Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

Chefs and Commanders of the Regular Regiments of the Russian Army 1796-1815

Derpt (Derptski) Dragoon Regiment to Life Guard Dragoon (Leib-Gvardii Dragunski) Regiment

By Alexander Podmazo
Translated by
Alexander Mikaberidze, FINS

Derpt (Derptski) Dragoon Regiment

Established On 24 July 1806
Reorganized Into Horse Jager Regiment On 17 December 1812

Chefs

Date Name

24.08.1806 To 05.10.1806

MG. Baron Muller-Zakomelski II, Fedor Ivanovich

05.10.1806 To “30.08.1808”[1]

Col. Voinov 

30.08.1808 To “01.09.1814” MG Count Fon Der Pahlen, Pavel Petrovich

[1] Removed From Rosters As Deceased On 30.08.1808

Commanders

Date Name

27.06.1807 To 15.08.1809

Lt. Col. Potlog I, Ivan Pavlovich 

08.03.1810 To “27.04.1812”[2] 

Lt. Col. Kalyshkin

18.07.1813 To 30.08.1816 Col. Drozdovski, Roman Antonovich 
30.08.1816 To 02.11.1821 Col. Sonin 
02.11.1821 To "25.06.1827" Col.. Count Gudovich II, Mikhail Vasilievich 

[2] Removed From Rosters As Deceased On 27.04.1812

Dmitriev (Dmitrievski) Garrison Regiment

Established on 09.01.1797
Between 09.01.1797 and 04.03.1800 was named after its chef.

Chefs

Date Name

09.01.1797 to 04.11.1797

MG. Rataev "Dmitri Maksimovich." 

04.11.1797 to 04.03.1800 

Col. Vyrubov I, Pavel Petrovich 

03.07.1801 to 13.09.1804 MG Olvintsev, Ivan Ivanovich
13.09.1804 to 17.01.1811 MG. Baranov, Avksenti Ivanovich.

Commanders

Date Name

24.08.1798 to 04.03.1800

Lt. Col. Shalygin Petr Mikhailovich (promoted to Col. on 10.02.1799)

03.07.1801 to 25.12.1801

Col. Shalygin Petr Mikhailovich

20.05.1805 to "11.09.1806" M. Tsybezov II, Ivan Borisovich
11.09.1806 to "11.11.1809" Col. Dyachkov 
11.11.1809 to 11.01.1810 Col. Stepanov, Petr Stepanovich

Dnieper (Dneprovski) Musketeer  Regiment

Established on 06.03.1775; between 31.10.1798 and 29.03.1801 was named after its chef; reorganized into infantry regiment on 22.02.1811

Chefs

Date Name

03.12.1796 to 04.12.1797

MG. Rakhmanov Gavrila 

04.12.1797 to 07.12.1797

MG Ostrozhski, Vasili 

07.12.1797 to 24.10.1799 MG Arbenev Ivan Iosifovich
24.10.1799 to 19.05.1800 MG Vyazmitinov 
19.05.1800 to 13.09.1801 MG Kononovich Stepan Alekseyevich
13.09.1801 to 15.01.1807 LG. Brizeman von Netting Ivan Ivanovich
15.01.1807 to “27.06.1807”[1] Col. Kern 
27.06.1807 to “01.09.1814” Col. Prince Khovanski Nikolai Nikolayevich (promoted to MG on 14.06.1810 and to LG on 30.08.1814)

[1] Removed from rosters as killed on 27.06.1807

Commanders

Date Name

to 05.08.1797

Col. Myagkoi "Mikhail Lazarovich" 

05.07.1798 to 10.08.1800

Lt. Col. Mitskii, Ivan Grigorievich (promoted to Col. on 10.02.1799)

19.10.1800 to 21.05.1803 Lt. Col. Mistrov Petr Ivanovich.  (promoted to Col. on 10.12.1800)
07.07.1803 to 04.12.1807 Lt. Col. Gurich I, Ivan Ivanovich (promoted to Col. on 11.04.1804)
30.01.1808 to 08.11.1811 Major Ulrichsen Karl Grigorievich. (promoted to Lt. Col. on 14.06.1810) 
08.11.1811 to "28.04.1818" Lt. Col. Blagoveshchenski, Dmitri Maksimovich.  (promoted to Col. on 05.12.1813)
After 28.04.1818 Col. Brimmer 

Dragoon (Dragunski) Regiment

Established on 20.08.1798; Between 1797-1800, was named after its chef.
Disbanded on 04.03.1800

Chefs

Date Name

20.08.1798 to 09.02.1799

MG Khastalov, Yakim Vasilievich.

09.02.1799 to 04.03.1800

MG Glazenap, Grigorii Ivanovich

 

Commanders

Date Name

04.11.1798 to 05.03.1800 

Lt. Col. Shevich II, Nikolai Egorovich (promoted to Col. on 23.10.1799)

 

Life Guard Dragoon (Leib-Gvardii Dragunski) Regiment

Established on 12.12.1809

Chefs

Date Name

Beginning on 12.12.1809

Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich.

 

Commanders

Date Name

Beginning on 12.12.1809

Col. Chicherin II, Petr Alekseyevich  (promoted to MG on 06.12.1812)

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: February 2005

 

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