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viking26 Sep 2020 4:58 a.m. PST

Been a lot of years since I wargamed Napoleonics and I was wondering if anyone recalls the CLS organization for a Bavarian Battalion. I know that it was 45 figures including 3 command and 6 Grenadiers but can't remember the amount of line and sharpshooter figures Can anyone help?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2020 5:17 a.m. PST

24 line on four bases. Base of six grens. Non-firing command stand and 12 "plinkers"--skirmish infantry on three-casting stands. Those would be your sharpshooters.

Mind you, it reflects a very brief period in the history of the Bavarian Army. As I recall, in 1805 they looked more like Prussians--four line and a converged grenadier--and in 1812-13, they were the standard Confederation of the Rhine six companies. But I've shared many tables with those 45-casting Bavarian battalions.

viking26 Sep 2020 5:45 a.m. PST

Robert Many thanks.

Hal Thinglum Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2020 6:16 a.m. PST

Robert would be the man to know about CLS.

Robert Burke26 Sep 2020 5:24 p.m. PST

Viking-I have a pdf from Fred Vietmeyer showing his Bavarian organization for CLS. If you email me at Burker1 (at) aol (dot) com I'd be happy to send you a copy.

The PDF shows five six man stands (one of which is grenadiers), a 3-man command stand and four three man stands of Schutzen.

The PDF also has his Light battalion and Line Cav organization.

spydr122206 Oct 2020 12:38 p.m. PST

hey Robert burke would u have all the organization for all the countries? by any chance.

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