Reichsarmee Upper Rhenish Circle

Imperial Army of the Seven Years’ War, 1757–1763

Oberrheinischer Kreis.

The Upper Rhenish Circle contributed two infantry regiments from the Electoral Palatinate, one infantry regiment from Hesse-Darmstadt, and one palatinal cavalry squadron to the Imperial Army. Kreis-Regiment Hessen-Darmstadt distinguished itself at the Battle of Rossbach, 5 November 1757, while the combined French and Imperial Army fled the field of battle in panic. Infantry Regiment Hesse-Darmstadt also fought at Torgau, Erfurt, Maxen, and Kunersdorf.

Oberrheinischer Kreis

  • Kreis-Regiment Hessen-Darmstadt
  • Kreis-Regiment Nassau-Weilburg
  • Kreis-Regiment Pfalz-Zweibrücken

Seven Years’ War Miniatures