Order of Battle in Northern Italy - Mid July 1848

In mid July 1848 prior to the commencement of the battle of Custozza, Feldmarschall Graf Radetzky had at his immediate disposal the following forces of the k.k. Army available in Venetia. [1]

 

Unit Bns Sqns Guns Strength

Armee-Commando

       
Commanding General: Feldmarschall Graf Radetzky        
Chief of Staff: Oberst Johann Graf Wratislaw        
Adjutant-General: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Carl von Schönhals        
         

I. Armee-Corps

       
Commandant: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Eugen Graf Wratislaw        
Chief of Staff: Oberstlieutenant von Nagy        
Corps Adjutant: Major von Woyciechowski        
Artillery Commander: Major Olivenberg        
         
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant von Weigelsperg        
  Brigade: General-Major Graf Strassoldo       3600
10. Feldjäger-Bataillon 1      
2. Bat. Warasdiner Kreuzer-Grenzer Nr. 5

     
1. & 2. Bat. Hohenlohe-Infanterie Nr. 17 2      
Radetzky-Husaren Nr. 5   2    
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 2     6  
         
  Brigade: General-Major Graf Clam       3900
1. Bat. Liccaner-Grenzer Nr. 1 1      
1. Bat. Gradiscaner-Grenzer Nr. 8 1      
1. & 2. Bat. Prohaska-Infanterie Nr. 7 2      
Radetzky-Husaren Nr. 5   2    
6pfündige Cavallerie-Batterie Nr. 1     6  
         
 Division: General-Major Heinrich Freiherr von Rath        
  Brigade: General-Major von Suplikatz       3900
2. Bat. II. Banal-Grenzer Nr. 11 1      
1., 3. & Landwehr-Bat. Latour-Infanterie Nr. 28 2      
Radetzky-Husaren Nr. 5   2    
Raketen-Batterie Nr. 1     6  
         
  Brigade: General-Major von Wohlgemuth       3500
4. Bat. Kaiser-Jäger 1      
1. & 2. Bat. Oguliner-Grenzer Nr. 3 2      
3. Bat. Erzh. Albrecht-Infanterie Nr. 44 1      
Radetzky-Husaren Nr. 5   2    
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 3     6  
         
Geschütz-Reserve:        
6pfündige Cavallerie-Battarie Nr. 3, 12 pfündige Batterie Nr. 1, 1 Pionnier. Comp.     12  
         
Sum I. Armee-Corps 15 8 36 15200
         

II. Armee-Corps

       
Commandant: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Freiherr D'Aspre        
Chief of Staff: Major von Schmerling        
Corps Adjutant: Oberstlieutenant Taude        
Artillery Commander: Major Pittinger        
         
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Franz Graf Wimpffen        
  Brigade: General-Major Friedrich Fürst Liechtenstein       3900
2. Bat. Kaiser-Jäger 1      
9. Feldjäger-Bataillon 1      
1. & 2. Bat. Erzherzog Franz Carl-Infanterie Nr. 52 2      
Reuss-Huszaren Nr. 7   2    
6pfündige Cavallerie-Battarie Nr. 2     6  
         
  Brigade: General-Major Ferdinand Freiherr von Simbschen (21-27 July, Oberst Kerpan)       3200
1. & 2. Bat. Szluiner-Grenzer Nr. 4 1      
1. & 2. Bat. Kinsky-Infanterie Nr. 47 2      
Reuss-Huszaren Nr. 7   2    
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 6     6  
         
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Franz Graf Schaaffgotsche        
  Brigade: General-Major Edmund Fürst Schwarzenberg       3100
2. Wiener Freiwilligen-Bataillon

     
1. & 2. Bat. Kaiser-Infanterie Nr. 1 2      
Haugwitz-Infanterie Nr. 38 combinirt (combined battalion) 1      
Kaiser-Uhlanen Nr. 4   1    
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 4     6  
         
  Brigade: General-Major Samuel Graf Gyulai       2800
11. Feldjäger-Bataillon 1      
2. Bat. Warasdiner S. Georger-Grenzer Nr. 6 1      
1. & 2. Bat. Erzherzog Ernst-Infanterie Nr. 48 2      
Kaiser-Uhlanen Nr. 4   1    
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 5     6  
         
Geschütz-Reserve:        
6pfündige Cavallerie-Batterie Nr. 7, 12 pfündige Batterie Nr. 2, Raketen-Batterie Nr. 2     18  
1 Pionnier. Comp.        
         
Sum II. Armee-Corps 15 6 42 13400
         

III. Armee-Corps

       
Commandant: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Graf Thurn-Valle-Sassina        
Chief of Staff: Major Maroièiæ        
Corps Adjutant: Major von Bils        
Artillery Commander: Hauptmann Samek        
         
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Graf Lichnowsky        
  Brigade: General-Major von Mátiss       3100
   Under command of Oberst Freiherr von Zobel on the right bank of the Etsch at Avio        
3. Bat. Kaiserjäger      
2. Bat. Erzherzog Ludwig-Infanterie Nr. 8      
2. Bat. Grossherzog von Baden-Infanterie Nr. 59      
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 12 & ½ Raketen-Batterie Nr. 6     5  
    Under command of Major Greschke on the left bank of the Etsch at Peri, Dolcè, Vò & Ala        
3. Wiener Freiwilligen-Bataillon      
2. Bat. Grossherzog von Baden-Infanterie Nr. 59      
Liechtenstein-Chevauxlegers Nr. 5   ½    
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 11     6  
         
  Independent Command of Oberst von Alemann in Condino, Pieve di Buono and Tione       3000
3. Feldjäger-Bataillon 1      
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 12     2  
   Under command of Oberstlieutenant Graf Bernay-Favancourt in Riva, Val di Ledro & Torbole        
3. Bat. Kaiserjäger 1/6      
3. Bat. Grossherzog von Baden-Infanterie Nr. 59      
   Under command of Oberstlieutenant Freiherr von Hohenbruck in Brentonico and S. Giacomo        
3. Wiener Freiwilligen-Bataillon      
3. Bat. Kaiserjäger 1/6      
1. Bat. Erzherzog Ludwig-Infanterie Nr. 8 1      
½ Raketen-Batterie Nr. 6     3  
         

Reserve in Roveredo

      900
3. Bat. Grossherzog von Baden-Infanterie Nr. 59      
Liechtenstein-Chevauxlegers Nr. 5      
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 6     2  
         
Sum III. Armee-Corps 6 3 18 7000
         

IV. Armee-Corps

       
Commandant: General-Major von Culoz        
Staff not then formed        
         
  Brigade: General-Major Franz Fürst Liechtenstein       3400
2. Bat. Deutschbanater-Grenzer Nr. 12 1      
1. & 2. Bat. Haynau-Infanterie Nr. 57 2      
Erzherzog Carl-Uhlanen Nr. 3   2    
6pfündige Fussbatterie Nr. 6 & ½ 6pfündige Cavallerie-Batterie Nr. 9     9  
         

 

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[1] Der Feldzug in Oberitalien im Jahre 1848 by Hauptmann Anton Edler von Hilleprandt, Vienna 1867.