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Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Borodino

Napoleon at Borodino. The Battle of Borodino was fought September 7, 1812, during the Napoleonic Wars, and again Napoléon vanquished Russian forces. (1803-1815).

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"Battle of Moscow, 7th September 1812" by Louis-François Lejeune, More commonly known as the Battle of Borodino, despite the artist's title.

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The Melee: French Carabiniers and Russian Hussars at the Battle of Borodino. Keith Rocco. Passing by the Raevsky Redoubt and flooding the plateau beyond, French cavalry consisting of elements of Montbrun's 2nd Reserve Cavalry Corps and Grouchy's 3rd Reserve Cavalry Corps became embroiled with Russian regiments of horse in a fight that General Barclay de Tolly described as "one of the most stubborn cavalry battles of history."

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