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[edit]

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Commander-in-chief: Lieutenant Field Marshal Baron Bianchi

Total strength: 11,938 men – 1452 horses – 28 guns

I Corps[edit]

Commander: Lieutenant Field Marshal Baron Mohr

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

1st Brigade[edit]

Commander: General Count Staheremberg

General staff: Captain Spanoghi, Lieutenant Moker

Total: 2147 men – 540 horses – 6 guns

2nd Brigade[edit]

Commander: General Baron Senitzer

General Staff: General Staab, Major Startenthal, Captain Weingarten

  • 2 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 2 "Hiller" (1971 men)
  • 2 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 43 "Simbschen" (1848 men)
  • 1 Battalion, Grenz Infantry Regiment No. 62 "Wacquant-Geozelles" (969 men)
  • Artillery (8 guns, 132 men and 70 horses)

Total: 4920 men – 70 horses – 8 guns

3rd Brigade[edit]

Commander: General Baron Ekhardt

  • 3 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 3 "Archduke Charles" (2426 men)
  • 2 Battalions, Line Infantry Regiment No. 27 "Chasteler" (1490 men)
  • Artillery (8 guns, 132 men and 70 horses)

Total: 4048 men – 70 horses – 8 guns

4th Brigade[edit]

Commander: General Baron Taxis

Total: 823 men – 772 horses – 6 guns

Neapolitan Army[edit]

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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[edit]

Captain of the Guard: Lieutenant General Millet de Villeneuve

Infantry of the Guard[edit]

Commander: General Prince Pignatelli Strongoli

  • 1st Velites Regiment (925 men)
  • 2nd Velites Regiment (1064 men)
  • Voltigeurs (1236 men)
  • 2nd Artillery Regiment 540 men
  • Artillery (10 guns, 126 men and 250 horses)
  • Baggage Train (153 men)

Total: 4044 men – 250 horses – 10 guns

Cavalry of the Guard[edit]

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: 1576 men – 1894 horses – 10 guns

2nd Infantry Division[edit]

Commander: General Ambrosio

  • 3rd Light Infantry Regiment (2203 men)
  • 2nd Line Infantry Regiment (2096 men)
  • 6th Line Infantry Regiment (2147 men)
  • 9th Line Infantry Regiment (1438 men)
  • Artillery (10 guns, 207 men and 210 horses)
  • Baggage Train (138 men)

Total: 8229 men – 210 horses – 10 guns

3rd Infantry Division[edit]

Commander: General Lechi

  • 1st Light Infantry Regiment (2060 men)
  • 4th Line Infantry Regiment (2045 men)
  • 7th Line Infantry Regiment (1843 men)
  • 8th Line Infantry Regiment (2062 men)
  • Artillery (10 guns, 205 men and 220 horses)
  • Baggage Train (140 men)

Total: 8010 men – 220 horses – 10 guns

4th Infantry Division[edit]

Commander: General Pignatelli Cerchiara

  • 4th Light Infantry Regiment (800 men)
  • 10th, 11th and 12th Line Infantry Regiments (1100 men)
  • Cavalry Reserve (500 horses)

Total: 1900 men – 500 horses

Cavalry Division[edit]

Commander: General Rossetti

  • 1st Chevau-légers Regiment (242 men and 228 horses)
  • 2nd Chevau-légers Regiment (628 men and 592 horses)
  • 3rd Chevau-légers Regiment (563 men and 530 horses)
  • 4th Chevau-légers Regiment (416 men and 366 horses)

Total: 1849 men – 1716 horses

References[edit]

  • Scheid, Frederick C. Appendix IV, Napoleon's Italian Campaigns: 1805-1815, Praeger/Greenwood (2002).
  • Order of Battle at Tolentino 815