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War against Russia

War against Russia

War against Russia

?? april 1812 – 06 march 1813

Comments
The War against Russia starts with the Russian ultimatum to France in april 1812 and ends with the end of the Russian Campaign on 6th of march 1813 (because there was no peace treaty signed the end of the war depends on the respective criteria).

Moscow was entered on September 14 and abandoned on October 19.
First snow falls on November 4.
During the campaign Ney’s Corps was reduced to 100 men.

The War against Russia has the following campaigns:

  • Russian Campaign: 23th of june 1812, Crossing of the River Niemen, until 6th of march 1813, Eugène’s withdrawal behind the River Elbe.

1812/07/05
Battle of Dziana
French victory

France Russia
Murat

Comments
Murat and Russian rearguard


1812/07/09
Battle of Korelitchi (Battle of Borislow?)
Russian victory

France(Poland) Russia
Turno Platov

 


1812/07/10
Battle of Mir
Russian victory

France(Poland) Russia
Rozniecki Platov

 


1812/07/12
Battle of Khaloni
? victory

 


1812/07/15
Battle of Romanovo
Russian victory

France(Poland) Russia
Dziewanovski Platov

 


1812/07/15
Battle of Drissa
? victory

 


1812/07/19
Battle of Eckau
French (Prussian) victory

France(Prussia) Russia
Kleist/Grawert Lewis

 


1812/07/23
Battle of Saltanovka (Battle of Mogilev (Mohilev))
French victory

France Russia
Troops: Davout Raevsky

 


1812/07/25 – 1812/07/27
Battle of Ostronovno
French victory

France Russia
Murat Osterman

 


1812/07/27
Battle of Kobryn
Russian victory

France(Saxony) Russia
Klengel Tormasov

 


1812/07/28
Battle of Jakubovo
French victory

France Russia
Murat(Napoleon) Osterman

 


1812/07/28
1st Skirmish of Kliastitzy
Russian victory

France Russia
Corbineau Kulniev

 


1812/07/30 – 1812/08/01
2nd Skirmish of Kliastitzy, Skirmish of Oboarszina
Russian victory

France Russia
Oudinot Wittgenstein

Comments:
This event may be the same as the Battle of Drissa).


1812/08/08
Cavalry Battle of Inkovo
Russian victory

France Russia
Sébastiani Platov

 


1812/08/11
Battle of Svolna
Russian victory

France Russia
Oudinot d’Auvray

 


1812/08/12
Battle of Prujani (Battle of Gorodetchna, Battle of Podobna)
Austrian/Saxon(French) victory

Austria/Saxony (France) Russia
Schwarzenberg Tormasov

 


1812/08/14
1st Battle of Krasnoi (Krasnoe)
French victory

France Russia
Ney Neveroski

 


1812/08/16 – 1812/08/18
1st Battle of Polotzk
French/Bavarian victory

France/Bavaria Russia
Oudinot/St.Cyr Wittgenstein

Comments
St. Cyr earns his Marshal’s baton.


1812/08/17 – 1812/08/18
Battle of Smolensk
French victory

France Russia
Napoleon Barclay de Tolly

 


1812/08/19
Battle of Valoutina-Gora (Battle of Loubino)
French victory

France Russia
Ney Tutschkow

 


1812/08/22
Battle of Dahlenkirchen
Russian victory

France(Prussia) Russia
VonHorn(McDonald) Essen, Möller

Comments
The skirmishes of Olai and Schlock play a role in the same context).


1812/09/05
Battle of Shevardino (Battle of Kolaga)
French victory

France Russia
Compans, Poniatowski Gorchakov, Kutusov, Bagration

 


1812/09/07
Battle of Borodino (Battle at the Moskova)
French victory

France Russia
Napoleon Kutusov
Troops: 133000 (1) 120000 (1)
Losses: Total 30000 (1) Total 44000 (1)

 


1812/10/18
Battle of Vinkovo (Battle of Tarutino, Battle of Chernishnya)
Russian victory

France Russia
Sébastiani/Murat Bennigsen/Denisov

 


1812/10/18 – 1812/10/20
2nd Battle of Polotzk
Russian victory

France Russia
Oudinot, Victor Wittgenstein

 


1812/10/24
Battle of Malojaroslawez
French victory

France Russia
Eugène/Davout(Napoleon) Dochtorov(Kutusov)

 


1812/11/03
Action of Fiodoroivskoi
French victory

France Russia
Davout Miloradovich

Comments
This Action is a part of the Battle of Viasma
Near Fiodorovskoe the Davout’s troops was surrounded by Russian troops. Miloradovich started strong artillery fire on them and from the other side Platov’s kasaks and the 26th infantry division pressed the French troops and made them leave Fiodorovskoe. The interference of Eugene and Poniatowsky created difficulties for Russians and made them open the road. Miliradovich took the position along the road to Viasma and started artillery and guns fire. This event was from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. when Milooradovich with Platov and Uvarov attacked.


1812/11/03
Battle of Viasma
Russian victory

France Russia
Troops: 37000 (9) 25000 (9)
Losses: WIA+KIA 6000 (9)
Prisoners 2500 (9)

Comments
The Battle of Viasma took about 10 hours.


1812/11/14 – 1812/11/18
2nd Battle of Krasnoi (Krasnoe)
Russian victory

France Russia
Roguet(Napoleon) Miloradovich(Kutusov)

 


1812/11/23
Battle of Loshnitsa
French victory

France Russia
Oudinot Tshitshagov

 


1812/11/26 – 1812/11/28
Battle at and Crossing of the Berezina
French victory

France Russia
Napoleon Kutusov
Troops: 2nd day 24500 (1)
3rd day 40000 (1)
2nd day 40000-50000 (1)
3rd day 64000 (1)
Losses: Total of the combatant forces 25000 (1)
Total of the non-combatant forces 30000 (1)
Total 20000 (1)

Comments
Troups of Oudinot and Ney fight on the west bank against Tshitshagov, Victor’s troops on the east bank against Wittgenstein and Miloradovich.


1812/11/29
Combat of Plechenitzi
Russian victory

France Russia
Oudinot Lanskoi

 


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