Napoleon did not expect
Half of the Austrian army are deployed along the Bavarian border. The remainder are to the east towards
Napoleon has ordered the Bavarian and
Marshal Oudinot commands the Third French Army.
It consists of four operational corps whick are widely separated, both in distance and by the river
9th corps are at
10th corps are
11th corps are at
12th corps have just formed at Ratisbon.
Archduke Charles commands the army of four corps.
All four corps are fully operational.
1st corps is at Linz on the Bavarian border
2nd corps is south of Linz on the border
3rd corps is two days behind at Amstetten
4th corps is just leaving Vienna.