Thursday, 26 July 2007

Status of the Wittenberg Army

To: His August Majesty Leopold IV

Your Majesty,

as you requested yesterday here is a brief summary of the current status of the army:

Household Troops - ready and raring to go as usual.

Guard Corp (Wittenland): Comprising 2 Kuirassier Regiments and 4 Infantry battalions. All are fully mustered. You will be glad to know that the guard cavalry band is now reconstituted.

Wittenland Provincial Army Corp: Comprising 1 Kuirassier Regiment, 1 Dragoon Regiment, 4 Infantry battalions and and 1 Jager Battalion. All are fully mustered. The Wittenland Fusiliers have been mobilised and are on duty as part of the Upper Belgravia Corp of Observation.

Boldovian Provincial Army Corp: Comprising 2 Dragoon Regiments, 1 Pulk of Uhlans, 4 Infantry Regiments and 1 Jager Battalion. All the cavalry are fully mustered, but the infantry regiments are still having difficulties. The Schwarze Dragoner and the Jager Battalion have been mobilised and are on duty as part of the Upper Belgravia Corp of Observation.

The newly mustered troops for the above army corps are now being re-equipped and provided with new uniforms in line with your instructions.

With regard to the Vellovian, Gerundian and Tripavian Provincial Army Corps which you asked to be brought into a state of readiness - their regiments have all been mobilised and are currently acting as a corp of observation for their respective sections of the border. Garrison troops for the keys forts in the passes through the mountains are at their full complement. Each of these three army corp comprises: a Pulk of Uhlans, two Infantry Regiments and a Garrison Regiment.

signed

Field Marshall, Duke Frederick of Wittenbuffel

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