Lobau and Murat would follow Barclay de Tolley north-east from Vilna towards Sventsiani, supported by Oudinot on the left and Ney in the rear.
Posted on December 14, 3 comments Well, maybe not the final post, but close to it. With the end of the th anniversary of the Russian campaign, I will no longer be making regular posts.
This is post number during that period.
Wherever possible, I matched the date of the eyewitness account to its th anniversary to give the reader as much of a connection with the participants as possible.
The goal was to make the reader feel a part of the event. My favorite post was about a lost glove. Something so simple could have tragic consequences. This blog is the result of research I did to write a work of historical fiction for middle school readers.
If reading this blog has put you in the mood for a good Russian campaign adventure story, order yourself a copy of Russian Snows: He was quite up in years when I became pastor in He died about thirty years ago, aged eighty-four.
In character he was sturdy and pronounced.
Outspoken candor marked all his doings. Between opinions he never halted. Often he was near that august personality; had brought him dispatches; taken orders from him to others, thus had business acquaintance and conversation with him.
To hear him talk seemed like a dream. It seemed so strange to speak with a man who had personally spoken with Napoleon.
About the horrible campaign he could talk by the hour. Incident and general movements he remembered well and stated them vividly.
I delighted to listen to him. His frequent nearness to the great emperor gave him opportunities of knowing things. His statements came with authority. I hope it serves as a reference for years to come.The most important and ambitious of these publications is the massive Otechestvennaia voina goda (Bezotosnyi ), which features some 2, entries written by leading Russian scholars.
In its scope, level of detail, and quality of articles dealing with the Russian Campaign, this work has no equivalent in English. Feb 12, · A battle in the campaign of We recently played another game of Black Powder at our club, this time I had as opponent a friend that had never played napoleonics before, but was curious about it.
It was a chance to field my russian collection for the first time, commanded by him, while I myself would be in charge of the french.
() was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the th year of the 2nd millennium, the 12th year of the 19th century, and the 3rd year of the s decade.
As of the start of , the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian. There is only one map, an overview of the campaign. While I would always like to see more maps rather than fewer, this one is clearly drawn and seems to present all of the locations that are mentioned in the text, which is always pleasing.4/5(1).
FORTS. Forts and Battle Sites Alabama List of Fort and Battles Site will be given in alphabetical order. This project begins with Fort Williams which proved of importance in both the War of and again during the Creek War, it having served in the years between as an Indian Agency. THE CAMPAIGN OF IN RUSSIA by CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ Translated from the German and published (anonymously) by Francis Egerton, through John Murray Publishers, London, in CAMPAIGN OF RUSSIA.
TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN OF GENERAL CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ.
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