The French Grand Army, with 600,000
soldiers and led by
Napoleon, invaded Russia. The
campaign begun on June 24, 1812.
The Battle of Borodino was part
of Napoleon's Russia campaign. This battle was fought for 15 long
hours on September 7,
1812 (August 26,
Map of the Battle of Borodino: 0630 Hours - September 7, 1812
Battle of Borodino: 0930 Hours
Battle of Borodino: 1600 Hours
The Russians evacuated Moscow, and on
September 14, 1812, Napoleon entered the city.
Shortly after, a fire destroyed
two-thirds of all Moscow buildings.
Napoleon and his troops commenced
their retreat on October 19, 1812 (October 7,
And here are the maps for Napoleon's Russian Campaign
Russian Campaign Stats
Russian Campaign - July 1, 1812
Russian Campaign - July 24, 1812
Russian Campaign - October 4, 1812
Seats of War