Karpov Akim( The commander of the era of the Napoleonic Wars, Lt. Gen.)
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Biography Karpov Akim
Akim Akimovich Karpov was born in 1767. 'From the headquarters officers of children of the Don Cossacks'. In the service joined the Cossacks in 1782, in 1783, received the rank of Captain eat. He fought with the mountaineers in the Caucasus, was in the expeditions of the Kuban and in Chechnya.
In 1797 he was assigned to form two companies of the Don Horse Artillery. In 1799 he received the rank of colonel. Participated in the war against the Turks in 1807-1811 he. Distinguished by Zhurzhey in 1807, in 1808. - When Brailov, Girsova, Rassevate. Awarded November 26, 1807 Order of St.. George 4-th kl? 810: "In an excellent reward of courage and bravery, rendered in the battle against the Turkish troops on June 19 at the village Manaylaki."
December 29, 1809 was granted a major general. Participated in the battles of Tataritsey, in 1810, Mr.. - In the capture of Silistra and Ruschuka under siege noisy and Batinskom battle.
In 1812 he was commander of the first eight, then ten Cossack regiments in the 2 nd Western Army. Separate Cossack detachment Karpov fought at Borodino.
Tarutino has distinguished itself in battle, for which he was awarded the Order of St.. Anna 1-st century. diamond. For the successful prosecution of Napoleon's retreat from Russia received parts of June 3, 1813 Order of St.. George 3rd kl. ? 299: "As a reward for outstanding bravery and courage, rendered in the battle against the French troops of 4.6 in November 1812 under the red.
In 1813, Mr.. was at the siege of Glogau, near Dresden, Bautzen, Katsbahom, Leipzig.
In 1814, Mr.. fought in France in Saint-Dizier, Brienne, La Rothiere (for which 30 August 1814 was granted the rank of lieutenant-general), Monmirayle, Kraone, Laon, Fere-Champenoise, and under the walls of Paris.
. After the Napoleonic wars in command throughout the Cossack horse artillery
. In 1819 he was appointed a member of the committee consist of the device of the Don Cossacks. Retired March 11, 1836.
Has passed away in 1837. Buried in the family vault at the Church of Three Saints in Dyachkinoy suburb of Donetsk district of the Don Cossacks.