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by Graf Bretlach
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Gorget and Sash magazine
Replies: 2
Views: 2469

Re: Gorget and Sash magazine

Hi Günter Yes that is a start, thank you, I was wondering if anyone was going to bother replying as this and other forums are so sleepy at the moment, has everyone lost interest in the period?? I have not seem them online but I will look, although this doesn't mean they are copyright free, I do have...
by Graf Bretlach
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Gorget and Sash magazine
Replies: 2
Views: 2469

Gorget and Sash magazine

Does anyone know who has the copyright on articles in this old magazine, i would like to republish some of them on the web?

i can be contacted offline - grafbretlach AT gmail.com if you prefer.
by Graf Bretlach
Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: two uniform sources
Replies: 1
Views: 2600

two uniform sources

I thought members might be interested in these online Exact List of the Royal Confederate Army in Flanders, Commanded by the King of Great-Britain. In Four Lines; As it was Drawn up at Gerpines Camp, July 27 1691 http://www.nam.ac.uk/online-collection/detail.php?acc=1999-02-115-1 and A Journal of th...
by Graf Bretlach
Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards
Replies: 20
Views: 8061

Re: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards

Staudinger is a must have for the Bavarian army, just it is in German old script and information not always as clear or organised (like many older books) link to volume 1 part 1 http://google.co.uk/books?id=Ae-gAAAAMAAJ However if Google detects you are not in the US then a lot of books are blocked ...
by Graf Bretlach
Thu Jul 07, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Composition of the English/Scots and Jacobite Regiments
Replies: 12
Views: 6017

Re: Composition of the English/Scots and Jacobite Regiments

I have lost the references but William III set the ratio in 1693 for Regiments going to or in Flanders at 14 pike and 46 muskets for each company, except the grenadiers. In 1696 one English Regiment had 160 pikes and 580 muskets as establishment strength At Killiecrankie the lone English regiment fo...
by Graf Bretlach
Sun May 22, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Uniform Guides for the Boyne
Replies: 23
Views: 9318

Re: Uniform Guides for the Boyne

Glad to of helped, I downloaded the free one the other night, brilliant work and a brave project considering the lack of information.

I agree with the comment about the mouths.

I look forward to seeing more, a great period to study.
by Graf Bretlach
Sat May 21, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Uniform Guides for the Boyne
Replies: 23
Views: 9318

Re: Uniform Guides for the Boyne

Always happy to help, other commitments allowing. In Story's abstract of the army review at Finglass 7/8th July 1690 OS there is a battalion called Lieutenant Gen. Douglas with 648 men excl officers, it is 13th in the list so not the Scots Guards. (no British foot Guards listed) Camp of Drogheda Dou...
by Graf Bretlach
Fri May 20, 2016 12:42 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Uniform Guides for the Boyne
Replies: 23
Views: 9318

Re: Uniform Guides for the Boyne

A few comments The Scots Guards - one battalion went to Flanders in 1689, the second one shortly after, neither battalion was in Ireland in 1690. James Douglas, the colonel was a Lt-General at this point, so (as is common at this period) the last place you tend to find them is with their regiment, i...
by Graf Bretlach
Fri Apr 08, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Help on Allied OB for Landen
Replies: 7
Views: 4131

Re: Help on Allied OB for Landen

You are welcome, I would be interested in the plan for your project.

your post actually stirred me to re visit the Landen OB, something I had looked at a few years back on this forum.

note: my post has been edited a few times with corrections and information provided by Dan Schorr.
by Graf Bretlach
Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Help on Allied OB for Landen
Replies: 7
Views: 4131

Re: Help on Allied OB for Landen

Missed out the Bavarians

The Elector Max Emmanuel was present
2 large Kürassier Regiments 4 sqns each Arco and Weickel
and the Leibgarde or Leibregiment of 2 sqns
total 10 sqns
by Graf Bretlach
Thu Apr 07, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Help on Allied OB for Landen
Replies: 7
Views: 4131

Re: Help on Allied OB for Landen

This should be the last units present Danish Prins Frederik 1 btn Zeeland 1 btn Funen 1 btn Württemberg 2 sqns Zeeland (Sehested) 2 sqns the others were detached with Württemberg (5 btns and 2 sqns) GL Julius von Tettau 13 btns joined (replaced those detached) no names yet (garrisons of Liege and Ma...
by Graf Bretlach
Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Help on Allied OB for Landen
Replies: 7
Views: 4131

Re: Help on Allied OB for Landen

The British contingent at Neerwinden 29th July 1693 figures in square brackets are for my own reference Infantry Lt-General Thomas Tollemache Maj-General Sir Henry Bellasyse Horse Maj-General Henry de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny (Viscount Galway) Maj-General James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde – wound...
by Graf Bretlach
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Help on Allied OB for Landen
Replies: 7
Views: 4131

Re: Help on Allied OB for Landen

Have a look in Auvergne's 1693 campagne pp. 22-26 this is the Parck camp so not all units present http://google.co.uk/books?id=cmxLAAAAcAAJ Here are the Hanoverians - heavy losses in particular senior field officers and cavalry horses (927 horses killed or wounded) Cavalry Leibgarde zu Pferde - 1s K...
by Graf Bretlach
Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:46 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Blenheim Dutch Horse
Replies: 5
Views: 2080

Re: Blenheim Dutch Horse

I wasn't aware of problems with the presence of the three Dutch horse regiments, I have the following details from the Münster camp OdB and my notes from the Dutch site, uniforms from a booklet (forget name) 1st line left wing Brigadier Hans Jurrien de Baldwin (recently promoted) Regiment Baldwin 1 ...
by Graf Bretlach
Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Cavalry Regiment Saint-Paul ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2900

Re: Cavalry Regiment Saint-Paul ?

A bit late to this but as soon as I read the title post I thought of the regiment of Generalmajor Louis de Saint-Pol des Estange who died at Lüttich of wounds received at Ramillies, reference of 5A in the conventional numbering system and 1665/9 in Tessin. regiment present at the Schellenberg, Blenh...