UDC 94(47)

THE PATRIOTIC WAR 1812 AND THE TERRITORIAL ARMY OF RUSSIA

Zegleev Eduard Alexandrovich
Vyatka State Agricultural Academy
Candidate of historical sciences, Associate professor of History and Philosophy chair

Abstract
The article deals with the patriotic movement in Russia during the Patriotic war 1812. The home guard attracted about 420 000 men. Among them 320 000 participated in the military operations. Besides the Home guard in the narrow sense of the word, its possible to say about the Russian Home guard of 1812 in the wide sense. The whole country was like an army camp. Everyone, from Emperor to peasant, according to their lights contributed to the common cause of liberation of Russia from the enemy.

Keywords: Alexander I, Home guard, Napoleon, partisans, Patriotic war 1812, patriotism, Russia, Vyatka province


Article reference:
Zegleev E.A. The Patriotic war 1812 and the Territorial army of Russia // History and archeology. 2015. № 1 [Electronic journal]. URL: http://history.snauka.ru/en/2015/01/1426

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