Order of Battle of the VII. (Saxonian) Corps of the Grande Armee, 14th June 1812

Additional info:

(cited after Lieutenant General Ferdinand von Funck : "Erinnerungen aus dem Feldzuge des sächsischen Corps unter dem Grafen Reynier im Jahre 1812", Arnoldische Buchhandlung, Dresden and Leipzig, 1829, pp. 1-4, 16, 20, 35, 47, 95)

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Batl.    Battalion

Col.     Colonel

Gren.  Grenadier

Inf.       Infantry

Maj.     Major

Regt.   Regiment

Squad.            Squadroon

Commanding General: Lieutenant General Count Reynier (French)

French Staff:

Chief of staff: Col. Gressot (later General)

NB: formally Chief of staff, but in practice Chief of the Intendanz (Commisariat) only.

Adjutant: Col. Benneville

Adjutant: Chef de Batl. Charlet

Ordnance Officers: ?

Saxonian General Staff:

Chief of Staff: Col. von Langenau (later General)

Sous-chef: Maj. Aster

Chief of Artillery: Col. von Hoyer

Intendant (Commisar): ?

Oberfeldarzt (Chief Physician): ?

Engineer Officers: ?

Adjoints: ?

Adjutants: ?

Ordnance Officers: ?

Stabswache (Guard of staff): (Saxonian) Hussars, 1 Squad.

21st Division, Lieutenant General von Le Coq

1st Brigade, Major General von Steindel

Grenadiers von Liebenau, 1 Batl

Inf. Regt. Prinz Friedrich, 2 Batl.

Inf. Regt. Prinz Clemens, 2 Batl.

2nd Brigade, Major General von Nostitz

Inf. Regt. Prinz Clemens, 2 Batl.

1st Light Inf. Regt. (Schützen) von le Coq, 2 Batl.


1 Foot Battery (belongs to the Division)

2 Foot Batteries (belong to the Artillery Reserve)

1 Mounted Battery (belongs to the Cavalry Division),

[each Battery of 4 pieces of 6 Pd. and 2 howitzers]

12 Regimental 4 Pd.pieces

22nd Division, Lieutenant General von Funck (Freiherr von Gutschmidt died on 7th June 1812)

1st Brigade, Major General von Klengel

Inf. Regt. König, 2 Batl.

Inf. Regt. von Niesemeuschel, 2 Batl.

NB: This brigade was anniliated at Kobrin, 27th July 1812. Only two detached companies of Regt. Niesemeuschel survived. They formed ca. 20th August together with some other Saxonian stragglers ("Versprengte") the Batl. Bose.

2nd Brigade, Major General von Sahr

Anger Grenadiers, 1 Batl

Grenadiers von Spiegel, 1 Batl

2nd Light Inf. Regt. (Schützen), 2 Batl.


1 Foot Battery (belongs to the Division)

8 Regimental 4 Pd. piece

Corps Cavalry, Brigade Major General von Gablenz

Prinz Clemens Uhlans, 4 Squad.

Dragoons von Polenz, 4 Squad.

Hussars, 7 Squad.

Separate Units

1 Pontoonniers Company

1 Sappers Company

Intendanz (Commisariat), Parks, Fuhrwesen (Train), etc.