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Napoleon 1813: Decision at Bautzen

By James R. Arnold



Detailed Orders of Battle

For the true buffs, we provide appendices complete with army composition and organization and orders of battle. From Appendix I. French Order of Battle:

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III Corps April 25, 1813 ~ Commander: Marshal Michel Ney ~ Chief of Staff: Gouré

8th Division Souham 1st Brigade Chasseraux 6th Léger provisional
10th Léger prov.
14th Léger prov.
10th Léger prov.
2
2
2
2
36
36
39
37
1,662
1,541
1,558
1,258
2nd Brigade Chemineau 21st Ligne provisional
24th Ligne prov.
22nd Ligne
2
2
4
32
34
79
1,572
1,555
3,088
artillery 387 16 pieces
engineers Spanish sappers 187
train 61
division total: 13,103
9th Division Brenier 1st Brigade Anthing 2nd Léger prov.
29th Léger
136th Ligne
2
1
4
35
19
77
1,177
659
2,709
2nd Brigade Grillot 138th Ligne
145th Ligne
4
4
86
92
2,709
1,925
artillery 5 349 16 pieces
engineers Spanish sappers 2 163
train 1 28
division total: 9,398
10th Division Girard 1st Brigade Goris 4th Léger provisional
139th Ligne
2
4
38
98
1,012
2,353
2nd Brigade Van Dedem 140th Ligne
141st Ligne
4
4
78
82
2,537
1,923
artillery 7 358 16 pieces
engineers Spanish sappers 3 178
train Spanish sappers 29
division total: 9,719
11th Division Ricard 1st Brigade Tarayre 9th Léger
17th Ligne prov.
18th Ligne prov.
2
2
2
27
33
29
1,218
1,376
1,139
2nd Brigade Dumoulin 142nd Ligne
144th Ligne
4
4
89
94
2,008
1,940
artillery 3 367 16 pieces
engineers Spanish sappers 2 181
train 1 28
division total: 8,506
39th Division Marchand Baden Brigade
GM Stockhorn
Grande Duc No. 3
Stockhorn No. 1
2
1
29
14
1,658
664
Hessen Brigade
Prince Emile
1st Léger
2nd Ligne
Guard
2
2
2
19
37
30
1,315
1,242
1,250
Frankfort Brigade Regiment Zweyer 1 16 676
artillery Baden
Hessen
3
1
127
119
4 pieces
3 pieces
division total: 7,200
Cavalry Brigade Laboissière 10th Hussars
Baden Dragoons
3
4
32
26
685
474
corps troops engineers
gendarmes
train
10th Hussars
Baden Dragoons
7
2
1
387
48
117
corps artillery not yet arrived
III Corps total: 48,593; 71 pieces
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464 pages including 35 maps, 71 illustrations, and two appendices



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