The Lorraine center is composed of Brig James Ferry's first line (Provence, Burgandy, and Champagne Battalions) and Brig Edmond Villiaume's second line (Lorraine Guards and Chablis Battalions).
The Lorraine right flank is anchored on the Abbey of Heineken. The Loire Grenzers protect the Grenoble Artillery Battery.
As Brig Duc Ferry's advance in the center, Beerstein's Brig Graf Lager Bierman's Augerbrau and Isenbeck Musketeers form a two line defense on the left.
Maj Gen, Sir David Linienblatt advances the Warsteiner Fusiliers and the Pabst Musketeers on the right to try to stem the Lorraine advance. The Warsteiner Fusiliers take aim at the Burgundy Battalion and fire a devastating first volley. Despite the losses, the Lorraine Infantry continue their advance.