Fleurus 1794 Order of Battle

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In the Battle of Fleurus (26 June 1794) Jean-Baptiste Jourdan's French army repulsed an attack by the combined Austro-Dutch army led by Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Tactically the battle was a draw but strategically it was a decisive French victory. The battle led to the collapse of the Coalition position in the Austrian Netherlands.

French Army[edit]

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan

General of Division Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (75,000)

  • Reserve Artillery
    • Two foot artillery companies

Army of the Moselle[edit]

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan

  • General of Division Jacques Maurice Hatry (11,000)
    • One foot artillery company
    • General of Brigade Jean-Antoine Chapsal
      • 27th Line Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
      • 44th Line Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
      • Moselle National Guard, 2nd and 3rd Battalions
      • Côte-d'Or National Guard, 3rd Battalion
      • Seine-et-Oise National Guard, 6th Battalion
      • Doubs National Guard, 9th Battalion
      • 11th Dragoon Regiment, three squadrons
      • 18th Chasseurs à Cheval, one squadron
    • General of Brigade Jean Pierre François Bonet
      • 33rd Line Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
      • 58th Line Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
      • Lot-et-Garonne National Guard, 1st Battalion
      • Loiret National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • Var National Guard, 4th Battalion
  • General of Division Antoine Morlot (8,600)
    • One foot artillery company
    • General of Brigade Jean Baptiste Olivier
      • 110th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 14th Dragoon Regiment, three squadrons
    • General of Brigade Henri Simon
      • 1st Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 34th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 10th Cavalry Regiment, four squadrons
  • General of Division Jean Étienne Championnet (9,100)
    • One foot artillery company
    • General of Brigade Paul Grenier
      • 18th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 1st Dragoon Regiment, three squadrons
    • General of Brigade Gabriel Lerivint
      • 59th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 94th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 4th Cavalry Regiment, three squadrons
  • General of Division François Joseph Lefebvre (8,800)
    • One foot artillery company
    • General of Brigade Jean François Leval
      • 5th Line Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
      • 54th Line Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
      • 99th Line Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
      • 9th Foot Chasseurs Battalion
    • General of Brigade Jean-Baptiste Jacopin
      • 13th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 80th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 149th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
    • General of Brigade Jean Sultzmann
      • 16th Light Infantry Battalion
      • 1st Foot Chasseurs Battalion
      • 18th Foot Chasseurs Battalion
      • Legion of the Moselle

Army of the North[edit]

Jean Baptiste Kléber

  • General of Brigade Guillaume Philibert Duhesme (10,000)
    • One foot artillery company
    • General of Brigade Jean Schlachter
      • Saint-Denis National Guard, 1st Battalion
      • Vosges National Guard, 5th Battalion
      • 4th Hussar Regiment, four squadrons
      • 12th Chasseurs à Cheval Regiment, five squadrons
    • General of Brigade Louis Fuzier
      • 47th Line Infantry Demi-brigade, three battalions
      • Vienne National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • Paris National Guard, 10th Battalion
      • Seine-et-Oise National Guard, 10th Battalion
    • General of Brigade Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte
      • 56th Line Infantry Demi-brigade, three battalions
      • 32nd Light Infantry Battalion
      • Orne National Guard, 1st Battalion
      • Meurthe National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • 22nd Cavalry Regiment, four squadrons
  • General of Division Anne Charles Basset Montaigu (8,200)
    • Two foot artillery companies
    • General of Brigade Joseph Léonard Richard
      • 10th Light Infantry Battalion
      • 4th Foot Chasseur Battalion
      • 6th Cavalry Regiment, one squadron
      • 7th Dragoon Regiment, four squadrons
      • 16th Chasseurs à Cheval Regiment, one squadron
    • General of Brigade André Poncet
      • 18th Line Infantry Demi-brigade, 1st Battalion
      • 49th Line Infantry Demi-brigade, 1st Battalion
      • 68th Line Infantry Demi-brigade, 1st and 2nd Battalions
      • 89th Line Infantry Demi-brigade, 1st Battalion
    • General of Brigade Joseph Boisset
      • Calvados National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • Haut-Rhine National Guard, 2nd and 3rd Battalions
      • Mayenne-et-Loire National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • Nièvre National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • Eure National Guard, 3rd Battalions
      • Somme National Guard, 5th Battalion
      • Oise National Guard, 6th Battalion
  • Detached from General of Division Barthélemy Louis Joseph Schérer
    • General of Brigade Charles Daurier (6,000)
      • One foot artillery company
      • 18th Line Infantry Demi-brigade, 2nd Battalion
      • 72nd Line Infantry Demi-brigade, 1st and 2nd Battalions
      • Loiret National Guard, 1st Battalion
      • 17th Cavalry Regiment, four squadrons
  • Cavalry Division: Paul-Alexis Dubois (2,300)
    • General of Brigade Jean-Joseph Ange d'Hautpoul
      • One horse artillery company
      • 12th Dragoon Regiment, four squadrons
      • 2nd Hussar Regiment, two squadrons
      • 6th Chasseurs à Cheval Regiment, four squadrons
    • General of Brigade Guillaume Soland
      • One horse artillery company
      • 6th Cavalry Regiments, four squadrons
      • 8th Cavalry Regiments, four squadrons

Army of the Ardennes[edit]

François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers

  • General of Division Marceau (6,000)
    • One foot artillery company
    • General of Brigade Jean Thomas Guillaume Lorge
      • 9th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • 172nd Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • Nord National Guard, 3rd Battalion
      • Pas-de-Calais National Guard, 8th Battalion
    • General of Brigade Jean Hardy
      • Vendee National Guard, 1st Battalion
      • Volunteers National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • 11th Chasseurs à Cheval, four squadrons
  • General of Division Jean Adam Mayer (5,500)
    • One foot artillery company
    • General of Brigade Jean Charles Prestat
      • 26th Line Infantry Regiment, three battalions
      • Nord National Guard, 2nd Battalion
      • Seine-Inférieur National Guard, 7th Battalion
    • General of Brigade Claude Lecourbe
      • 16th Light Infantry Battalion
      • Aisne National Guard, 4th Battalion
      • 20th Chasseurs à Cheval, two squadrons

Source: Smith, Digby (1998). The Napoleonic Wars Data Book. London: Greenhill. p. 86. ISBN 1-85367-276-9. 

Austrian-Dutch Army[edit]

Josias of Saxe-Coburg

FM Prince Josias of Coburg (32,000 infantry, 14,000 cavalry)[1]

Key[edit]

  • General of Division is the rank of French army and division commanders and General of Brigade is the rank of brigade commanders.
  • bns = infantry battalions
  • sqns = cavalry squadrons
  • FM = Feldmarschall, army commander
  • FML = Feldmarschal-Leutnant, corps or division commander
  • GM = General-Major, brigade commander
  • Émigré = French Royalists

References[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, p 86-87

See also[edit]

The following are excellent sources for the first names and ranks of French and Austrian generals.