Kesseldorf 1745 battle in the snow
Date: 15th December 1745.
Place: On the Elbe River in Saxony, North of Dresden.
War: The Second Silesian War.
Contestants: Prussians against a Saxon Army supported by an Austrian contingent.
Generals: Prince Leopold Max of Anhalt-Dessau, the ‘Old Dessauer’ commanding the Prussian Army against Field Marshall Frederick Rutowsky, commanding the Saxon Army and General Grϋnne, commanding the Austrians.
Size of the Armies: Prussians: 21,000 infantry, 9,000 cavalry and 33 guns (not including light battalion guns): Saxons and Austrians: 24,000 infantry, 7,000 cavalry and 42 guns.
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