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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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. Its two ablest and most important staff officers were von Toll and von Diebitsch.
(62) In the months before the French invasion, Alexander I and Barclay de Tolly were kept well informed by Russian intelligence of the huge army that Napoleon was concentrating against them.
and D., The Commander; A Life of Barclay de Tolly. Oxford, 1980.