Friday, August 5, 2016

The Olga Hussars. A Battle Between Russian and Hungarian Hussars, 8(20) July 1849.



 Portrait of P. M. Rayevsky Cornet of the Life-Guard Hussar Regiment. Artist: Liphart Ernst Karlovich Location: Hermitage Museum Medium: Oil Painting on Canvas

Olga Hussars 8 July 1849 Hungarian Revolt

The Hungarian campaign opened in fact on 20 January (1 February) 1849, when two small columns-those of Major General Engelhardt (3 battalions, 2 sotnias, and 8 guns) and Colonel Skaryatin (4 battalions, 5 sotnias, and 8 guns)-crossed the Transylvanian border on L├╝ders' orders (he had previously received Nicholas I's approval).

THE RUSSIAN ARMY, 1914


THE RUSSIAN ARMY, 1914

A peacetime order of battle of the Russian Army for July of 1914, listing all corps, divisions, brigades, regiments, and independent battalions of infantry, cavalry, artillery, and engineers with their garrison locations. All support, technical, administrative, supply, medical, and staff troops and units are also included with their locations and assignments.