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Armies in Naples in 1805

Sun Dec 21, 2008 3:27 pm

[font='Times New Roman','serif']Dears,[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']I send you some improvements for 1805 scenario about the Kingdom of Neaples. [/font][font='Times New Roman','serif']My reference is P. Colletta, Storia del Reame di Napoli", cap. [/font][font='Times New Roman','serif']XV

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[font='Times New Roman','serif']After peace of Florence tre Kingdom of Naples is neutral state, and open your frontier to french army.[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']In september the french corp of Laurent de Gouvion-Saint-Cyr are in the Kingdom of Naples to negotiate the neutrality of Kingdom of Naples.[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Corps de troupe sous les ordres du général Gouvion Saint-Cyr commandant en chef :

Général Francheschi, chef d’état major

1ère division : général Montrichard
1ere brigade :
6e rgt d’infanterie de ligne 3 bataillons (2035 h)
42e rgt d’infanterie de ligne 3 bataillons (1843 h)
2e brigade
1er rgt d’infanterie légère 3 bataillons (2436 h)
2e division : général Reynier
1er rgt suisse 1 bataillon (776 h)
6e rgt de chasseurs à cheval 4 escadrons (578 h)
troupes italiennes :
légion italienne 1 bataillon (639 h)
3e rgt d’infanterie 2 bataillons (992 h)
4e rgt d’infanterie 2 bataillons (1284 h)
Chasseurs à cheval 4 escadrons(527 h)
1 compagnie d’artillerie à pied (italienne)
1 compagnie d’artillerie à cheval (italienne)
3e division : général Lecchi
5e rgt de ligne (italien) 2 bataillons (1660 h)
1e rgt polonais 3 bataillons (2170 h)
Division de cavalerie :général ?
1ere brigade :
32e rgt d’infanterie légère 1 bataillon (619 h)
2e brigade :
7e rgt de dragons 4 escadrons (620 h)
9e rgt de chasseurs à cheval (586 h)
rgt de cavalerie polonaise (lanciers) 4 escadrons (598 h)
Parc d’artillerie :
5 compagnies d’artillerie à pied
1 compagnie d’artillerie à pied italienne
2 compagnies d’artillerie à cheval
1 compagnie du genie
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']After pact of Paris, on 21 september 1806 the minister Talleyrand and the minister neapolitain San Gallo sign the neutrality



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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Saint Cyr's corp leave from Neaples on 9 october 1805
Be carrefull: In august 1805 there wasn't the russina army in Neaples[/font]
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']On 19 november 1805 arrives in Naples the corp of russian general (11.000 russian, 6.000 montenegrini).

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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Situation of Russian Forces October 1805 [/font]
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Quoted from http://www.napoleon-series.org/military/battles/c_ioniansea.html[/font]
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']As a part of the 3rd Coalition’s grand plans, Russian and British forces in the Mediterranean were to cooperate in the campaign against the French in Italy . British forces from Malta and Russian forces in the Ionian Islands, reinforced by additional troops sent from Odessa, would land in Naples under the overall command of General of Infantry Moritz Petrovich Lacy. Augmented by the Neapolitan army, the force would liberate the Italian peninsula, occupied by a corps under General Gouvion St. Cyr, from the French while the Archduke Charles with the Austrian Army of Italy would oppose the main French Army of Italy under Marshal Andre Massena. Events in Germany moved too quickly, however, and by the time transports were assembled and favorable winds had allowed the allied forces to land in Naples, the Austrian Army of Germany had surrendered to Napoleon at Ulm and Charles had withdrawn from Italy pursued by Massena. After sitting for several weeks awaiting a clarification of events, the force re-embarked, the Russians returning to the Ionians, and the British to Malta . The Neapolitans were left to their fate at the hands of an irate Napoleon who sent Massena to occupy Naples in a rapid campaign in spring of 1806.[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']GoI Moritz Petrovich Lacy – Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in Naples[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
[CENTER][CENTER][font='Times New Roman','serif']Russian Contingent of Naples Descent Force [/font][/CENTER][/CENTER]
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General-Lieutenant Roman Karlovich Anrep [/font]

