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RUSSIAN ARMY OF NICHOLAS I

This is a growing selection of illustrations and text information about the Russian army at the time of Tsar Nicholas I. These photos were made from the lithograph plates in the monumental multi-volume history of the Russian army by Viskovatov prepared starting in the 1840's. For translations of the text and line drawings please contact Mark Conrad (see Xenophon page).

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Senior officers, Grenadier Regiment - 1826-28

 
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Private and NCO, Grenadier Regiment - 1826-28

 
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Senior officer, Samogolski and Lutski Grenadier Regiments - 1826-28

 
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Drummer and musician, Grenadier Regiments - 1826-28

 
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Staff officer, Grenadier Regiments - 1829-44

 
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NCO, Musketer Company, Infantry and Naval Regiments - 1826-28

 
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Drummer, Musketeer Company, Infantry Regiment - 1826-28

 
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Senior officer, Grenadier Company, Infantry Regiment -1826-28

 
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Staff officer and adjutant, Infantry and Naval Regiments - 1826-28

 
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Adjutant and Staff officer, Grenadier Regiment, - 1826-28

 
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Private, Infantry Regiment - 1828-30

 
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Senior officer, Grenadier Company, Infantry Regiment - 1826-33

 
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Senior officer, Grenadier Regiment - 1833-43

 
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Private and NCO, Grenadier Regiment - 1833-43

 
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Staff officer, Grenadier Regiment - 1830-43

 
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Private and NCO - Grenadier Regiment - 1828- 33, summer and winter uniforms

 
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Private and senior officer, Grenadier Regiment, Caucasian Corps - 1829-33

 
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Senior officer, Infantry Regiment, Caucasian Corps -1830-34

 
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Senior officer and NCO, Infantry Regiment - 1833-35

 
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Senior officer, Grenadier Regiment 1828-33 - in 1830 officer sword changed to half saber

 
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Senior officer and Private, Naval Regiment 1833-46

 
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Senior officer, Grenadier Regiment - 1833-43, undress uniform

 
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Senior officer and NCO, Grenadier Regiment - 1833-43

 
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Private, Grenadier Regiment - 1835-43

 
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Senior officer, Grenadier Regiment - 1835-43

 
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Privates, Grenadier Regiment - 1837-43, rear view in full field gear

 
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NCO and senior officer, Grenadier Regiment - 1839-43

 
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Private and NCO, Grenadier Regiment -1844-46

 
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Helmets (kaski) lower ranks, Grenadier Regiment - beginning 9 May, 1844

 
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Helmet, lower ranks, Grenadier Regiment from 9 and 25 Nov, 1849

 
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Staff officer, Yekaterinoslavski Grenadier His Imperial Highness Alexander Tsarivich Regiment 1844

 
 

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Senior officer, Grenadier Regiment - 1844

 
 

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Senior officer, His Highnesss, King of Prissua, Yekaterinoslavski, His Imperial Highness Nasl'pic Tsaryevich, and His Imperial Highness Grand Prince Mikhail Pavlovich Regiments - 1845-54

 
 

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Private, Grenadier Regiment - 1846-49

 
 

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Privates, Grenadier, His Imperial Highness Grand Prince Konstantin Nikolaiyevich Regiment -1848-1855

 
 

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NCO, Grenadier His Imperial Highness Grand Prince Konstantin Nikolaiyevich Regiment - 1848-555

 
 

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Senior officers, Grenadier His Imperial Highness Grand Prince Konstantin Nikolaiyevich Regiment - 1848-55

 
 

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Noncombatant, Grenadier His Imperial Highness Grand Prince Konstantin Nikolaiyevich Regiment - 1848-55

 
 

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Bugler, Grenadier Regiments - 1849-55

 
 

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NCO, Grenadier Regiment - 1851-55

 
 

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Back pack and accoutrements - lower ranks Infantry Caucasian Corps from 8 Aug 1848

 
 

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Private Grenadier Regiment - 1851-54

 
 

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Drum for infantry regiments from 1851

 
 

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Fleishchik His Imperial Highness Grand Prince Constantin Nikolaiyevich Grenadier Regiment- 1851-55

 
 

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Staff officer, Grenadier Regiment 1851-55

 
 

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Senior officers, grenadier regiment - 1854-55

 
 

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Staff officer, Grenadier regiments - 1854-55

 
 

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Private, Grenadier regiments - 1855

 
 

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Kiever emblem for grenadier regiment and "outstanding" emblem

 

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