Sunday, November 25, 2012

Battle of Ostwald


Order of Battle of the for Battle of Ostwald.



(Fought – week 1 March 1785 outside the village of Ostwald in Northern Bergatonia)

This battle will be played out next week owing to the fact Duke Rupert was not allowed out to make war this week.

Bergatonian Military
Commander Duke Rupert: “Good”
1st Guard Regiment
1st Guard Grenadier Battalion - 700 - Vet
2nd Guard Grenadier Battalion - 700 - Vet

1st Infantry Brigade (General Werden- Average)
2nd Battalion - 700 - Exp
3rd Battalion - 700 - Exp
1st Jager Battalion - 600 - Exp
2nd Medium Batt

2nd Infantry Brigade (General Fagel – Good)
4th Battalion - 700 - Exp
5th Battalion - 700 - Exp
6th Battalion - 700 - Exp
7th Battalion - 700 - Exp
3rd Medium Batt

3rd Infantry Brigade (General Tincey – Average)
8th Battalion - 700 - Conscript
9th Battalion - 700 - Conscript
10th Battalion - 700 - Conscript
2nd Jager Battalion - 600 - Conscript

1st Heavy Cavalry Brigade (General Vendome – Average)
1st Heavy cavalry regiment - 700 - Exp
2nd Heavy Cavalry regiment - 700 - Exp

2nd Light Cavalry Brigade (General Rantzau – Good)
3rd Dragoon regiment - 700 - Exp
4th Dragoon Regiment - 700 - Exp
3rd HA Batt.



The Rechburg Army

Commander Prince Wilhelm - "Excellent"
2nd in Command Prince Leopold  - "Excellent"

3rd Infantry Brigade - Gen Wilhelm Hebelstreight (Good) (4,200 men)
4th Infantry Regiment “Hirzel” ( 2 battalions) 7th & 8th] - Veteran
 5th Infantry Regiment (2 battalion, 7th & 8th) – Experienced
6th Infantry Regiment (2 battalions, 9th & 10th) - Experienced
2nd Line battery – 6 x 9pdr, 2 x 5.5 How


4th Infantry Brigade – Gen Thadden (Average) 
15th Infantry Regiment (2 battalions -25th & 26th battalion) - Experienced
16th Infantry Regiment (2 Battalions 27th & 28th Battalions) – Experienced
29th Jager Battalion – Experienced.
3rd Battery – 6x9pdr,2 x 5.5 how.

2nd Light Cavalry Brigade - Major General Robert Hawkesbury (Good)(2100 sabres)
Leopold Uhlan Regiment” (4 squadron) (Lancer)
Newstadtal Hussar Regiment, (4 squadrons)
Leeds Hussar Regiment, (4 squadron)
Attached Temporarily - 1st Albany Uhlan Regiment

3rd Light Cavalry Brigade - Major General Hans von Walmoden (Average)(1,400 sabres)
Dragoon Regiment “Van Hessen-Cassel”
Dragoon Regiment “Mohein (this Regt has only 400 sabres is being rebuilt after the Ulrichstein campaign)
1st Albany Uhlan Regiment (Independent Regiment)
2nd Horse Artillery Battery (6 x 6pdr)


1st Garde Infantry Brigade – General August Sagen (Good)(4,500)
Foot Guards Regiment(Princess Caroline Battalion & Prince Wilhelm Battalion) Veteran)
Grenadier Guard Regiment (Grenadier) (2 battalions (1st & 2nd) (Veteran)
Guard Jager battalion (1 battalion - 1st) (Elite)

The Guard Cavalry Brigade has moved to Bimberfeld to guard against a Neider flanking attack.

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