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Attack of French cuirassiers and hussars on the Westphalian position Aleksopolskogo Infantry Regiment in the battle for the village Semenov, the Battle of Borodino on 7 September 1812.


The Battle of Eylau or Battle of Preussisch-Eylau, 7 and 8 February 1807, was a bloody and inconclusive battle between Napoléon's Grande Armée and a Russian Empire army under Levin August, Count von Bennigsen near the town of Eylau in East Prussia


The '''Battle of Borodino''' (), fought on September 7, 1812, was a major engagement in the Napoleonic Wars+ during the French invasion of Russia+. The fighting involved around 250,000 troops and produced at least 70,000 casualties, making Borodino the single deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon's Grande Armée launched an attack against the Russian army, driving the latter back from their initial positions but failing to score a decisive victory.


The Melee: French Carabiniers and Russian Hussars at the Battle of Borodino. Keith Rocco. Passing by the Raevsky Redoubt and flooding the plateau beyond, French cavalry consisting of elements of Montbrun's 2nd Reserve Cavalry Corps and Grouchy's 3rd Reserve Cavalry Corps became embroiled with Russian regiments of horse in a fight that General Barclay de Tolly described as "one of the most stubborn cavalry battles of history."