Neverovskaya Dmitry Petrovich( Lt. Gen. (1812), the hero of the Patriotic War of 1812)
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Biography Neverovskaya Dmitry Petrovich
(21.H.1771 with. Prokhorovka now Kanev region Chernihiv region - 21.H.1813, Halle)
H. began serving in the army rank and file. During the Russian-Turkish war of 1787-1790 he. an officer.
2-3 (14-15) August 1812. 27 Infantry Division H. valiantly defended n. Red and red road - Smolensk from the French troops. The division was formed from the recruits in 1812. H. organized at the same time defend the strategically important road to Smolensk, and training of personnel. Under sustained attacks by Marshal Murat's Cavalry (Division repelled the attack more than 40) H. retreated from the battle by building division in battle order square. Opponent praised the persistence of divisions N., calling the retreat "lion". Detachment of General H. (7-8 people) in a battle with a major avant-garde (22 thousand) of Napoleon's army stopped her approach to Smolensk for the whole day and made it possible for 2-nd and 1 st Western armies retreat to Smolensk and defend "the city of Key."
. In the Battle of Smolensk 4 (16) in August of Division H
. defended the Royal Bastion, 5 (17) August - Nikolskoe suburb and village. Rachevku.
H. - The hero of Borodino and the Battle of Maloyaroslavets. August 24 Shevardinsky defended the redoubt, August 26 during the battle of Borodino - Semenov Flash. In the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig was badly wounded and died of his wounds. Dust N. was transported to Russia and is buried in the field of Borodino. Monument valiant Division H. set at p. Red. Name N. named street Smolensk.
Bust of General established in memory of the heroes of the park (1987, sculptor AN. Rusetskaya).
Lit.: The War Gallery of the Winter Palace. - T. 1. - SPb., 1845.