Chicken Gerasim Matveyevich( The leader of the guerrilla unit in the Patriotic War of 1812)
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Biography Chicken Gerasim Matveyevich
Gerasim Kurin Matveevich (1777, with. Pavlov Moscow. Lip. - 1850, ibid) - the leader of the guerrilla unit in the Patriotic War of 1812. K. was a serf, a peasant who created a detachment of 5,300 infantry and 500 cavalry in the vicinity of r. Bogorodsk. As a result, seven clashes with Napoleon's troops to. mnogofrantsuzskih captured soldiers, 3 guns; for bravery was awarded the George Cross soldier.