Botyanov Mikhail Ivanovich( war general)
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Biography Botyanov Mikhail Ivanovich
Born in 1835, was educated in the sea cadet corps. In the Crimean campaign Botyanov the rank of warrant officer in the bombardment of Sevastopol has twice been wounded while on Kornilov and 4-m bastions. Since 1861. Botyanov served in the Caucasus, and participated in military actions against the Highlanders. In 1874,. Botyanov consisting regimental commander, at the same time he was appointed head Khasav-Yurt district, in 1877. - Interim department head of the Terek region. In 1880, Mr.. Botyanov was a member of the Supreme Administrative Commission. Since 1888. Botyanov - Corps Commander, in 1900 - commander of the military district of Vilna, in 1903. - Member of the Military Council. At the end of Russian-Japanese war Botyanov was appointed commander of the Third Manchu army (April - December 1905). At the conclusion of peace returned to the council of war, in 1911. resigned and was appointed an honorary trustee. Botyanov published "Memoirs of Sevastopol and Caucasians," "Over the year of the war" (1905) and a number of articles in "Russian Invalid", etc.