Order of Battle in Northern Italy - March 1848

In mid March 1848 prior to the outbreak of hostilities in northern Italy, Feldmarschall Graf Radetzky had at his immediate disposal the following forces of the k.k. Army available in Lombardy and Venetia. [1]

 

Unit Bns Coys Sqns Guns Location

Armee-Commando

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

I. Armee-Corps

        Milan
Commandant: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Eugen Graf Wratislaw          
Chief of Staff: Oberstlieutenant von Nagy          
Corps Adjutant: Major von Woyciechowski          
           
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant von Weigelsperg         Staff in Milan
  Brigade: General-Major von Maurer         Staff in Magenta
1. Bat. Ottoèaner Grenz-Reg. Nr. 2 1       Legnago, Busto Arsizio & Surrounding
1. Bat. Oguliner Grenz-Reg. Nr. 3 1       Magenta, Abbiategrasso & Surrounding
11. Feld-Jäger-Bataillon 1       Cuggiono, Turbigo & Surrounding
3. Bat. Erzherzog Albrecht Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 44 1       Milan
           
  Brigade: General-Major Samuel Graf Gyulay         Staff in Milan
2. Kaiser Jäger-Bataillon 1       Milan, Inzago, Trezzo, Vaprio
3. Kaiser Jäger-Bataillon 1       Lodi, St. Angiolo & Surrounding
4. Kaiser Jäger-Bataillon 1       Crema & Surrounding
3. Bat. Geppert Infranterie-Reg. Nr. 43 1       Lodi, Pizzighettone
6pf. Cavallerie-Batterie Nr. 1      

6

Pavia
           
  Brigade: General-Major Rudolf Graf Schaaffgotsche         Staff in Milan
Sardinien Huszaren Nr. 5    

8

  Milan, Magenta, Saronno
6pf. Cavallerie-Batterie Nr. 3      

6

Milan
           
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant von Wissiak         Staff in Milan
  Brigade: General-Major von Wohlgemuth         Staff in Milan
1. & 2. Bat. Kaiser Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 1 2       Milan
1. & 2. Bat. Paumgartten Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 21 2       Milan
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 2       6 Milan
           
  Brigade: General-Major Graf Clam         Staff in Milan
1. & 2. Bat. Reisinger Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 18 2       Milan
1. & 2. Bat. Gyulay Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 33 2       Pavia
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 1       6 Pavia
           
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Carl Fürst Schwarzenberg         Staff in Brescia
  Brigade: General-Major Georg von Schönhals         Staff in Cremona
1. & 2. Bat. Erzherzog Albrecht Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 44 2       Cremona
1. & 2. Bat. Rukawina Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 51 2       Piacenza
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 7       6 Cremona
           
  Brigade: General-Major Erzherzog Sigismund         Staff in Bergamo
1. Bat. Szluiner Grenz-Reg. Nr. 4 1       Bergamo
1. & 2. Bat. Hohenlohe Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 17 2       Brescia
3. Bat. Haugwitz Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 38 1       Brescia
1. Bat. Erzherzog Sigismund Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 45 1       Bergamo
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 9       6 Brescia
           
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Wocher         Staff in Milan
  Brigade: General-Major Graf Strassoldo         Staff in Saronno
1. Bat. Warasdiner Kreuzer Grenz-Reg. Nr. 5 1       Como, Olgiate
1. Bat. Gradiscaner Grenz-Reg. Nr. 8 1       Gallarate, Somma & Surrounding
10. Feldjäger-Bataillon 1       Varese & Surrounding
1. & 2. Bat. Prohaska Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 7 2       Barlassina, Cantá, Saronno & Como
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 3       6 Cessano, Maderno
           
  Brigade: General-Major Heinrich Freiherr Rath         Staff in Milan
1. & 2. Bat. Geppert Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 43 2       Monza, Lecco, Sondrio & Surrounding
Grenadier-Bat. von Freysauff (IR. 33, 52 & 61) 1       Milan
Grenadier-Bat. Freiherr D'Anthon (IR. 38, 43 & 45) 1       Milan
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 8       6 Milan
           
