Military Subjects: Battles & Campaigns

1812. Russian Campaign on the Left Wing of the Grande Armée

By Thierry Legrand

 

 

Wittgenstein

Wittgenstein

 

against

 

Oudinot
Guivon St Cyr

Oudinot

Gouvion St. Cyr

Victor

 

Table of Contents

Chapter I - On the Road to the River Dwina

Chapter II - In Front of Drissa

Chapter III - Oudinot’s Offensive

Chapter IV - An Undecided Marshal: August 2nd-16th

Chapter V - The First Battle of Polotsk – August 17th to 18th

Chapter VI - The Strategic Stalemate: from the End of August to mid-October 1812

Annex: Military Operations on Riga

Chapter VII - The Second Battle of Polotsk - October 18th to 20th 1812

Chapter VIII - The Retreat from October 21st to 29th

Chapter IX - Intervention of the IX Corps, from October 30th to November 26th

Annex 1: Orders of Battles, end of July – early August

Annex 2: Order of Battle on August 10th, 1812 (Day Before the Cash of Swolna)

Annex 3: Order of Battle on August 17th in the morning

Annex 4: Troops involved in the Battle of August 17th &Losses

Franco-Bavarian under Marshal Oudinot

Annex 5: Troops involved in the Battle of August 18th & Losses

Annex 6: Forces on August 31st & on September 15th, 1812

Annex 7: Forces & Organisation on October 16th, 1812

Annex 8: Orders of Battles for the 2nd Battle of Polotsk – October 18th, 1812

Annex 9: Forces present on October 29th, 1812

Annex 10: Clash of Czarnicki – October 31st, 1812

Annex 11: Battle of Smoliany – November 14th, 1812

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: January - April 2018



 

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