Russian Officer Corps of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
Savas Beatie, 19 jan. 2005 - 528 pagina's
Presented here, for the first time in any language, are more than 800 detailed biographies of the senior Russian officers who commanded troops in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, together with 440 b&x portraits. This amazing study spans the critical years of 1792 to 1815, but also includes those officers whose service fell before and after this period. Dr. Mikaberidze's The Russian Officer Corps is based upon years of research in Russian archives. Each biography includes the subject s place of birth, family history, educational background, a detailed description of his military service, his awards and promotions, wounds, transfers, commands, and other related information, including the date and place of his death and internment, if known. In addition to the biographies is an introductory chapter setting forth in meticulous detail the organization of the Russian military, how it was trained, the educational and cultural background of the officer corps, its awards and their history and meaning, and much more. This outstanding overview is supported and enhanced by three dozen charts, tables, and graphics that illustrate the rich history of the Russian officer corps. This study also includes a Foreword by Dr. Donald H. Horward, and an annotated bibliography to help guide students of the period through the available Russian sources. Stunning in its scope and depth of coverage, The Russian Officer Corps will be of tremendous use to historians, scholars, genealogists, hobbyists, wargamers, and anyone working or studying late 18th and early 19th-century European history. Every student of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, as well as every academic library, will find this impressive reference work absolutely indispensable. Serious readers of this momentous period of history cannot afford to be without this exceptional reference work. About the Author: Alexander Mikaberidze is an assistant professor of history at Mississippi State University. He holds a law degree from the Republic of Georgia and a Ph.D. in history from Florida State University, where he worked at the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution. He serves as president of the Napoleonic Society of Georgia. In addition to his numerous articles on various Napoleonic-related topics, Dr. Mikaberidze's publications include a biography of Napoleon in Georgian, two volumes on the Russo-Turkish War of 1806-1812, and the forthcoming Lion of the Russian Army: Life and Career of General Peter Bagration
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12 January actions adjutant Alexander of Neva Anna 1st class April August Austerlitz awarded the Order Bagration Battalion battles Bautzen became chef became commander began service born Borodino Cadet Corps Campaign in Poland captain cavalry Chashniki Cossack Cuirassier Cuirassier Regiment Danubian Principalities distinguished Division Dragoon Regiment earned the Order enlisted Eylau February fought Friedland garnered the Order George 3rd class George 4th class golden sword Grenadier Regiment Guard Preobrazhensk Regiment gubernia Guttstadt Heilsberg Hussar Regiment Infantry Regiment Ivanovich Jager Regiment July June Krasnyi later Leipzig lieutenant colonel Lutzen Maloyaroslavets March military Moscow Musketeer Regiment November Ochakov October Order of St participated Petersburg Poland Polotsk promoted to colonel promoted to lieutenant promoted to major rank received the Order Regiment on 12 retired rose Russian army Russo-Swedish Russo-Swedish War Russo-Turkish Russo-Turkish War seniority dating September 1813 served in Poland Shumla Silistra Smolensk Tarutino took command transferred Vitebsk Vladimir 3rd class Vyazma Vyborg