пятница, 7 октября 2016 г.

Brandenburg homeland garrisons in the beginning of 1675

When Sweden declared a war on Brandenburg in December of 1674, the main Brandenburg army under Kurfurst Friedrich Wilhelm was on Rhine (see details: wiki). The homeland garrisons numbered only around 4300 men:

  • Berlin: 1200 men of Garde zu Fuss
  • Kustrin, Driesen, Lochnitz: 1236 men of Dohna Foot
  • Spandau: 202 men, plus new-raised (capitulation signed on 24.12.1674) Frei-compagnie under Obrist Isaak du Plessis-Gouret of 200 men
  • Beitz: 302 men
  • Oderberg: 101 men
  • Frankfurt: 181 men
  • Colberg: 1005 men of Schwerin Foot


Source: Jany C. Geschichte der Preussischen Armee. B. 1. Osnabruck, 1967. S. 233.

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