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HappyHussar16 Jul 2017 2:15 p.m. PST

I have been reading up on the Army of the Conde' in Russian service during the period 1797-1800. The narrative I read says that they "marched into Germany with Suvorov." Well from what I remember Suvorov marched into northern Italy via Austria. He then waged a very successful campaign against the French with his Austrian allies. Then he was ordered to cross the Alps into Switzerland to link up with Rimsky-Korsakov.

I am looking to see whether:

1. They marched with Suvorov into Austria, were then left behind and later were picked up by Rimsky-Korsakov and marched into Germany with that force.


2. They marched with Rimsky-Korsakov (the later group of Russians to march from Poland) into Germany and fought in Switzerland.


3. They marched into Germany but were not involved in any fighting.

I dont see them in any OB for northern Italy so I immediately discounted them as a part of Suvorov's army there. Thus they obviously did not cross the Alps.

I dont see them on the OB for Second Zurich.

Any information will be appreciated!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jul 2017 3:21 p.m. PST

Hope it's help you my friend…



HappyHussar16 Jul 2017 4:25 p.m. PST

Yes, that answers my question! Thanks!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jul 2017 9:19 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


Brechtel19817 Jul 2017 3:41 a.m. PST

These two books might be helpful. They can be found on Google Books:



von Winterfeldt21 Jul 2017 8:36 a.m. PST


Muret, Théodore. Histoire de l'armée de Condé. 2 vols. 1844. :
1: link
2: link



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