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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

John Anderson (active 1747-8)

Order of battle at Schilde, 1747

ORDER of BATTLE of the ALLIED ARMY in Schilde Camp near ANTWERP 22d May 1747. / Cap.t Gen.l His Royal Highness WILLIAM Duke of Cumberland 1747 or later

Pen, ink and watercolour on vellum | 13.5 x 27.0 cm (image and neatline) | RCIN 730113

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An order of battle of the Allied army at Schilde, 22 May 1747. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48).

The regimental rectangles are coloured according to uniform. The General Officers of the First Line are Marshals Waldeck and Bathiany; Generals Ligonier, Sommerfeldt, Hildbourghousen, Daun, Palffy; Lieutenant-Generals Hawley, Albemarle, Druchtleben, Prince Frederic, La Lippe, Tornacco, Mercy, Phillibert; Major-Generals Hammerstein, Yssenburg, Klinckowstrom, Wolffe, Zweebel, Leuwe, Villates, Arenberg, Bethlen, Uivary, Sincere, Puebla, Walbrun, Bournonville, Bentheim; Brigadiers Bligh, Wreden, Douglas, Price, Block, Borch, Rode, Grotenrai, Eversleu.

The General Officers of the Second Line are General Gaisruck, Lieutenant-Generals Dalwigh, Mansbach, Smissaert, Schwartzenberg, Grüne, Holly; Major-Generals Bland, Montigni, Howard, Zastrow, D'Envie, Glinstra, Lindtman, Wied, Haller, D'Arberg, Durlach, Winckelman, Puckou; Brigadiers Adelepsen, Houghton, Mordaunt, Sporcken, Elias, Sturler.

The Artillery is placed between the second and third line. The General Officers of the Third Line (Dutch cavalry) are Lieutenant-General Coenders; Major-Generals Cannenburg, Hompesch, Matha, Schaack; Brigadiers Vrybergen, Schlippenbach, Schagen, Hoeuft van Ooyen.

The reserve is commanded by General the Prince of Wolffenbuttel; Lieutenant-General Kollowrath; Major-Generals Lillers, Elverfeld, Radicatti.

  • John Anderson (active 1747-8) (draughtsman) [bottom right:] John Anderson / Serjt in The Rt / Hon:ble Col: Lord / G: Beauclercks / Regim:t of Foot / and Captain / Wm Master's / Company.

  • Watermark: N/A

    Mark, stamped: 606

    Condition: no fold lines

  • 13.5 x 27.0 cm (image and neatline)

    15.4 x 28.7 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    ORDER of BATTLE of the ALLIED ARMY in Schilde Camp near ANTWERP 22d May 1747. / [under the orders of] Cap.t Gen.l His Royal Highness WILLIAM Duke of Cumberland. [top]

    Additional text:

    [bottom left, a summary of the total numbers of Imperial, British, Hanoverian, Hessian, Dutch and Bavarian battalions, squadrons of the first and second lines and the reserve, and the numbers of general officers.] [Bottom right, a summary of the numbers of pieces of field artillery of each nation.]


    George III heading: Order of Battle at Schilde 22 May 1747.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top right, black pencil:] 1747; [bottom left, black pencil, erased:] XIII/26.

    George III catalogue:

    Order of Battle Order of Battle of the Allied Army in Schilde Camp near Antwerp under the command of the Duke of Cumberland, 22.d May 1747: by Serj.t John Anderson. drawn on vellum.

  • 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)


  • Subject(s)

    Schilde (Flanders, Belgium) 51°14'27"N 04°35'00"E

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