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The subject index / Pavlovsky Life Guards Regiment

Pavlovsky Life Guards Regiment

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PAVLOVSKY LIFE GUARDS REGIMENT, infantry guards regiment. Raised in 1790 from separate grenadier companies like the Pavlovsky Grenadier Regiment. Participated in the wars with France (1799, 1805, 1806-07, 1812-14); Turkey (1828-29, 1877-78); the suppression of the Polish Uprising in 1830-31; and in WW I of 1914-18. For distinguished performance in the campaign of 1812 the regiment was assigned to the New Guards, and in 1831 - to the Old Guards. Quartered in St. Petersburg, till 1821 - in apartments, later in specially built barracks (1 Field of Mars; 1817-19, architect V.P. Stasov). The regiment chapel was the Alexander Nevsky Church (housed on the 2nd floor of the quarters). Disbanded in 1918.

Reference: История лейб-гвардии Павловского полка, 1790-1890 / П. Н. Воронов и др. СПб., 1890.

G. V. Kalashnikov.

Stasov Vasily Petrovich

The Field of Mars/Saint Petersburg, city, house 1

История лейб-гвардии Павловского полка, 1790-1890 / П. Н. Воронов и др. СПб., 1890


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