суббота, 1 февраля 2014 г.

Uniforms of the Reich Armee in 1734-35, part 5: Oberrhien Kreis

Oberrhein Kreis (Upper Rhine Circle) provided 5 infantry regiments & a squadron to the Reich army in 1734. Out of 5 regiments 2 belonged to the Hessen-Kassel standing army & one - to Hessen-Darmstadt. The rest troops were maintained by leser estates.
- 1 Kreis infantry regiment Hessen-Darmstadt (Erbprinz regiment of Hessen-Darmstadt standing army), 904 men
- 2 Kreis infantry regiment Nassau-Weilburg, 1695 men in 18 companies, 50-140 men per company
- 3 Kreis infantry regiment GM Wilhelm Moritz graf von Isenburg-Philippseich, 1 340 men in 17 companies (28-120 men): 3 coys from Wurzburg, one from Spyer, one Zweibrucken, one Salm (only 28 men strong), 2 Isenburg, 4 Fulda, 2 Waldeck, one Sponheim, one Mainz-Konigstein-Berlenburg.

- 4 & 5 Kreis infantry regiment were provided by Hessen-Kassel, in 1734 they were Wilcke (Prinz Clement) & Donop regiments of the H-K standing army. They totaled 1443
- Kreis squadron was of 150 men
Data from Feldzuge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen. B. 19. Illustrations from Bleckwenn/Gudenus Reiter, Husaren und Grenadiere: Die uniformen der Kaiserlichen Armee am Rhein 1734.

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