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Chuguev Uhlan Regiment
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Elizavetgrad Pikineer Regiment
Russian Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Lieutenant General Grigory Ivanovich Lisanevich
Lieutenant General Grigory Ivanovich LisanevichRussian Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Lieutenant General Grigory Ivanovich LisanevichResearch Subjects: BiographiesRussian Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Lieutenant General Grigory Ivanovich LisanevichLieutenant General Grigory Lisanevich Grigory Ivanovich Lisanevich joined the Elizavetgrad Pikineer Regiment in 1771 and fought the Turksh at Silistra and Küçük Kaynarca.In 1775 he was promoted to aide-de-camp and participated in the campaigns against the Crimea Tatars in 1777-1778 and 1782.In 1787, Lisanevich was transferred to the Elizavetgrad Horse Jager Regiment and fought at Ochakov (1788) and Akkerman (1789).In 1792-1794, he fought in Poland, where he served as a staff officer to General Ferzen and distinguished himself at Matsevitsy.In 1798, he was promoted to lieutenant colonel and in 1799 to colonel.In 1802, Lisanevich was given command of the battalion of the Elizavetgrad Hussar Regiment.From July 1803 to December 1807, he commanded the Elizavetgrad Hussar Regiment.In 1805, he fought the French and distinguished at Austerlitz.In 1807, Lisanevich fought at Eylau, on the Passarga River, at Heilsberg, and Friedland.For his actions at these battles, he was promoted to major general (24 February) and appointed chef of the Chuguev Uhlan Regiment (January 1808).In 1809, Lisanevich commanded this regiment in the campaign against the Turks.He fought at Braila, Babadag, Girsov, and Constanta and the battle of Rassevat (16 September).During the siege of Silistra, Lisanevich commanded the Russian rear guard and covered the withdrawal of the Russian army across the Danube.In 1810, he fought at Bazardjik, Shumla, Giurgiu, and Ruse.In 1811, Lisanevich was given command of the 2nd Cavalry Brigade of the 7th Cavalry Division and fought in Little Wallachia.In 1812, he fought the French and Austrian troops at Volkovysk and throughout the Belostok region.In 1813, he joined the left wing of the Russian army under Miloradovich.He fought at Glogau, Lutzen, and Bautzen.Lisanevich then was transferred to the main reserve and later dispatched to cover Prague.He joined the main forces after the battle of Kulm and fought at Pirna (8 September), Freiburg (21 October), and Wachau.At Leipzig, Lisanevich was attached to Count Pahlen's division and distinguished himself on the Russian left flank.In 1814, he led the advance guard of Count Pahlen and fought in a series of actions in France, including at Brienne (29 January), Nogent (10 February), Troyes (23-24 Febryary), Bar-sur-Aube (26-27 February), Laubressel (3-4 March), and La Fere Champenoise (25 March).At Paris, Lisanevich was attached to the 2nd Independent Corps of Count O'Rourke and was given command of the 3rd Uhlan Division.In September 1814, he was promoted to lieutenant general.In 1815, he took part in Russian army's march to engage Napoleon, but was then recalled to Russia.He worked with General Aleksey Arakcheyev on the organization of the military colonies.Lisanevich retired in February 1820 and spent the last years of his life on his estate.He attended Nicholas I's coronation in 1825 and died on 25 February 1832.