Tolentino order of battle

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This is an order of battle for the Battle of Tolentino that was fought on 2 May – 3 May 1815.


Austrian Army

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Commander-in-chief: Lieutenant Field Marshal Baron Bianchi

Total strength: 11,938 men – 1,452 horses – 28 guns

I Corps

Commander: Lieutenant Field Marshal Baron Mohr  [ de ]

General staff: Colonel Baron Fleischer, Major Kunerth, Captain Auer, Captain Muhlruer, Captain Potier

1st Brigade

Commander: General Count Staheremberg

General staff: Captain Spanoghi, Lieutenant Moker

Total: 2,147 men – 540 horses – 6 guns

2nd Brigade

Commander: General Baron Senitzer

General Staff: General Staab, Major Startenthal, Captain Weingarten

  • 2 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 2 "Hiller" (1,971 men)
  • 2 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 43 "Simbschen" (1,848 men)
  • 1 Battalion, Grenz Infantry Regiment No. 62 "Wacquant-Geozelles" (969 men)
  • Artillery (8 guns, 132 men and 70 horses)

Total: 4,920 men – 70 horses – 8 guns

3rd Brigade

Commander: General Baron Ekhardt

  • 3 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 3 "Archduke Charles" (2,426 men)
  • 2 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 27 "Chasteler" (1,490 men)
  • Artillery (8 guns, 132 men and 70 horses)

Total: 4,048 men – 70 horses – 8 guns

4th Brigade

Commander: General Baron Taxis

Total: 823 men – 772 horses – 6 guns

Neapolitan Army

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Commander-in-chief: King Joachim Murat of Naples

General staff: General Prince Campana, General Costa, General De Medici, Captain Caselli

Total strength: 25,588 men – 4,790 horses – 58 guns

Guard Divisions

Captain of the Guard: Lieutenant General Millet de Villeneuve

Infantry of the Guard

Commander: General Prince Pignatelli Strongoli

  • 1st Velites Regiment (925 men)
  • 2nd Velites Regiment (1,064 men)
  • Voltigeurs (1,236 men)
  • 2nd Artillery Regiment 540 men
  • Artillery (10 guns, 126 men and 250 horses)
  • Baggage Train (153 men)

Total: 4,044 men – 250 horses – 10 guns

Cavalry of the Guard

Commander: General Livron

  • Hussars of the Guard (426 men and 556 horses)
  • Mounted Chasseurs of the Guard (200 men and horses)
  • Chevau-légers of the Guard (398 men and 447 horses)
  • Lancers of the Guard (313 men and 340 horses)
  • Artillery (8 guns, 106 men and 135 horses)
  • Baggage Train (133 men)

Total: 1,576 men – 1,894 horses – 10 guns

2nd Infantry Division

Commander: General Ambrosio

Total: 8,229 men – 210 horses – 10 guns

3rd Infantry Division

Commander: General Lechi

Total: 8,010 men – 220 horses – 10 guns

4th Infantry Division

Commander: General Pignatelli Cerchiara

Total: 1,900 men – 500 horses

Cavalry Division

Commander: General Rossetti

Total: 1,849 men – 1,716 horses

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