rt Honble Colo / Lord G: Beauclercks / Regiment of Foot / Sevenbergen 28th / November 1748 OS.

  • Watermark: Not applicable

    Mark, stamped: 733

    Condition: no fold lines

  • 13.6 x 27.0 cm (image and neatline)

    15.4 x 28.7 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    ORDER of BATTLE of the ALLIED ARMY in Hillenrouch Camp near Ruremonde 10.th May 1748. / [Under the command of:] Capt Genl His Royal Highness WILLIAM Duke of Cumberland. [top]

    Additional text:

    [bottom left, a table of the numbers of Austrian, British and Hanoverian battalions and squadrons, and General Officers in the first and second lines.] [Bottom right, a recapitulation of the numbers of Austrian, British and Hanoverian field artillery pieces.] 

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle at Hellenrouck 10 May 1748.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top left, black pencil, erased:] XIV/27.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Hellenrouck Order of Battle of the Allied Army under the command of the Duke of Cumberland in Hellenrouck Camp near Ruremonde, 10.th May 1748: by Serjt John Anderson 1748. drawn on vellum. [The same entry appears under the heading Order of Battle.]

  • 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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