  Brigade: General-Major Erzherzog Ernst         Staff in Lodi
Kaiser-Uhlanen Nr. 4     6   Cremona, Pavia, Piacenza
Bayern-Dragoner     6   Lodi, Brescia, Crema
6pf. Cavallerie-Batterie Nr. 4       6 Lodi
           
Reserve-Artillerie:          
12pf. Batterie Nr. 1 & Raketen-Batterie Nr. 1      

12

Milan
           
Total of I. Armee-Corps 35   20 66 Approximately 40,000 men
           

II. Armee-Corps

         
Commandant: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Freiherr D'Aspre         Padua
Chief of Staff: Major von Schmerling          
Corps Adjuatant: Major Taude          
           
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Graf Wimpffen         Staff in Padua
  Brigade: General-Major Friedrich Fürst Liechtenstein         Staff in Padua
1. Bat. Warasdiner St. Georger Grenz-Reg. Nr. 6 1       Ferrara
1. Bat. Peterwardeiner Grenz-Reg. Nr. 9 1       Venice
8. Feldjäger-Bataillon 1       Rovigo, Este & Polesella
9. Feldjäger-Bataillon 1       Padua
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 4       6 Vicenza
           
  Brigade: General-Major Wilhelm Fürst Taxis         Staff in Vicenza
1. & 2. Bat. Piret Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 27 2       Vicenza
1. & 2. Bat. Erzherzog Franz Carl Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 52 2       Padua
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 4       6 Vicenza
           
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Graf Ludolf         Staff in Treviso
  Brigade: General-Major Auer         Staff in Udine
1. Bat. Banal-Grenz-Reg. Nr. 10 1       Conegliano, Belluno
1. Bat. Banal-Grenz-Reg. Nr. 11 1       Bassano, Ceneda, Serravalle
3. Bat. Zanini Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 16 1       Treviso
3. Bat. Erzherzog Ferdinand d'Este Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 26 1       Udine, Palmanuova
           
  Brigade: General-Major von Culoz         Staff in Venice
3. Bat. Wimpffen Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 13 1       venice
1. & 2. Bat. Kinsky Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 47 2       Venice
Grenadier-Bat. Angelmayer (IR. 16 & 26) 1       Venice
5. Garnisons-Bataillon 1       Venice, Mestre & Chiggia
           
 Division: Feldmarschall-Lieutenant Hannibal Fürst Taxis         Staff in Verona
  Brigade: General-Major Boccalari         Staff in Verona
1. & 2. Bat. Erzherzog Franz d'Este Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 32 2       Mantua
1. & 2. Bat. Haugwitz Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 38 2       Mantua
6. Garnisons-Bataillon 1       Mantua
Pionniere   4     Verona
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 5       6 Mantua
           
  Brigade: General-Major Johann Graf Nugent         Staff in Verona
1. Bat. Brooder Grenz-Reg. Nr. 7 1       Verona
3. Bat. Erzherzog Sigismund Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 45 1       Verona, Legnago & Peschiera
1. & 2. Bat. Erzherzog Ernst Infanterie-Reg. Nr. 48 2       Verona
6pf. Fussbatterie Nr. 6       6 Verona
           
  Brigade: General-Major Ferdinand Freiherr von Simbschen         Staff in Verona
Reuss-Huszaren Nr. 7     8   Padua, Parma, Reggio, Rovigo & Mantagnana
Windischgrätz-Chevaulegers Nr. 4     8   Verona, Vicenza, Mantua & Treviso
6pf. Cavallerie-Batterie Nr. 5       6 Verona
           
Reserve-Artillerie:          
12pf. Batterie Nr. 2 & Raketen-Batterie Nr. 2       12 Verona
           
Total of II. Armee-Corps 26 4 16 42 Approximately 30,000 men
           
Grand Total 61 4 36 108 Approximately 70,000 men

 

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