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A Century of the Russian Ministry of War: Reform during the period 1801-1805

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War: Reform during the period 1801-1805

Peter Phillips continues his translation of A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1802-1902 General Staff Historical Department

The Reign of Emperor Alexander I Petrovich

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War – Reform during the period 1801-05 Part 1

A Century of the Russian Minstry of War – Reform during the period 1801-05 Part 2-5

Diagram1 – Disposition of troops in 1801

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War – The Reign of Emperor Alexander I – 1801-1805 Establishments for Infantry and Cavalry

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War – Part 7 Conclusions on the new establishments

A Century of the Russian Minsistry of War Parts 8 and 9 Part 8 -On the submission of the Military Commission’s Notes; Part 9 – Major General Rusanov’s Piece and Conclusions on the ‘Piece’.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War Part 10 ‘Reasoning’ and ‘Scenarios’ by the Engineer and Quartermaster General Sukhtelen and an evaluation of ‘Scenarios’.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War Reforms 1800-05 Part 11-12 ‘Explanations’ by the Military Commission; Calculations by the Military Commission on troop numbers; tables of establishments of troops in Russian Army.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War Reforms 1801-1805 Part 13-14 Conclusions on the calculations regarding troops required by the Military Commission; opinion of the Czar on these conclusions; Decree regarding the formation of 14 regiments and a Horse Artillery Battalion.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War Reforms 1801-1805 Part 15-17 Reform of the Artillery.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War Reforms 1801-1805 Part 18-22 Reorganisation of Engineering troops and new establishments; New Schedule for the Army; Establishment for an Ulan Regiment; New establishment for the Chevalier Garde Regiment.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Parts 23-24 Organisation of Pontoon units; a listing of the most important changes to the above establishments and some minor amendments; conditions for the quartering of troops.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1801-05 Part 25 Reorganisation of the national forces and their strength by the end of 1805.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 26 Cossack and Irregular Forces by the end of 1805.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 27  The  increase in the importance of Company, Squadron and Battalion Commanders, with regard to the Colonel-in-Chief and Inspector by 1805.

A Century 0f the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 28a-d  The progression in the generation of Armies and Corps from 1802 to 1805.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 28e  The generation of Armies and Corps in November 1805, their composition and conclusions.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 28e Appendices  Schedule of Armies.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 28f-h  The Reorganisation Of Kutuzov’s Army In November 1805 And The Formation Of A Reserve Corps Facing Galicia; The Reorganisation Of Forces Returning From Campaign; The Generation Of Ad Hoc Formations In The Caucasus.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 28i-k The Russian Corps In The Ionian Islands; Mobile Artillery Parks; Conclusions.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 29  Constitution and size of the army in January 1805 and 1806.

A Century of the Russian Ministry of War 1800-05 Part 30 & Conclusions  The beginning of the abolition of Inspections and the schedule of the army in January 1806.