Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Hesse Kassel IR Prinz Carl, Musketeer 1762

First raised 1683. Organisation SYW: 2 battalions each with 4 musketeer companies: each battalion also had a grenadier company which together formed a grenadier battalion with the 2 grenadier companies of another regiment.

Chef: 1755- Prinz Carl von Hessen. Kommandeur 1760-1770 Oberst H. A. von Lossberg, General Major. 

Main actions in SYW: 1757 Hastenbeck 26.07.1757; 1758 Krefeld 23.06.1758; 1759 Bergen 13.04.1759, Minden 01.08.1759; 1761 Vellinghausen 15-16.07.1761.

2 comments:

Capt Bill said...

Sir David, Somehow I missed your lastest creation. Well done,sir...

David said...

Thanks, Bill. :-)

Just a little something to keep the blog ticking over for now...

All the best,

David.