Help support TMP


""More unit size queries" Topic (Continued)" Topic


3 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the 18th Century Media Message Board

Back to the SYW Message Board


Areas of Interest

18th Century

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Ruleset


Featured Showcase Article

1:700 Black Seas British Brigs

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian paints brigs for the British fleet.


Featured Workbench Article

Building Two 1/1200 Scale Vessels

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian builds a cutter and a corsair, both in 1/1200 scale.


Featured Profile Article

Dung Gate

For the time being, the last in our series of articles on the gates of Old Jerusalem.


Featured Book Review


367 hits since 29 May 2020
©1994-2020 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Garde de Paris29 May 2020 10:18 a.m. PST

Hello, von Schwartz:

I recently left a comment suggesting making Prussian and Austrian battalions equal in size.

GdeP

von Schwartz29 May 2020 7:08 p.m. PST

Didn't see that comment yet, sorry. That's kinda what I was expecting though. I knew there would be some that disagreed and I was wondering what the general consensus was?

Garde de Paris30 May 2020 5:28 a.m. PST

I applaud all the work done by the people who contribute to Kronoskaf. However, look at their "disclaimer" on the first page "no guarantee of validity."

Using Krnoskaf, I just dug into the organization of Austrian Musketeer and Prussian Musketeer battalions (no numbers given for Prussian Fusilier, or Austrian Grenz units).

Essentially for the opening of the 7YW:

Aust: Austrian "book" strength of 2 nattalions of 18 officers and 798 men 816 persons each battalion. Had 6 companies.

2 grenadier companies of 100 men each.

Pruss: 2 battalions of 856 persons, plus 2 grenadier companies. Battalions had 5 administrative companies that fought as 4 companies of equal size in battle.

Later stated that a 4 company grenadier battalion was supposed to have 754 men! Nearly double a 4-company composite Austrian grenadier battalion.

GdeP

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.