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Russian Army order of battle (1812)

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Russian Army order of battle (1812)

The Imperial Russian Army in 1812 consists of 3 main armies and other military formations. Commander in Chief Emperor of the Army was Alexander I.

1st Army of the West

General of infantry Prince Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly[1])

2nd Army of the West

General of infantry Prince Pyotr Bagration

3rd Reserve Army of Observation

General of cavalry Alexander Tormasov

Danube Army

Admiral Pavel Chichagov

Separate Corps and detachments

See also


  1. ^ Michael de Tolly was appointed the commander-in-chief of the 1st Army on 19 March 1812. However, after arrival of Emperor Alexander I in Vilnius, the latter became de jure and de facto a commander-in-chief.
  2. ^ In June 1812 the 1st Infantry Corps was excluded from the 1st Army and left by the Northern Dvina for protection of Saint Petersburg
  3. ^ Riehn, Richard (1991). 1812: Napoleon's Russian Campaign. United States: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 444–464. ISBN . 

External links

  • (Russian) The Russian Army in June 1812 by Aleksandr Podmazo
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