[font='Times New Roman','serif']Brigade: General-Major Bakhmetiev-3[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Siberia Grenadier Regiment (3 battalions) – 2391[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Aleksei Nikolaevich Bakhmetiev-3
Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Petr Panteleevich Popov
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kozlov Musketeer Regiment (3 battalions) – approx. 1875[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Vasily Ivanovich Maksheev
Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Fedor Fedorovich Padeisky
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Brigade: General-Major Musin-Pushkin[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Vitebsk Musketeer Regiment (3 battalions) - 1875[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Pavel Klavdievich Musin-Pushkin
Kmdr: none
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kolyvan Musketeer Regiment (3 battalions) – approx 1875[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Andrey Fedorovich Zherdiuk
Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Aleksander Andreevich Lopukhin
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Aleksopol Musketeer Regiment (1 grenadier battalion) – approx. [/font][font='Times New Roman','serif']625[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Nikolai Alekseevich Lobeika
Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Ivan Ivanovich Palitzyn
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Brigade: General-Major Knyaz Vyazemsky[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']13e Jaeger Regiment (3 battalions) - approx. 1505[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Knyaz Vasily Vasilievich Vyazemsky
Kmdr: Major Kiril Vasilievich Zabelin
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']14e Jaeger Regiment (3 battalions) – approx. 1505[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Ivan Ivanovich Shteder
Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Fedor Evstafievich Kniper
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Legion of Light Riflemen: General-Major Emmanuil Grigorievich Popondopolo[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'] – approx. 1964 [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Souliote Legion (2 sections) [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Alexander Benkendorf [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Epiriote Legion (2 sections) [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kmdr: Maj. Chrestos Kalogeres-Tsames/Capt. Demostikos[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Cheimarriote Legion (1 section) [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kmdr: Major Georgios Palatinos[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Peloponnesian Legion (.5 section) [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kmdr: Capt. Anagnostaras Papageorgiu[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif'][Greco-Albanian forces. Organized into 4-company “sections” rather than “battalions” – total 22 companies.] [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']1 Position Co. 6th Artillery Regiment[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'] (12 x 12 pdrs) - approx. [/font][font='Times New Roman','serif']250[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kmdr: Backolz [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Remaining in Ionian Islands – [/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Kura Musketeer Regiment(3 battalions) – approx 1800 [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Fedor Viktorovich Nazimov
Kmdr: None
[1 battalion Corfu, 1 battalion Zante, 1 battalion Cephalonia/St. Maura/Cerigo
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']1st Marine (Morskoi) Regiment (2 companies) – aboard naval vessels [/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Corfu garrison battalion (1 battalion) – approx 600[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']2 Position Cos. 6th Artillery Regiment (each 12 x 12 pdrs) – in Corfu[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']1 Horse Artillery Company (Don Cossak HA?) (12 x 6 pdrs) – in Corfu[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Septinsular Militia – 4000 – distributed amongst the islands[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Macedonian Legion (4 companies) approx. 356 –- distributed amongst the islands[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Intended for the Ionian Descent force but left in Odessa due to insufficient transports:[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Aleksopol Musketeer Regiment (2 battalions)[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Nikolai Alekseevich Lobeika
Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Ivan Ivanovich Palitzyn
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Nizhegorod Musketeer Regiment (3 battalions)[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Mikhail Alekseevich Khitrovo
Kmdr: Polkovnik (Colonel) Panteleimon Egorovich Benardos-2
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']Smolensk Dragoon Regiment (5 squadrons)[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Shef: General-Major Ermolai Ermolaevich Gamper
Kmdr: Podpolkovnik (Lt-Colonel) Petr L’vovich Chelitshev
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[font='Times New Roman','serif']2 regiments Don Cossacks (5 pulks each)[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']1 co. 6th Artillery Regiment (12 x 12 pdrs)[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']Total strength of the expedition varies. Mikhailovsky gives 12,250 Russians and 1640 Albanians, Souliotes and Cheimariotes. These total would seem to exclude the artillerists. Pappas places the total Septinsular contingent somewhat higher at 1964.[/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']British Expeditionary Corp (6600 men) under command of admiral [/font][font='Times New Roman','serif']James Henry Craig (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Henry_Craig)[/font][font='Times New Roman','serif'][/font]
[font='Times New Roman','serif']For Nelson strategy in Mediterraneo see : http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_trafalgar1.ht[/font][font='Verdana','sans-serif']ml[/font]

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