Barclay de Tolly


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Barclay de Tolly

Prince Mikhail . 1761--1818, Russian field marshal: commander in chief against Napoleon in 1812
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This old-regime disciplinary code was indeed not just very severe but at times absurdly pedantic and humiliating, though its worst aspects were somewhat reduced in 1812-14 by the realities of wartime service and the common sense and humanity of Barclay de Tolly.
To this day, much the best source on these matters remains the report submitted by Intendant-General Egor Kankrin and Barclay de Tolly to Alexander I in 1815.
For most of 1813-14, the army was commanded by Wittgenstein and Barclay de Tolly.