The personnel of the Russian army in the caucasus in 1830-1840-ies

The article presents the personnel structure of the Russian army in the Caucasus in the period of 1830-1840-ies. The attention is paid to the problems of recruitment, and the study of everyday service of soldiers and officers. There are used the materials of the regional and local archives, namely the State archive of the Krasnodar Krai and the Archival department of administration of Sochi city (Russian Federation), as well as sources of a personal origin (memoirs). The work is widely used the pre-revolutionary, Soviet and modern russian literature. The study methods are the principles of objectivity, historicism, systematic, integrated consideration of socio-subjective in the subject of study. In conclusion, the authors note that despite of the difficulties of manning the army units in the Caucasus (the flight of the soldiers, crimes, etc.) the military situation and competent management of units, and equally significant terms of service allowed to melt antisocial composition of the number of recruits into combat-ready joint. Russian officers played a significant role in the training and re-recruiting of the masses. © 2016 by Sochi State University.

Authors
Karataev V.B.1 , Ostrovskaya A.A. 1 , Kokuytseva T.V. 2 , Semenov A.S. 2
Journal
Publisher
Sochi State University for Tourism and Recreation
Number of issue
3
Language
Russian
Pages
650-657
Status
Published
Volume
41
Year
2016
Organizations
  • 1 International Network Center for Fundamental and Applied Research, Russian Federation
  • 2 Institute of Space Technologies, Peoples' Friendship of University of Russia, Russian Federation
Keywords
Personnel structure; Russian army; The Caucasian war; The Caucasus
Date of creation
19.10.2018
Date of change
19.10.2018
Short link
https://repository.rudn.ru/en/records/article/record/3830/
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