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Mir 1

Battle Name : Mir 1

Date(s) : 10 July 1812

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Russian Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Russian Foces over French Allies [Poles]

Type of battle : Land


Within the general pattern of the Russian withdrawal occasional stands, such as this engagement, blunted the French advance. The Don Cossacks, under Hetman Platov, supported by an infantry brigade outnumbered and repulsed the 4th Light Cavalry Division of Latour-Maubourg's IV Cavalry Corps.


A town on the road from Minsk to Wolkowysk about 112 miles southwest of Minsk. (Belarus)

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